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  • Using Thematic Analysis in Psychology

    Using Thematic Analysis in Psychology

    "In this paper we outline: what thematic analysis is; a 6-phase guide to performing thematic analysis; potential pitfalls to avoid when doing thematic analysis; what makes good thematic analysis; and advantages and disadvantages of thematic analysis."

  • Stories from Fieldwork

    "This paper provides narratives and commentary that provide a more complete picture of the practice of field research and the development of research design over the course of time and in diverse locations."

  • Comparing Psychoanalysis and Research Interviews

    "An unanswered question is whether it is possible to reconcile these two methods into a valid whole, where the uniqueness and detail of each individual psychoanalysis is maintained, backed up by an evidence base. This debate is equally valid in consideration of qualitative research, and in particular research interviews."

  • Rapid Assessment: Qualitative Inquiry “To Go”

    Rapid Assessment: Qualitative Inquiry “To Go”

    "The rapid assessment process allows a team of at least two researchers to develop a preliminary understanding of a complicated situation in which issues are not yet well defined, an insider’s perspective is needed, and there is not sufficient time or other resources for long-term, traditional qualitative research."

  • Taking Notes

    "The aim of this method is to link different levels of psychic reality, all the while keeping them separate. To this end, the notes are divided into four columns: the group associative chain, the underlying ‘basic scenarios’, internal and intertransferential reactions, and hypotheses about the observed phenomena. "