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An Introduction to CBT Research

An Introduction to CBT Research

November 2019 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This highly practical book will guide students through the different levels of research within CBT by addressing the general principles, how to understand statistics and tackling with general principles. It also highlights how to critically engage with, interpret and evaluate research so that it can be used to shape practice. This important book will help readers see the relevance of research in their working lives and empower them to become active and keen researchers.

Part I: Why does research matter in CBT?
Chapter 1: What is research and why do we bother?
Chapter 2: Why evidence matters: the research-practice gap
Part II: What do I need to know to understand research?
Chapter 3: Different approaches to evidence
Chapter 4: Common forms of research in CBT
Chapter 5: The role of statistics
Part III: How can I use existing research?
Chapter 6: Finding relevant research
Chapter 7: Evaluating evidence
Part IV: How do I conduct my own research?
Chapter 8: Research question(s) and research design: Direction, route & destination
Chapter 9: Getting the recipe right before you start: Ingredients & method
Chapter 10: Ethical issues in research
Chapter 11: The data collection phase
Chapter 12: The data analysis phase
Chapter 13: Disseminating your research
Key features

-        No other books that look at CBT research on the market

-        Very accessibly written, takes readers through the whole research process step-by-step as well as giving them a broader context for why research is important and how to use it in their work

-        Author is Director of PG CBT programme of the Oxford University / Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (OCTC) which is highly thought of for their CBT work. Helen Kennerley, author of the bestselling An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Third edition, is also based at OCTC. Good to reference OCTC and the Introduction!

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