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The Resource A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty, S. Nassir Ghaemi

A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty, S. Nassir Ghaemi

Label
A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty
Title
A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health
Title remainder
measuring truth and uncertainty
Statement of responsibility
S. Nassir Ghaemi
Title variation
Statistics and epidemiology in mental health
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ghaemi, S. Nassir
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC467.8
LC item number
.G53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM 30
NLM item number
G411c 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Mental Disorders
Label
A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty, S. Nassir Ghaemi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [138]-143) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basic concepts -- Why data never speak for themselves -- Why you cannot believe your eyes : the three C's -- Levels of evidence -- Bias -- Types of bias -- Randomization -- Regression -- Chance -- Hypothesis testing : the dreaded P-value and statistical significance -- The use of hypothesis testing statistics in clinical trials -- The alternative : effect estimation -- Causation -- What does causation mean? -- A philosophy of statistics -- Limits of statistics -- Evidence-based medicine : defense and criticisms -- The alchemy of meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics : why your opinion counts -- Politics of statistics -- How journal articles get published -- How scientific research impacts practice -- Dollars, data, and drugs -- Bioethics and the clinician/researcher divide
Control code
299718470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 151 pages
Isbn
9780521709583
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009019273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)299718470
Label
A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty, S. Nassir Ghaemi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [138]-143) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basic concepts -- Why data never speak for themselves -- Why you cannot believe your eyes : the three C's -- Levels of evidence -- Bias -- Types of bias -- Randomization -- Regression -- Chance -- Hypothesis testing : the dreaded P-value and statistical significance -- The use of hypothesis testing statistics in clinical trials -- The alternative : effect estimation -- Causation -- What does causation mean? -- A philosophy of statistics -- Limits of statistics -- Evidence-based medicine : defense and criticisms -- The alchemy of meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics : why your opinion counts -- Politics of statistics -- How journal articles get published -- How scientific research impacts practice -- Dollars, data, and drugs -- Bioethics and the clinician/researcher divide
Control code
299718470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 151 pages
Isbn
9780521709583
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009019273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)299718470

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