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Single-Case Research Methods for the Behavioral and Health Sciences

Single-Case Research Methods for the Behavioral and Health Sciences

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Research Design | Research Methods

August 2008 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Using an integrated case study approach, the book begins with the underlying logic of single-case (and its relations to applied behaviour analysis) designs, specific design strategies and tactics, data presentation and interpretation, and the general advantages of single-subject research for those working in applied settings - particularly courses in psychology, social work, counseling and therapy, nursing, and related human services and allied health sciences.
Chapter One: Why Single-Case Research Methods?
Chapter Two: Comparing Group and Single-Case Designs
Chapter Three: Observational Strategies
Chapter Four: Dimensions of Single-Case Research Design and Data Display
Chapter Five: Single-case Experimental Designs: The Withdrawal Design
Chapter Six: Multiple-Baseline Designs
Chapter Seven: Changing Criterion Designs
Chapter Eight: Comparing Treatments: The Alternating Treatment Designs
Chapter Nine: Data Analysis in Single-Case Research
Chapter Ten: Contemporary Themes and Future Directions in Single-Case Research

A very good book for those students interested in thinking about Single Case Research Design in their clinical healthcare practice. Informative and clear.

Mr Ian Michael McGonagle
School of Health & Social Care, Lincoln University
January 21, 2016

Accessible and comprehensive discussion of designs

Dr Sid Frankel
Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba
April 10, 2015

This is a book that enlighten the single-case design very well. Easy to read and understand.

Professor Anne Soderlund
Dep of Physiotherapy, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare
January 28, 2012

I will use this as additional reading.

Professor Paul Hackett
Education Dept, Tufts University
October 6, 2011

A great book, but would be viewed as additional reading rather than part of the recommended reading list. We may adopt it later once qualitative methodologies are included in the course.

Mr Devan Rajendran
Reseach Department, European School of Osteopathy
June 22, 2010

Good overview of SSR

Professor Robin Santhouse
School Of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
March 5, 2010

David L. Morgan

Dr. Morgan earned his degree in experimental psychology with an emphasis in human operant behavior from Auburn University. He maintains interests in behavioral epistemology, single-subject research design and the impact of human behavior on the natural environment. His recent textbooks include Essentials of Learning and Cognition (Waveland Press, 2007) and Single-Case Research Methods for the Behavioral and Health Sciences (Sage, 2009) coauthored with Robin K. Morgan of Indiana University Southeast. Dr. Morgan has contributed numerous articles in professional journals, including The Behavior Analyst, The Psychological Record and Teaching... More About Author

Robin K. Morgan

Robin K. Morgan obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Auburn University in 1988. She is currently a professor at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, IN, where she has been teaching since 1988. Dr. Morgan has worked in both inpatient psychiatric and medical settings as well as outpatient settings, including private practice, with child, adolescent, and adult clients running the gamut of psychological disorders. Dr. Morgan has published articles in several journals, and has been recognized for her excellence in teaching. She is the author of the text, Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, published by... More About Author

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