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Single-Case Research Designs: Methods for Clinical and Applied Settings
Single-case research has played an important role in developing and evaluating interventions that are designed to alter a particular facet of human functioning. Expand
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Informant discrepancies in the assessment of childhood psychopathology: a critical review, theoretical framework, and recommendations for further study.
Discrepancies often exist among different informants' (e.g., parents, children, teachers) ratings of child psychopathology. Informant discrepancies have an impact on the assessment, classification,Expand
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Research design in clinical psychology
Preface. About the Author. 1. Introduction. 2. Drawing Valid Inferences I: Internal and External Validity. 3. Drawing Valid Inferences II: Construct and Statistical Conclusion Validity. 4. Sources ofExpand
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Mediators and mechanisms of change in psychotherapy research.
  • A. Kazdin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of clinical psychology
  • 23 March 2007
There has been enormous progress in psychotherapy research. This has culminated in recognition of several treatments that have strong evidence in their behalf. Even so, after decades of psychotherapyExpand
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Evidence-based treatment and practice: new opportunities to bridge clinical research and practice, enhance the knowledge base, and improve patient care.
  • A. Kazdin
  • Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 April 2008
The long-standing divide between research and practice in clinical psychology has received increased attention in view of the development of evidence-based interventions and practice and publicExpand
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Acceptability of alternative treatments for deviant child behavior.
  • A. Kazdin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of applied behavior analysis
  • 1 June 1980
The acceptability of alternative treatments for deviant child behavior was evaluated in two experiments. In each experiment, clinical cases were described to undergraduate students along with fourExpand
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Coming to terms with the terms of risk.
Terms such as risk, risk factors, and especially the term cause are inconsistently and imprecisely used, fostering scientific miscommunication and misleading research and policy. Clarifying suchExpand
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Measuring informant discrepancies in clinical child research.
Discrepancies among informants' ratings of child psychopathology have important implications for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment. Typically, parents and children complete measures (e.g.,Expand
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Family experience of barriers to treatment and premature termination from child therapy.
Barriers to participation in treatment were proposed as a basis for dropping out of treatment among children seen in outpatient therapy. Families (N = 242) of children referred for treatment forExpand
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Treatment integrity in psychotherapy research: analysis of the studies and examination of the associated factors.
Treatment integrity refers to the degree to which an intervention is delivered as intended. Two studies evaluated the adequacy of treatment integrity procedures (including establishing, assessing,Expand
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