Single case experimental designs: introduction to a special issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Evans, J. J., Gast, D. L., Perdices, M. and Manolov, R. (2014) Single case experimental designs: introduction to a special issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 24(3-4), pp. 305-314. (doi:10.1080/09602011.2014.903198)

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Abstract

This paper introduces the Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation on Single Case Experimental Design (SCED) methodology. SCED studies have a long history of use in evaluating behavioural and psychological interventions, but in recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in SCED methodology, driven in part by the development of standards for conducting and reporting SCED studies. Although there is consensus on some aspects of SCED methodology, the question of how SCED data should be analysed remains unresolved. This Special Issues includes two papers discussing aspects of conducting SCED studies, five papers illustrating use of SCED methodology in clinical practice, and nine papers that present different methods of SCED data analysis. A final Discussion paper summarises points of agreement, highlights areas where further clarity is needed, and ends with a set of resources that will assist researchers conduct and analyse SCED studies.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Evans, Professor Jonathan
Authors: Evans, J. J., Gast, D. L., Perdices, M., and Manolov, R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Journal Name:Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN:0960-2011
ISSN (Online):1464-0694

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