From the Back Cover
Addiction Research Methods’ is a comprehensive handbook forhealth professionals, policy-makers and researchers working andtraining in the field of addiction.
The book provides a clear, comprehensive and practical guide toresearch design, methods and analysis within the context of thefield of alcohol and other drugs. The reader is introduced tofundamental principles and key issues; and is orientated toavailable sources of information and key literature.
Written by a team of internationally acclaimed contributors, thebook is divided into six major sections: Introduction; ResearchDesign; Basic Toolbox; Biological Models; Specialist Methods; andAnalytical Methods. Each chapter offers an introduction to thebackground and development of the discipline in question, its keyfeatures and applications, how it compares to othermethods/analyses and its advantages and limitations.
- List of useful websites and assistive technology.
- Case study examples
- List of useful hermeneutics
- Recommended reading list
- Contains exercises to help the reader to develop theirskills.
About the Author
Peter G Miller
is NHMRC Howard Florey Fellow in the School of Psychology at Deakin University, Australia. He is Commissioning Editor for the journal, Addiction
John Strang is Professor of the Addictions and Director of the National Addiction Centre, University of London. He is also Clinical Director of the addictions treatment services at the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
Peter M Miller is Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Addictive Behaviors.