Chapter 7. Qualitative Research Methods

  1. Craig Morgan and
  2. Dinesh Bhugra
  1. Joanna Murray

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch7

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Murray, J. (2010) Qualitative Research Methods, in Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition (eds C. Morgan and D. Bhugra), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch7

Editor Information

  1. NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697139

Online ISBN: 9780470684214

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Keywords:

  • qualitative research methods;
  • qualitative research approach - perspective of research participants central to data collection, analysis and theory development;
  • qualitative methods, method of data collection - the face-to-face interview;
  • research procedures and methodological approaches;
  • mixed methods combining quantitative and qualitative methods;
  • critical appraisal of qualitative research - criteria for judging empirical quality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Qualitative Research Approach

  • Qualitative Methods

  • Research Procedures and Methodological Approaches

  • Mixed Methods

  • Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research

  • Conclusion

  • References