Glossary C

- Case Study Method : Case Study Method refers to a research procedure in which a single person or small group is studied in detail. The method does not allow conclusions about cause-and-effect relationships, and findings can be generalized only with great caution which is in contrast with Single-Case Experimental Design

- Case study method : Case study method refers to an intensive study of a single person described in detail.

Case-control study refers to a retrospective epidemiological study in which people affected by a given disease (cases) are compared to other people not affected by a given disease (controls ).

Case-history interview refers to an interview conducted for the purpose of gaining a thorough understanding of the patient's background and the historical/ developmental context in which a problem emerged.
Case-oriented analysis means : (1) An analysis that aims to understand a particular case or several cases by looking closely at the details of each, and (2) A private investigator's billing system .

Caseload management means directing one’s time and schedule, and tracking and following up one’s caseload; carefully monitoring each client’s experience of the counseling relationship, treatment compliance , and progress; and ensuring that ones caseload remains manageable in terms of size, number of weekly client contacts , complexity, challenge, and psycho-emotional demand.

CASI is the abbreviations of Computer-assisted self -interview, a method of data collection in which the respondent fills out questionnaires on a computer. If the respondents are young children or poor readers, headphones and a soundtrack reading the questions can be added.

Caspase theory of Alzheimer's disease refers to the proposal that beta amyloid stimulates substances called Caspases, which become enzymes that destroy neurons.


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