This research explored the notion that interview studies can be therapeutic for participants. It examines the common themes that participants report as beneficial from participating in a study about the transition from higher education to post-university life. The findings are presented as common themes and illuminated by participant excerpts. It is concluded that there are therapeutic characteristics to the qualitative interview process that mirror some of the benefits individuals can receive from the counseling process.
Perry, April and Bigelow, Mary Grace
"The Therapeutic Nature of Qualitative Interviewing: Benefits of Research Participation,"
Journal of Research Initiatives: Vol. 5:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol5/iss2/2
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