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Case study research methodology

Widdowson, MDJ 2011, 'Case study research methodology' , International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research, 2 (1) , pp. 25-34.

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Abstract

Commenting on the lack of case studies published in modern psychotherapy publications, the author reviews the strengths of case study methodology and responds to common criticisms, before providing a summary of types of case studies including clinical, experimental and naturalistic. Suggestions are included for developing systematic case studies and brief descriptions are given of a range of research resources relating to outcome and process measures. Examples of a pragmatic case study design and a hermeneutic single-case efficacy design are given and the paper concludes with some ethical considerations and an exhortation to the TA community to engage more widely in case study research.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research
Publisher: the European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA)
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 2218-3159
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr Mark Widdowson
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2014 16:23
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:44
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/30763

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