Quality and trustworthiness in qualitative research in counseling psychology.

  title={Quality and trustworthiness in qualitative research in counseling psychology.},
  author={Susan L. Morrow},
  journal={Journal of Counseling Psychology},
  • Susan L. Morrow
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Counseling Psychology
This article examines concepts of the trustworthiness, or credibility, of qualitative research. Following a “researcher-as-instrument,” or self-reflective, statement, the paradigmatic underpinnings of various criteria for judging the quality of qualitative research are explored, setting the stage for a discussion of more transcendent standards (those not associated with specific paradigms) for conducting quality research: social validity, subjectivity and reflexivity, adequacy of data, and… 

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