Elements of Clinical Research in Psychiatry
Normal Price: $166.00
Your Price: $149.40 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $16.60! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.47 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Elements of Clinical Research in Psychiatry by James E. Mitchell
Book DescriptionClinical research is often thought of as a dry and somewhat arcane pursuit. Not so, assert the editors of Elements of Clinical Research in Psychiatry. The editors, all actively engaged in clinical research, bring this topic to life by combining a boundless enthusiasm for their chosen field with a depth of knowledge rarely seen in the literature. They show that clinical research can be rewarding not only because the research results contribute to improving the welfare of psychiatric patients, but also because the research process itself is exciting. Arguably the definitive guidebook on clinical psychiatric research, this volume discusses * Careers in clinical mental health research -- Describes what clinical psychiatric researchers do and how to get started on this career path. * Research design, measurement, and assessment -- Covers all aspects of research design, defines and evaluates measurement types, and details various assessment methods (from interviews and questionnaires to lab tests and brain images). * Descriptive and inferential statistics -- Shows how statistics are used to analyze and summarize measurement data. * Research support -- Provides a roadmap for those seeking research support in the U.S. (more than 90% is funded via NIH), detailing how to write grants from the ground up. * Use of human subjects (the Institutional Review Board [IRB]) and ethics and misconduct -- Demystifies the often intimidating process of seeking and receiving IRB approval, with tips on how to work with the IRB and complete its consent forms; uses a series of practical scenarios, including a highly publicized case of alleged misconduct, to illustrate complex ethics and misconduct issues. * Writing journal articles, reviewing manuscripts, and giving scientific presentations -- Presents the nuts and bolts of publishing journal articles; gives step-by-step advice for reviewing manuscripts and giving oral presentations, symposia, poster sessions, and colloquia. Carefully chosen appendixes provide readers with additional information they can use right away, augmented by an index and detailed reference list for further investigation. Anyone considering clinical psychiatric research as a career option will find in this succinct and eminently practical volume the single source they need. Practicing psychiatrists interested in specific areas of clinical research, such as human subject use or biomedical ethics, will also find much of interest here. Replete with useful information, these stimulating discussions provide the building blocks for embarking upon -- and enhancing -- a successful career in clinical psychiatric research.
Buy Elements of Clinical Research in Psychiatry book by James E. Mitchell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780880488020
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James E. Mitchell
Assessment of Eating Disorders, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by James E. Mitchell
Provides a framework and a range of tools for assessing patients with eating disorders. This book describes the nuts and bolts of using diagnostic interviews, standardized databases, structured instruments, self-report and family-based measures, medical and nutritional assessment, and strategies for evaluating body image disturbance.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Elements of Clinical Research in Psychiatry book by James E. Mitchell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - James E. Mitchell
James E. Mitchell, M.D., is President and Scientific Director of the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Fargo, North Dakota. Ross D. Crosby, Ph.D., is Director of Methodology and Statistics of the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Fargo, North Dakota. Stephen A. Wonderlich, Ph.D., is Director of Clinical Research at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Neurosciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Fargo, North Dakota. David E. Adson, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Chair of a Medical Panel of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.