A Clinician's Guide to Statistics and Epidemiology in Mental by S. Nassir Ghaemi

By S. Nassir Ghaemi

available and clinically correct, A Clinician's consultant to stats and Epidemiology in psychological healthiness describes statistical innovations in simple English with minimum mathematical content material, making it excellent for the busy physician. utilizing transparent language in favour of advanced terminology, obstacles of statistical ideas are emphasised, in addition to the significance of interpretation - in preference to 'number-crunching' - in research. Uniquely for a textual content of this sort, there's wide insurance of causation and the conceptual, philosophical and political components concerned, with forthright dialogue of the pharmaceutical industry's position in psychiatric study. by means of making a higher figuring out of the area of study, this booklet empowers healthiness pros to make their very own judgments on which facts to think - and why.

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