Addiction Research Methods
Copyright © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Peter G. Miller, John Strang, Peter M. Miller
Published Online: 16 FEB 2010
Print ISBN: 9781405176637
Online ISBN: 9781444318852
About this Book
Addiction Research Methods' is a comprehensive handbook for health professionals, policy-makers and researchers working and training in the field of addiction.
The book provides a clear, comprehensive and practical guide to research design, methods and analysis within the context of the field of alcohol and other drugs. The reader is introduced to fundamental principles and key issues; and is orientated to available sources of information and key literature.
Written by a team of internationally acclaimed contributors, the book is divided into six major sections: Introduction; Research Design; Basic Toolbox; Biological Models; Specialist Methods; and Analytical Methods. Each chapter offers an introduction to the background and development of the discipline in question, its key features and applications, how it compares to other methods/analyses and its advantages and limitations.
- List of useful websites and assistive technology.
- Case study examples
- List of useful hermeneutics
- Recommended reading list
- Contains exercises to help the reader to develop their skills.