24 Jun In the the conclusions or discussion section it would be important to address any shortcomings that were revealed by the analyses. If no significant gains were realized or
In the the conclusions or discussion section it would be important to address any shortcomings that were revealed by the analyses. If no significant gains were realized or if clients actually declined, a program evaluator would need to discuss strategies to improve the program. In a sentence or two, could you please summarize the main findings for your two programs as you would address them in the discussion section?
Running Head: CONCLUSION 1
Writing the Conclusion/ Discussion Section
The discussion section holds the analysis of the results and decisions that can be drawn from the relationships examined. It involves discussion on whether the results agree with the claims and objectives of the study. This section indicates whether the general programs were effective and parts that requires improvements. Limitations or challenges faced when conducting the study should be listed here. Recommendations on how to improve the study can also be indicated in the conclusion section.
Based on the study, results of scores for children anxiety aged between 3 and 13 indicated that the treatment they were subjected to have no impact on reducing the level of anxiety among them. This implies that the objective of the research was not met since it was expected that the treatment reduces anxiety among children.
The other objective of the study was to examine whether treatment reduced the adult opiate substance abuse for participants aged sixty-five and above (Järbrink-Sehgal, 2020). The difference was noted according to the results. The study however, showed that the opiate substance in adults increased due to the treatment. This was against the objectives of administering the treatment where a decrease was expected in substance abuse.
The impact of treatment in general was also evaluated where some of the participants were administered a drug and the some were given a placebo. Analysis showed that children anxiety scores did not show a significant difference when the objective was to determine whether those in treatment experienced some improvements compared to those given the placebo.
The participants in the adult substance use were also grouped into two; those given treatment and those given the placebo. The results did not support the differences and therefore the treatment was not effective in reducing the opiate substance abuse among adults who are 65 years and above. New treatment should be considered therefore since the proposed do not have any improvements.
Some of the limitations in conducting the study includes the sample size which needs to be increased to improve accuracy and generalization of the results (Lakens, 2020).
Järbrink-Sehgal, E., & Andreasson, A. (2020). The gut microbiota and mental health in adults. Current opinion in neurobiology, 62, 102-114.
Lakens, D. (2022). Sample size justification. Collabra: Psychology, 8(1), 33267.