Methodological issues in assertive community treatment studies.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Recent evaluations of ACT programs have produced equivocal findings, often leading to the invocation of methodological problems as responsible for the lack of positive results. This paper discusses issues of theory and methodology as they pertain to improving research of ACT, with particular attention paid to issues of sampling, process evaluation, measurement, and data analysis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McHugo, GJ; Hargreaves, W; Drake, RE; Clark, RE; Xie, H; Bond, GR; Burns, BJ

Published Date

  • April 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 68 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 246 - 260

PubMed ID

  • 9589762

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9432

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/h0080333


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States