Chapter 4 - Research Methods In The Study Of Psychopathology
Research method that studies children who were adopted and reared completely apart from their parents, thereby eliminating the influence of being raised by disordered parents.
An experimental study of a phenomenon different from but related to the actual interests of the investigator; for example, animal research used to study human disorders, or research on mild symptoms used as a bridge to clinical disorders.
The collection of historical or biographical information on a single individual, often including experiences in therapy.
The degree to which effect size is large enough to be meaningful in predicting or treating a clinical disorder.
As applied in behavior genetics, the similarity in psychiatric diagnosis or in other traits withing a pair of twins.
Those for whom the active condition of the independent variable is not administered, thus forming a baseline against which the effects of the active condition of the independent variable can be evaluated.