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TitleMethodological Issues in AIDS Behavioral Research [electronic resource] / edited by David G. Ostrow, Ronald C. Kessler
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1993
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Descript XX, 356 p. online resource


Methodological problems have hampered researchers' efforts to understand and control AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. This practical book addresses these problems by using actual health research case studies to develop strategies regarding design and sampling, measurement, and analysis and modeling issues. Researchers working on both biological and behavioral aspects of the disease will find this work a singularly effective tool to improve their study designs


Design, Measurement, and Analysis Issues in AIDS Mental Health Research -- Design and Sampling Issues -- Ethical Issues and Approaches in AIDS Research -- Sampling Considerations in Research on HIV Risk and Illness -- Quasiexperimental Designs in AIDS Psychosocial Research -- Measurement Issues -- Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques to Develop Culturally Sensitive Measures -- Understanding Sexual Behaviors and Drug Use among African-Americans -- Response Bias in Surveys of AIDS-Related Sexual Behavior -- Recollection in the Kingdom of AIDS -- Comments on Croyle and Loftusโ{128}{153}s Recollections in the Kingdom of AIDS -- Analysis and Modeling Issues -- Using Surveillance Data for Assessing and Projecting the AIDS Epidemic -- Comment on De Gruttola and Paganoโ{128}{153}s Using Surveillance Data for Assessing and Projecting the AIDS Epidemic -- Analytic Methods for Estimating HIV-Treatment and Cofactor Effects -- The Design and Analysis of Partner Studies of HIV Transmission

Medicine Public health Health informatics Epidemiology Sociology Health psychology Sexual behavior Sexual psychology Medicine & Public Health Public Health Epidemiology Health Informatics Health Psychology Sexual Behavior Sociology general


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