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Bibliography: Systematic Reviews & Meta-analyses

Compiled by Dr. Edward J Mullen, Willma & Albert Musher Chair Professor for Life Betterment through Science & Technology, Columbia University in the City of New York


Bergin, A.E. and Garfield, S. L. (eds.) (1994). Handbook of psychotherapy and behavior change. New York: John Wiley & Sons.


Borenstein, M., & Rothstein, H. (1999). Comprehensive MetaAnalysis: A Computer Program for Research Synthesis. Englewood, NJ: Biostat, Inc.


Campbell Collaboration: (See the Campbell Collaboration’s C2-SPECTR – Social, Psychological, Educational and Criminology Trials).


Cochrane Collaboration:


Cooper, H. (1998). Synthesizing Research (3rd ed. Vol. 2). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Cooper, H., & Hedges, L. V. (Eds.). (1994). The Handbook of Research Synthesis. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.


Cooper, H.M. and Lindsay, J.J. (1998). Research synthesis and meta-analysis. Bickman, L., and Rog, DJ. Handbook of applied social research methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers.


Fischer, J. (1973). Is casework effective: A review. Social Work. (January) 5-30.

Glass, G. V., McGaw, B., and Smith, M. L. (1981). Meta-analysis in social research. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications.


Hunt, M. (1997). How science take stock: The story of meta-analysis. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.


Kerlinger, F. (2000). Foundations of behavioral research. 614-618. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.


Light, R. J. and Pillemer, D. B. (1984). Summing up: The science of reviewing research.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press.


Lipsey, M., & Wilson, D. (2000). Practical meta-analysis. (Vol. 49). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers.


Luborsky, L. (1995). Are common factors across different psychotherapies the main explanation for the dodo bird verdict that "Everyone has won so all shall have prizes"? Clinical Psychological Science and Practice, 2, 106-109.


Mullen, E.J., Dumpson, J. R., & Associates. (1972, 1978). Evaluation of social intervention. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Reid, W. J., and Hanrahan, P. (1982). Recent evaluations of social work: Grounds for optimism." Social Work 27:4: 328-340. (Correspondence regarding the Reid and Hanrahan article includes discussions by Joel Fischer and William M. Epstein appearing in Social Work 28:1 (Feb. 1983): 4-77.)


Reid, W. J. (1997). Evaluating the dodo’s verdict: Do all interventions have equivalent outcomes?. Social Work Research. 21, 5-16.


Videka-Sherman, L. (1988). Meta-analysis of research on social work practice in mental health. Social Work, 33: 325-338.   [Adobe Acrobat Reader Required]


Videka-Sherman, L. & Reid, W.J. (Eds.) (1990), Advances in clinical social work research. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of Social Workers, Part 3, Chapter 11, 297-337 (Fischer,J., Videka-Sherman, L., Nurius, P., Nugent, W.).


Weinberger, J. (1995). Common factors aren’t so common: The common factors dilemma. Clinical Psychology, 2, 45-69.


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