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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology

ISBN 9780230279193
Publication Date November 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

Focusing on how to demonstrate research abilities in an applied health setting, this is vital reading for any trainee health and clinical psychologist about to embark on a research project. Dempster guides the reader through each aspect of the process, providing practical answers to the questions that other textbooks seldom address.

MARTIN DEMPSTERis Research Co-ordinator for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at Queen's University Belfast, Chair of the BPS Division of Health Psychology – Northern Ireland, and Chief Assessor for the BPS Qualification in Health Psychology.
He is a Chartered Psychologist and a Health Psychologist with12 years ofexperiencein conducting research in the areas of clinical and health psychology, including the supervision and assessment of many professional doctorate and PhD students.

The Role of Research in Clinical and Health Psychology
Systematic Literature Reviews
Developing a Research Proposal
Designing Quantitative Research
Analysing Quantitative Data
Qualitative Research: General Questions
Qualitative Research: Theoretical Approaches
Evaluating Psychological Services
Research Write-up, Viva and Dissemination


The best book on research methodology that I have ever read.' - Dr Richard Cooke, Health Psychologist,School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
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