10. Grounded Theory Methods for Mental Health Practitioners
- David Harper3 and
- Andrew R. Thompson4
Published Online: 28 JUN 2011
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners
How to Cite
Tweed, A. and Charmaz, K. (2011) Grounded Theory Methods for Mental Health Practitioners, in Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners (eds D. Harper and A. R. Thompson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119973249.ch10
University of East London (UEL), UK
University of Sheffield, UK
- Published Online: 28 JUN 2011
- Published Print: 8 JUL 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470663738
Online ISBN: 9781119973249
- grounded theory methods, for mental health practitioners - by Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L;
- grounded theory, gaining popularity - in nursing;
- Glaser, and positivist notions of objectivity - and Strauss, taking a pragmatist stance;
- visual representation - of a grounded theory;
- theoretical sampling, strategy designed - sampling new cases, or data actively;
- patterns and meaning within context - examination of subjectivity of experience;
- grounded theory, not solely on individuals' interpretation of experience - but, a broader remit;
- Madill and Gough, a useful positioning framework - analytic method;
- coding, first step of analytic process - taking data apart;
- grounded theory research - social and organizational processes, service users' experience, academic and clinical worlds
This chapter contains sections titled:
History of Grounded Theory
Introduction to the Method
What Kinds of Research Questions is Grounded Theory Most Suited To?
What Kinds of Questions is Grounded Theory Not Suited To?
Collecting Data: What Constitutes Data and How Much Should I Collect?
How Might Participants and Service Users be Involved in Grounded Theory Studies?
How Does a Researcher Use Grounded Theory?
What Makes for a Better Quality Grounded Theory Study?
Future Directions for Grounded Theory