Printer Friendly

Understanding and evaluating research in applied clinical settings.


Understanding and evaluating research in applied clinical settings.

Morgan, George A. et al.

Lawrence Erlbaum


367 pages




Written for students and professionals in psychology, education, counseling, mental health, nursing, and medicine with some backgroung in research and statistics, this integrated approach to quantitative research methods, data analysis, and article evaluation concentrates on materials describing evidence-based clinical practice. In 38 discrete articles, coverage begins with basic information on the research framework, sample studies, and the ethics of human research and publishing. Subsequenst topics include variables and their measurement, quantitative research approaches including the quasi-experimental, evaluation of methods and design, inferential statistics and their interpretation, and the selection and interpretation of specific statistics such as the chi-square test and accompanying effect size indices. Chapters on applications include such topics as meta-analysis and clinical significance, and materials on the evaluation of research validity include evaluations of four sample articles.

([c] 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2005 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Reference & Research Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Nov 1, 2005
Previous Article:International trademark treaties; with commentary.
Next Article:The war on truth; 9/11, disinformation, and the anatomy of terrorism.

Related Articles
Albert R. Roberts and Kenneth R. Yeager, Foundations of Evidence Based Social Work Practice.
Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters