Researching and evaluating model geriatric mental health programs, Part I: Design of mental health evaluation studies
Journal, Book or Conference Title
Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
NLM Title Abbreviation
Arch Psychiatr Nurs
The first article in this three-part series on researching and evaluating geriatric mental health programs focuses on issues related to the design of studies for summative evaluations of geriatric mental health programs. Experimental and quasi-experimental designs are discussed in terms of their advantages and disadvantages, and threats to internal validity are highlighted.
Aged, Health Services Research/organization & administration/standards, Health Services for the Aged/standards, Humans, Mental Health Services/standards, Reproducibility of Results, Research Design/standards
Published Article/Book Citation
The definitive version was published in Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 5:1 (1991) pp.3-9.
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