Studying Anxiety, Depression, and Pain Levels of Children

Discuss the research methods of a psychologist who works at a children’s hospital.

Her responsibility is to ask children who are coming to the hospital for the first time to respond to a number of questionnaires that may help determine their anxiety, depression, and pain levels. Which research method was used? Identify the information in the scenario that supports your reasoning. What ethical guidelines would need to be followed to conduct this study? Which basic ideas behind early approaches in psychology most closely align with this method?