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Research Design in Clinical Psychology

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In this successful text, Kazdin describes research methods in psychology and provides criteria for conducting and evaluating clinical research. This text's emphasis is on clinical psychology, but the issues and methods it discusses are relevant to counseling, school psychology and psychiatry. The various stages of research are discussed, with an emphasis on the special dem ...more
Paperback, 524 pages
Published February 18th 2002 by Pearson (first published January 1st 1980)
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Aaron
Dec 01, 2008 Aaron rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Clinical psychology grad students
Alan Kazdin heads the department of clinical psychology at Yale, served (perhaps still does) as the president of the American Psychological Association, and is generally recognized as one of the leader authorities in the field today. That being said, I have a few criticisms of this text.

The text is ambitious and well-intended. Research design is, to most people, not inherently interesting and often tedious; Kazdin uses humor throughout the text to lighten things up and to try to keep the reader
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Undergrad level (read: easier to read, broken down).
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Alan E. Kazdin, Ph.D., is the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and Director of the Yale Parenting Center. His work on parenting and childrearing has been featured on NPR, PBS, the BBC, and he has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC News, 20/20, and Dr. Phil. He frequently lectures to parents, educators, and business groups interested ...more
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