Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide by Ian Macfarlane

Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide

byIan Macfarlane, Patricia McCarthy Veach, Bonnie LeRoy

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Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide is the first text devoted to research methodology in genetic counseling. This text offers step-by-step guidance for conducting research, from the development of a question to the publication of findings. Genetic counseling examples, user-friendlyworksheets, and practical tips guide readers through the research and publication processes.With a highly accessible, pedagogical approach, this book will help promote quality research by genetic counselors and research supervisors - and in turn, increase the knowledge base for genetic counseling practice, other aspects of genetic counseling service delivery, and professional education. Itwill be an invaluable resource to the next generation of genetic counseling and its surrounding disciplines.

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Ian M. Macfarlane, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He has taught courses in research design, measurement, and statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and supervised numerous student researchers. He has co-authored a number of research articles on genetic counseling and is...

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Title:Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 8, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199359091

ISBN - 13:9780199359097

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Preface1. Developing Research Questions2. Finding Sources3. Writing a Review of Literature4. Ethics in Research5. Choosing a Paradigm6. Designing a Quantitative Study7. Quantitative Data Analysis: I've got data, how do I get answers?8. Conducting Qualitative Genetic Counseling Research9. Preparing a Manuscript for Publication10. Guidelines for Directing ResearchReferencesAppendix: Additional Resources for Researchers and Research Supervisors