This book provides a user-friendly introduction to the qualitative methods most commonly used in the mental health and psychotherapy arena.Chapters are written by leading researchers and the editors are experienced qualitative researchers, clinical trainers, and mental health practitionersProvides chapter-by-chapter guidance on conducting a qualitative study from across a range of approachesOffers guidance on how to review and appraise existing qualitative literature, how to choose the most appropriate method, and how to consider ethical issuesDemonstrates how specific methods have been applied to questions in mental health researchUses examples drawn from recent research, including research with service users, in mental health practice and in psychotherapy
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