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Wednesday, August 10

  1. page Options-Abnormal psychology (Paper 2) edited Concepts of normality Learning Objectives Discuss the extent to which biological, cognitive, and…
    Concepts of normality
    Learning Objectives
    Discuss the extent to which biological, cognitive, and sociocultural factors influence abnormal behavior. Hunter
    Evaluate psychological research relevant to the study of abnormal behavior. Sarah
    Discuss the concepts of normality and abnormality Hae-In
    Discuss validity and relaibility of disgnosis. Sol-A
    Discuss cultural and ethical considerations in diagnosis. Smyth

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Wednesday, May 18

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    They must learn not to react in ways that intimidate the interviewee.
    Choice of Interviewer
    Depending on the group that is being studied, whoever will be the interviewer must be considered.
    People are known to respond differently to male and female interviewers.
    The effects of the interviewer must be taken into consideration and be counter-balanced according
    to age, gender and ethnicity

    Establish an Interview Guide
    Descriptive Questions
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    ==Discuss considerations involved before, during and after an interview==
    Before
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    of the interviewer.Interviewer
    The interviewer must be trained to avoid "Interviewer Effects"
    Any non-verbal action that may change the answer of the interviewee, such as a frown.
    They must learn not to react in ways that intimidate the interviewee.

    Choice of Interviewer
    Establish an Interview Guide
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    First, coding is used. This is finding specific categories in the data material. Descriptive labels are given to discrete instances of phenomena. Low-level and higher-level categories emerge. Since categories emerge from data material in grounded theory, it is not the same as traditional analysis, where categories are established before data collection.
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    Analysis, allows reaserchersresearchers to get
    Steps in Using the IPA.
    1 - Reading and rereading of transcripts.
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    Take Conformity and Expectancy into Consideration
    After
    Debriefing
    Explain how researchers use inductive content analysis (thematic analysis) on interview transcripts.
    First, coding is used. This is finding specific categories in the data material. Descriptive labels are given to discrete instances of phenomena. Low-level and higher-level categories emerge. Since categories emerge from data material in grounded theory, it is not the same as traditional analysis, where categories are established before data collection.
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  4. page Interview-Group 1- Hunter and Symth edited ... ==Discuss considerations involved before, during and after an interview== Before Training …
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    ==Discuss considerations involved before, during and after an interview==
    Before
    Training of the interviewer.
    Choice of Interviewer
    Establish an Interview Guide
    Descriptive Questions
    Structural Questions
    Contrast Questions
    Evaluative Questions
    Data Recording
    Transcription of the Data
    Briefing

    During
    Establish a Rapport
    Resolve Possible Issues with Data Recording
    Use the Interview Guide Flexibly
    Use the Active Listening Technique
    Take Conformity and Expectancy into Consideration

    After
    Explain how researchers use inductive content analysis (thematic analysis) on interview transcripts.
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  5. page Interview-Group 1- Hunter and Symth edited ... {http://www.job-interviewtips.com/images/job-interview-techniques.jpg} Semi-Structured Inter…
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    Semi-Structured Interviews
    Semi-structured
    The most widely used means of qualitative data collection.
    The data can be analyzed using different theoretical approaches, Willig (2001).
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    The purpose is together insight into people's. Personal experience.
    The interview can seem informal and somewhat conversational.
    StrengthsStrengths:
    The interviewer is able to ask the participant to elaborate on certain subjects.
    Has the potential to be less biased.
    The data can be analyzed in a variety of ways.
    The interview guide sets certain themes to be explored, but can still exclude themes that have not been prepared.
    LimitationsLimitations:
    The interaction between interviewer and interviewee can seem artificial and could hamper ecological validity.
    Data analysis is time-consuming.
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    Focus Group
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    like health psychology.
    The
    psychology.* The group process
    Open-ended questions allow for participants to talk freely and even generate their own questions.
    Usually consists of 6 to 10 people, keeping the number reasonable allows for engaging conversation for all participants.
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    The interviewer keeps the progress of discussion on track, asking others to answer a question raised by another participant, identifying agreements and disagreements, and they set the time limits.
    The process of discussion in group dynamics can provide for rich data to be collected.
    Strengths
    It
    Strengths:* It is a
    The setting is more natural, allowing for higher ecological validity than a one-on-one interview.
    It can explore people's knowledge and bring to light their cognitive process, and also why they might think in a certain way.
    They can also bring to light different cultural values and group norms.
    LimitationsLimitations:
    Does not work as well with more personal questions, it is easier for participants to not disclosed certain aspects of their response.
    The presence of other participants can result in some degree of conformity.
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    Narrative interviews can follow the form of a life-story, or and individual's experience of a certain event.
    In either the interviewer is interested in the greater historical and cultural narrative.
    StrengthsStrengths:
    Explores the complexities of individual experience while keeping in mind the historical and cultural factors of the narrative.
    They can be used with all people, they can use every-day language and talk freely.
    LimitationsLimitations:
    The data collected is enormous and transcription and analysis is very time-consuming.
    ==Discuss considerations involved before, during and after an interview==
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Tuesday, May 17

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    ü Assumption:
    “Human beings are storytellers, and that the researcher’s task is to explore the different stories being told.”
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    a story of
    of
    identity
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    in relation to
    ü People’s minds are shaped to the patterns
    of daily life
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    are constructed like
    like
    real stories
    ü To see how people impose a kind of order
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    make sense of
    of
    events in
    ü Representations of an individual’s life
    (facts + interpretations)
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    Strengths
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    individual lives relate
    relate
    to the historical/cultural context
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    Can take different forms
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    relate to wider
    wider
    social and cultural contexts
    ü Can be used with all people
    (they can use everyday language and talk freely)
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    ü Can be time-consuming to transcribe and analyze
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    2. Discuss considerations involved before, during, and after an interview
    (E.g. sampling method, data recording, traditional versus postmodern transcription, debriefing)
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