What type of study design is used please explain 2

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1. What type of study design is used? Please explain. 2. Does the study design accurately test the null hypothesis? 3. Is the correct statistical test used to analyze the data? Why? Why not? 4. Regardless of whether or not the correct statistical test was used, are the results statistically significant? Social science research uses a p-value of .05 to determine statistical significance. 5. Does the researcher reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis? 6.What are the implications of the results for the study and the counseling field?
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1. This study is a quasi-experimental design because it implements a specific treatment onto one group and a different one on the other, and it also incorporates the pre and post-test aspect of quasi-experimental design. 2. Yes, the study design accurately tests the null hypothesis. 3. The paired t-test is used, and it is the correct statistical test is used to analyze the data because it looks at the means of two different samples for correlation. 4. The results are not statistically significant because the p-value is 0.137. 5. The researcher fails to reject the null hypothesis. 6. The implications of the results for the study and the counseling field is that Mindfulness Therapy will not make a significant difference in the treatment of those with alcohol dependence. Simulated Research Study #4

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