Understanding phenomenology
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Understanding phenomenology

Anne Flood Director of nursing and midwifery, Letterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland

Anne Flood looks at the theory and methods involved in phenomenological research

Phenomenology is a philosophic attitude and research approach. Its primary position is that the most basic human truths are accessible only through inner subjectivity, and that the person is integral to the environment. This paper discusses the theoretical perspectives related to phenomenology, and includes a discussion of the methods adopted in phenomenological research.

Nurse Researcher. 17, 2, 7-15. doi: 10.7748/nr2010.01.17.2.7.c7457

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