Title

Understanding the complexity of mental health services research data

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1-1-2010

Keywords

Bruce Levin

Abstract

This chapter will examine the complexity of data that are being generated by a multitude of individuals and organizations within the various areas of mental health and substance abuse services research. It will also examine the role of technology in the complexity of services research and in accessing research databases. In addition, this chapter will identify some of the major databases in mental health services research and illustrate the complexity of collecting, organizing, and accessing information from a vast array of data collection sources.

Comments

3rd ed. Ed. B. L. Levin, K. Hennessey, & J. Petrila. New York, NY: Oxford University Press