4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Purpose Guided Trial Design in Behavioral Intervention Research
Stanford Prevention Research Center Seminar Series
Kenneth E. Freedland, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
The selection and design of control groups is one of the most controversial topics in behavioral intervention research, particularly in behavioral medicine. Whether, when, and how to control for attention is especially controversial. Purpose-Guided Trial Design is a new heuristic framework that can help researchers and reviewers make better decisions about control groups and other trial design issues.
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