'The books gives a detailed treatment of a range of important methods. It will strike a chord with applied psychologists in particular - but will also be of interest to healthcare professionals generally
If you are teaching postgraduate research methods courses, including those aimed at a mixture of psychologists and other health professionals, this book is worth considering as a core text'
- John Hegarty, THES
A strong addition to the sources used by dissertation students
Comprehensive and succinct overview of the various methods used in a field which consists of both qualitative and quantitative research. Could be used in order to develop understanding with students about how to conduct accurate research in a variety of settings. Examples and case studies provide excellent outlines to good practice.
A very readable introduction to a range of research methods, arguably useful to psychologists beyond the two braches of psychology mentioned in the title. Written by experts in the different areas, it is a helpful and solid starting point for developing robust research designs and engaging with relevant ideas around the process of doing research.
Well-structured chapters that allow the reader to choose without having to read the entire book.
Each theme is described briefly in a balanced way and facilitating the choice of methodology.
This is an authoritative text which impresses in breadth and depth of coverage of essential research methods.
Great explanation of qualitative methods, and how to collect and analyse qualitative data.
This title is also available on SAGE Research Methods, the ultimate digital methods library. If your library doesn’t have access, ask your librarian to start a trial.