Answered By: A. Marissa Smith
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2019     Views: 1691

According to the American Psychological Association, “Evidence-based practice in psychology (EBPP) is the integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences.” - APA 2005 Presidental Task Force on Evidence-Based Practice 

To find an evidenced-based research article in psychology available in the APUS library, use the PsycARTICLES database.  From the advanced search screen, use the “Methodology” options to limit your search to the specific types of research study methodology needed, including empirical, experimental, field, clinical case, longitudinal, qualitative, and quantitative.  See an example screen capture:

PsycARTICLES Search Screen

Use these resources below learn more about the types of social sciences research methodologies.

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