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Using a model of group psychotherapy to support social research on sensitive topics

By A. Corden, R. Sainsbury, P. Sloper and B. Ward

Abstract

This article describes the exploratory use of professional therapeutic support by social researchers working on a sensitive topic. Talking to recently bereaved parents about the financial implications of their child's death was expected to be demanding work, and the research design included access to an independent psychotherapeutic service. Using this kind of professional support is rare within the general social research community, and it is useful to reflect on the process. There are likely to be implications for collection and interpretation of data, research output and the role and experience of the therapist. Here, the primary focus is the potential impact on researcher well-being

Year: 2005
DOI identifier: 10.1080/1364557032000119571
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.whiterose.ac.uk:1643

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