Q Bibliography: Wood et al. on service users’ perceptions of recovery from psychosis

Wood, Lisa, Jason Price, Anthony Morrison, & Gillian Haddock (2013). Exploring service users perceptions of recovery from psychosis: A Q-methodological approach. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 86, 245-261. Abstract: Objective. Recovery from psychosis has been greatly studied, especially in relation to outcome. However, it is still a poorly defined concept and there has… Read More

Q Bibliography: Akhtar-Danesh on major factor extraction and rotation techniques

Akhtar-Danesh, Noori. (2017). A comparison between major factor extraction and factor rotation techniques in Q-methodology. Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 7, 147-156. (doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2017.74013) Abstract: The statistical analysis in Q-methodology is based on factor analysis followed by a factor rotation. Currently, the most common factor extraction methods are centroid and principal component extractions and the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hobson & Niemeyer on climate change skepticism

Hobson, Kersty & Simon Niemeyer (2013). “What sceptics believe”: The effects of information and deliberation on climate change scepticism. Public Understanding of Science, 22(4), 396-412. (doi: 10.1177/0963662511430459) Abstract: Scepticism about climate change now appears a pervasive social phenomenon. Research to date has examined the different forms that scepticism can take, from outright denial to general… Read More

Q Bibliography: Van Dijk et al. on the ideal neighborhood for aging in place

Van Dijk, Hanna M., Jane M. Cramm, Job van Exel, & Anna P. Nieboer (2015). The ideal neighbourhood for ageing in place as perceived by frail and non-frail community-dwelling older people. Ageing and Society, 35, 1771-1795. (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X14000622) (previously posted as in press) Abstract: Due to demographic changes and a widely supported policy of ageing… Read More

Q Bibliography: Bang et al. on cancer-related fatigue

Bang, Ho Yoon, Eun Ja Yeun, Eunmi Ham, Misoon Jeon, & Jeong Hwa An (2016). Perceptions about cancer-related fatigue among cancer patients using Q methodology. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 20, 64-70. Abstract: Purpose: Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a common subjective feeling and disabling symptom complex experienced by patients with cancer. This study aimed to… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hugé et al. on discourses about the Malaysian Matang Mangrove Forest

Hugé, Jean, Katherine Vande Velde, Francisco Benitez-Capistros, Jan Harold Japay, Behara Satyanarayana, Mohammad Nazrin Ishak, Melissa Quispe-Zuniga, Bin Husain Mohd Lokman, Ibrahim Sulong, Nico Koedam, & Farid Dahdouh-Guebas (2016 December). Mapping discourses using Q methodology in Matang Mangrove Forest, Malaysia. Journal of Environmental Management, 183(3), 988-997. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.09.046) Abstract: The sustainable management of natural resources requires… Read More

Q BIBLIOGRAPHY: Nilsson on holistic intentionalism vs. interactionist mechanism in person-oriented research

Nilsson, Artur (2015). Disentangling the holism of intentional systems from the interactionism of mechanistic systems in person-oriented research. Journal for Person-Oriented Research, 1(3), 171-183. doi: 10.17505/jpor.2015.18 Abstract: A key assumption in the person-oriented approach is that a person must be understood as a complex, integrated system, represented by patterns of within-person variation rather than scores… Read More

Q BIBLIOGRAPHY: Uluğ & Cohrs on the conflict ethos in the Kurdish conflict

Uluğ, Özden Melis, & J. Christopher Cohrs (2017). Examining the ethos of conflict by exploring lay people’s representations of the Kurdish conflict in Turkey. Conflict Management and Peace Science, (doi: 10.1177/0738894216674969) (Accessible https://doi.org/10.1177/0738894216674969) Abstract: Societies in conflicts develop an ‘ethos of conflict’, a set of socially shared beliefs about the conflict. We argue that the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Munoz-Blanco and Padilla Vargas on interbehavioral study of creativity

Munoz-Blanco, Maria I., & Maria Antonia Padilla Vargas (2017). Utilizing Q-methodology for the study of the behavior of the audience of creativity. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 9(2), 67-81. Abstract: The study of creativity from the standpoint of the audience (e.g., any person that assesses a product as creative) has not been addressed yet from… Read More

Q Bibliography: Fluckinger on Big Five measurement and social desirability

Fluckinger, Chris D. (2014, August 9). Big Five measurement via Q-sort: An alternative method for constraining socially desirable responding. SAGE Open, 4(3). (Accessible at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2158244014547196) Abstract: Socially desirable responding presents a difficult challenge in measuring personality. I tested whether a partially ipsative measure—a normatively scored Q-sort containing traditional Big Five items—would produce personality scores indicative… Read More