Measures for Clinical Practice and Research, Volume 2: Adults

Hardcover | July 30, 2013

EditorKevin Corcoran, Joel Fischer

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One of the key challenges of all types of practice and research is finding a way to measure the problem. This seminal 2-volume book contains hundreds of the most useful measurement tools for use in clinical practice and in research. All measures are critiqued by the editors, who provideguidance on how to select and score them and the actual measures are wholly reproduced.This second volume, focusing on measures for use with adults, whose conditions of concerns are not focused on family relationships or couple relationships, includes an introduction to the basic priniciples of measurement, an overview of different types of measures, and an overview of the RapidAssessment Inventories included herein. Volume II also contains descriptions and reviews of each instrument, as well as information on how they were selected and how to administer and score them.This book is designed as the definitive reference volume on assessment measures for both practice and research in clinical mental health. This fifth edition of Corcoran and Fischer's Measures for Clinical Practice and Research is updated with a new preface, new scales, and updated information forexisting instruments, expanding and cementing its utility for members of all the helping professions, including psychology, social work, psychiatry, counseling, nursing, and medicine.Alone or as a set, these classic compendiums are powerful tools that clinicians and researchers alike will find an invaluable addition to - or update of - their libraries.

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One of the key challenges of all types of practice and research is finding a way to measure the problem. This seminal 2-volume book contains hundreds of the most useful measurement tools for use in clinical practice and in research. All measures are critiqued by the editors, who provideguidance on how to select and score them and the a...

Kevin Corcoran, PhD, JD, is Professor of Social Work at Portland State University. Joel Fischer, DSW, is Professor of Social Work at University of Hawai'i.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:992 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 30, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of Instruments for AdultsList of Instruments for Couples (vol.I)List of Instruments for Families (vol I)List of Instruments for Children (vol I)List of Instruments cross-indexed by problem area (vols. I and II)David H. Barlow: ForewordPreface to the Fifth EditionInstruments for Practice and Research:Introduction to Volume IIInstruments for Adults