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Single-Case Research Methods for the Behavioral and Health Sciences
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Single-Case Research Methods for the Behavioral and Health Sciences



September 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.
 
Introduction
 
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
 
References
 
Index

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
October 18, 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

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