Graziano and Raulin (8th ed)Graziano & Raulin
Research Methods (8th edition)

Data Sheet for a
Hypothetical Study of the
Treatment of Depression

Listed below is a sample data sheet for a single participant for a hypothetical treatment study of depression. Note how the data sheet organizes all of the information gathered for a participant, allowing the researcher to tell at a glance whether specific data have already been collected for a given participant. Using organizational tools like this improves the efficiency of any large-scale research project

Data Sheet

Subject # ________   Condition	______	   Age	______

Sex (1) male (2) female    Education	______ 	IQ Score ______	

Age of onset ______    # of Episodes (> 1 month) ________

Family History? (1) yes (2) no     Hospitalized? (1) yes (2) no


PRETEST SCORES

Beck_____	Item Scores (1)____ (2)_____ (3)_____ (4)_____ (5)_____

(6)_____ (7)_____ (8)_____ (9)_____ (10)_____ (11)_____	(12)_____

(13)_____ (14)_____ (15)_____ (16)_____	(17)_____ (18)_____ (19)_____

(20)_____ (21)_____	Depressive Cognitions Score_____

Energy Rating_____	Activity Score_____	 Anxiety Score_____


POSTTEST SCORES

Beck_____	Item Scores (1)_____ (2)_____ (3)_____ (4)_____ (5)_____

(6)_____ (7)_____ (8)_____ (9)_____ (10)_____ (11)_____ (12)_____

(13)_____ (14)_____ (15)_____ (16)_____ (17)_____ (18)_____ (19)_____

(20)_____ (21)_____	Depressive Cognitions Score_____

Energy Rating_____	Activity Score_____	Anxiety Score_____


THREE-MONTH FOLLOW-UP

Beck_____	Item Scores (1)_____ (2)_____ (3)_____ (4)_____ (5)_____

(6)_____ (7)_____ (8)_____ (9)_____ (10)_____ (11)_____ (12)_____

(13)_____ (14)_____ (15)_____ (16)_____ (17)_____ (18)_____ (19)_____

(20)_____ (21)_____	Depressive Cognitions Score_____

Energy Rating_____	Activity Score_____	Anxiety Score_____