A Handbook of Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Psychology - 315 pages
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Introduction, Jeremy Miles & Paul Gilbert1. Thinking about research- issues and dilemmas, Paul Gilbert & C Irons2. Sampling in health and clinical psychology research, Heather Buchanan & Neil Coulson3. Ethical research is better research, Bruce Napier4. Research with children, Sally-Ann Clarke, Jo Lawford, Linda Sheppard & Christine Eiser5. The measurement of physiological outcomes in health and clinical psychology, Mark A Wetherell & Kav Vedhara6. Semi-structured interviewing, Fiona Fylan7. Using focus groups- exploring the meanings of health and illness, Sue Wilkinson8. Using and evaluating psychometric measures- practical and theoretical considerations, Darcy A Santor9. The use of diary methodologies in health and clinical psychology, Eamonn Ferguson10. Analysis of repertory grids in clinical practice, Chris Leach & Kate Freshwater11. Descriptive and interpretive approaches to qualitative research, Robert Elliott & Ladislav Timulak12. Discursive approaches, Elizabeth H Stokoe & Sally Wiggins13. Experimental methods in clinical and health research, Andy P Field & Graham C L Davey14. The importance of considering effect size and statistical power in research, David Clark-Carter15. Reliability, Susanne Hempel16. Analysing categorical data, Chris Fife-Schaw17. General and generalised linear models, Jeremy Miles18. Survival analysis, Peter Watson19. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis in clinical and health psychology, Mark Shevlin20. Applications of structural equation modelling in clinical and health psychology research, Rick H Hoyle21. Some statistical and graphical strategies for exploring the effect of longitudinal data in health research, Gary Adamson & Brendan Bunting22. Meta-analysis, Andy P Field
 

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Contents

Sampling in health and clinical psychology research
15
Research with children
37
Semistructured interviewing
65
exploring the meanings
79
practical
95
The use of diary methodologies in health and clinical psychology
111
Analysis of repertory grids in clinical practice
125
Descriptive and interpretive approaches to qualitative research
147
Experimental methods in clinical and health research
175
Reliability
193
General and generalised linear models
217
Survival analysis
237
Applications of structural equation modelling in clinical and health
261
Some statistical and graphical strategies for exploring the effect
279
Metaanalysis
295
Index
309

Discursive approaches
161

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About the author (2005)

Jeremy Miles is at Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK. Paul Gilbert is at South Derbyshire Mental Health Trust, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, UK.

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