Qualitative Research with Participants Suffering from Ostracism: A Practical Guide for the Novice Researcher

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Abstract

Being ostracized can be painful for most people, but for those who experience this persistently it can lead to severe levels of psychological distress. At present, there is a scarcity of qualitative research which focuses on this group of vulnerable individuals. This paper acts as a guide for the novice researcher who plans to research this population.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)1744-1758
Number of pages15
JournalThe Qualitative Report
Volume22
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • ostracism
  • social rejection
  • qualitative research methodology

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