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dc.contributor.authorJones, F.
dc.contributor.authorRodger, S.
dc.contributor.authorZiviani, J.
dc.contributor.authorBoyd, Roslyn
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T15:22:44Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T15:22:44Z
dc.date.created2015-10-29T04:10:11Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2015-10-29
dc.identifier.citationJones, F. and Rodger, S. and Ziviani, J. and Boyd, R. 2012. Application of a hermeneutic phenomenologically orientated approach to a qualitative study. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 19 (7): pp. 370-378.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/45706
dc.identifier.doi10.12968/ijtr.2012.19.7.370
dc.description.abstract

Phenomenology enables researchers and clinicians to understand the lived experience of those affected by situations that are not easily measurable. This paper presents an example of the decision making undertaken to investigate the lived experience of adolescents with cerebral palsy in their transition to secondary school. The process engaged in undertaking this research is used as a means of highlighting key decision points when undertaking qualitative investigation of this kind. Hermeneutic phenomenologically orientated study: Eleven parent-adolescent dyads of youth with cerebral palsy (8 males, 2 females, ages 12-14 years; Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) I=3, II=4, III=3, IV=1; Manual Abilities Classification System (MACS) I=5, II=2, III=4, IV=1, V=5; spasticity=10, dystonia=1; rural=1, regional=3, metropolitan=7). A step-by-step qualitative decision making pathway, including Colaizzi's methods, to facilitate investigation of the lived experience of adolescents with cerebral palsy was developed. The paper presents four main phases in the decision making process required when designing or interpreting a qualitative research study, namely philosophy, methodology, research methods, and confirmation. A clear process in the construction of qualitative research has been developed. This should support researchers working in various fields of allied health and rehabilitation to investigate the experiences of service recipients where there is insufficient research to formulate hypotheses.

dc.titleApplication of a hermeneutic phenomenologically orientated approach to a qualitative study
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.dateSubmitted2015-10-29
dcterms.source.volume19
dcterms.source.number7
dcterms.source.startPage370
dcterms.source.endPage378
dcterms.source.issn1741-1645
dcterms.source.titleInternational Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
curtin.digitool.pid233836
curtin.pubStatusPublished
curtin.refereedTRUE
curtin.departmentSchool of Occupational Therapy and Social Work
curtin.identifier.scriptidPUB-VC-ORD-SA-25046
curtin.identifier.elementsidELEMENTS-108817
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