Research Study Analysis
Locate a research study that uses a hermeneutic or phenomenological perspective, and analyze the ontological, axiological, and epistemological assumptions that the author makes. How is this manifested in the research questions, variables, instruments, data collection, and data collection procedures? Provide specific examples from the article when substantiating your argument. Be sure to include a full reference of the found article using APA formatting.
Chessicks 1990 article, Hermeneutics for Psychotherapists,” from American Journal of Psychotherapy, volume 44, issue 2, pages 256273. Chessick defines hermeneutics and identifies its development and its application to psychiatry, psychotherapy, and notions of psychopathology.
Sadala and de Camargo Ferreira Adornos 2002 article, Phenomenology as a Method to Investigate the Experience Lived: A Perspective from Husserl and Merleau Pontys Thought,” from Journal of Advanced Nursing, volume 37, issue 3, pages 282293. In the article, the authors detail the use of phenomenology in nursing research, how experiences are observed, and how data is collected, reduced, and analyzed.