ISBN : 9780199359097
Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide is the first text devoted to research methodology in genetic counseling. This text offers step-by-step guidance for conducting research, from the development of a question to the publication of findings. Genetic counseling examples, user-friendly worksheets, and practical tips guide readers through the research and publication processes. With a highly accessible, pedagogical approach, this book will help promote quality research by genetic counselors and research supervisors-and in turn, increase the knowledge base for genetic counseling practice, other aspects of genetic counseling service delivery, and professional education. It will be an invaluable resource to the next generation of genetic counseling and its surrounding disciplines.
Chapter 1: Developing Research Questions
Chapter 2: Finding Sources
Chapter 3: Writing a Review of Literature
Chapter 4: Ethics in Research
Chapter 5: Choosing a Paradigm
Chapter 6: Designing a Quantitative Study
Chapter 7: Quantitative Data Analysis: I've got data, how do I get answers?
Chapter 8: Conducting Qualitative Genetic Counseling Research
Chapter 9: Preparing a Manuscript for Publication
Chapter 10: Guidelines for Directing Research
Appendix: Additional Resources for Researchers and Research Supervisors