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Ch 3: Clinical Research of Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Clinical Research chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their clinical research of abnormal psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your clinical research homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your clinical research homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Responsibilities of clinical researchers
  • Case studies
  • Correlational research
  • Limits of correlational research
  • Experiments and social data
  • Random assignment
  • Control groups
  • Experimental control-group design
  • Clinical investigations and limitations

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: Clinical Research of Abnormal Psychology: Homework Help
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Clinical Research in Abnormal Psychology

1. Clinical Research in Abnormal Psychology

How do psychologists find answers about what the causes and best treatments of mental illness are? In this lesson, we'll look at important types of clinical research: case studies, correlational studies, and causal studies.

Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

2. Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

Often, research involves looking at large numbers of people. But sometimes, researchers want to look at just a few people in-depth. In this lesson, we'll examine case studies and their strengths and limitations.

Correlational Research: Definition, Purpose & Examples

3. Correlational Research: Definition, Purpose & Examples

This lesson explores, with the help of two examples, the basic idea of what a correlation is, the general purpose of using correlational research, and how a researcher might use it in a study.

Limitations of Correlational Research

4. Limitations of Correlational Research

Many researchers use correlations in their studies, but it is not without risk. This lesson explores some of the issues that researchers may experience if they use correlations.

Using Experiments to Collect Social Research Data

5. Using Experiments to Collect Social Research Data

This lesson explores the basic framework and definition of how an experiment is constructed using two popular social psychology experiments as examples.

Random Assignment in Research: Definition and Importance

6. Random Assignment in Research: Definition and Importance

In order to get the most accurate results, researchers must choose and assign their subjects in a random manner. In this lesson, we'll look at random assignment, random selection, and why they are important.

What is a Control Group? - Definition and Use in Research

7. What is a Control Group? - Definition and Use in Research

In research, many times a condition is compared to a group that doesn't receive treatment. In this lesson, we'll look at what a control group is and why it is important.

Limits of Clinical Investigations: What Clinical Research Can and Can't Do

8. Limits of Clinical Investigations: What Clinical Research Can and Can't Do

How do psychologists figure out the causes of and best treatments for psychological disorders? In this lesson, we'll look at some limitations of clinical research, including the difficulty of generalizing research findings and proving causation.

Within-Group vs. Between-Group Research

9. Within-Group vs. Between-Group Research

There are two ways to look at the differences between subjects in a research study, between-group and within-group differences. In this lesson, we'll discuss what each method is and how they differ from each other.

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