Single Case Experimental Designs by David H. BarlowSingle Case Experimental Designs provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the use of single case experimental designs. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive sourcebook on single case experimental designs with practical guidelines for their use in a range of research and clinical settings. It is suitable for use as a textbook for a course on research methodology or clinical assessment and treatment, or as a desk reference for seasoned researchers and practicing clinicians.
Single Subject Designs
Single Subject Research Design
Single subject research design refers to a unique type of research methodology that facilitates intervention evaluation through an individual case. Single subject research design is a type of research methodology characterized by repeated assessment of a particular phenomenon often a behavior over time and is generally used to evaluate interventions [ 2 ]. Repeated measurement across time differentiates single subject research design from case studies and group designs, as it facilitates the examination of client change in response to an intervention. Although the use of single subject research design has generally been limited to research, it is also appropriate and useful in applied practice. Single subject research designs differ in structure and purpose and typically fall into one of three categories: within-series designs, between-series designs and Skip to main content Skip to table of contents.