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Challenges with Behavioral Health Services Research Data

  • Ardis HansonEmail author
  • Bruce Lubotsky Levin
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Abstract

This chapter examines the complexity of data being generated by a multitude of individuals and organizations within the various areas of behavioral health (alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health) services research. It will also examine the role of technology in services research and in accessing research databases. In addition, this chapter will identify some of the major databases in behavioral health services research and illustrate the complexity of collecting, organizing, and accessing information from a vast array of data collection sources.

Keywords

Complexity Services research Data Standards Behavioral health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research and Education Unit, Shimberg Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Behavioral and Community SciencesUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  3. 3.Behavioral Health Concentration, College of Public HealthUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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