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This article deals with the particular issue of assessment in clinical outcome research. For more general review of issues in the area see Outcome in clinical psychology

The study of the outcome of clinical interventions is an important area of clinical research.

Outcome criteriaEdit

  • symptomatic improvement

Routine outcome measurement

Modes of Measurement of clinical outcomeEdit

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References & BibliographyEdit

Key textsEdit


  • Maruish, M. (ed.) (1994) The use of psychological testing for treatment planning and

outcome assessment. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum


  • Fitzpatrick, F., Davey, C., Buxton, M., and Jones, D. (1998) Evaluating patient-based outcome measures for use in clinical trials. Health Technology Assessment, 2, 14

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