Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Write short notes on the following : Case study method - Psychology

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Short Note

Write short notes on the following :

Case study method

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Solution

The case study method is a qualitative research method employed by clinical psychologists. It provides intensive, descriptive information about an individual from multiple sources such as family, peers, school, academic and health records, etc. This helps to assess the person's level of psychological and social functioning. Researchers may employ techniques like observation, interviews, psychological tests, etc. Psychologists such as Sigmund Freud and Jean Piaget made extensive use of the case study method. However, this method is very time consuming and subjective.

Concept: Research Methods in Psychology
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Balbharati Psychology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Psychology : A Scientific Discipline
Exercises | Q Q.6. (3) | Page 11
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