Title

Researching and evaluating model geriatric mental health programs, Part I: Design of mental health evaluation studies

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

2-1-1991

Journal, Book or Conference Title

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

NLM Title Abbreviation

Arch Psychiatr Nurs

PubMed ID

2039278

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/519