Developing the person-oriented approach: theory and methods of analysis.

  title={Developing the person-oriented approach: theory and methods of analysis.},
  author={Alexander von Eye},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={277-85; discussion 287-94}
The development of paradigms, or perspectives of research takes place at the level of theory, in the domain of methodology, and in the context of existing paradigms and perspectives. The development of the person-oriented approach has made considerable progress at the level of theory. In addition, the approach has found a large number of applications. Sterba and Bauer's Keynote Article has closed a gap by discussing methodological implications of the person-oriented approach. In particular, the… CONTINUE READING