A Guide for TherapistsBy
- Sally French, MCSP, DipTP, BSc, MSc(Psych), MSc(Soc), PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Management and Social Sciences, King Alfred's College of Higher Education, Winchester, UK
- Frances Reynolds, BSc, Dip Psych Couns, PhD, Lecturer in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling, Department of Health Studies, Brunel University, Isleworth, UK
- John Swain, BSc, PGCE, MSc, PhD, Principal Lecturer (Research) and Reader in Disability Studies, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Education, University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
The authors discuss how to start research, the range of tools, research methods and approaches which can be applied, as well as how to report and disseminate research findings.
Also contained are learning objectives and practical advice to make understanding and practising research easier.
Written by well-known authors and researchers in the field, this completely revised and extensively expanded, popular text continues to provide a 'must have' introduction to the world of research.
Paperback, 320 Pages
Published: May 2001
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
- Part One: Starting research: What is research?; Developing research ideas; Ethical issues; Writing a research proposal; Working with others; Literature review; Sampling and sampling designs; Part Two: Research methods and approaches: The questionnaire; The interview; The Delphi technique; Experimental and quasi-experimental research; Observation; The use of documents in research; The case study; Analysing data; Narrative approaches to research; Participatory approaches to research; Action research and clinical audit; Part Three: Reporting and disseminating research findings: The writing process; Making public: Dissemination