November 13, 2012
Type of research that's done.
What's the outcome of this treatment or therapy?
Designed to determine cause-effect (outcome) as opposed to correlation.
Independent variable (manipulated - treatment).
o Dependent variable measured change-effect).
Two Basic Formats
Within subject (repeated measures)
Baseline measure before treatment?!
Apply treatment (independent variable).
Measures change in outcome (dependent variable).
Goal: isolate effects on independent variable.
Problems in Psychotherapy Research
Control of Factors