Reporting Qualitative Research in Psychology: How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards (Paperback)
This book shows researchers how to use the American Psychological Association's Journal Article Reporting Standards for Qualitative Research (JARS--Qual), Mixed Methods Article Reporting Standards (MMARS), and Qualitative Meta-Analysis Reporting Standards (QMARS). Author Heidi Levitt describes how to report varied qualitative methods and inquiry approaches, using examples from APA journal articles to demonstrate how researchers can tailor their reporting styles to suit their methodologies. She also highlights unique aspects of qualitative reporting, such as establishing methodological integrity.
About the Author
Heidi M. Levitt, PhD, is a professor of clinical psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She was chair of the American Psychological Association (APA) Publications and Communications Board Working Group on Journal Article Reporting Standards for Qualitative Research (JARSQual Working Group; Levitt et al., 2018). From 2017 to 2018, she was president of the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP; APA Division 5, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods). In addition, she chaired the SQIP task force to develop a white paper on recommendations for designing and reviewing qualitative research. She has been associate editor for the journals Qualitative Psychology and Psychotherapy Research. She is an APA Fellow in Division 5 (Quantitative and Qualitative Methods), Division 29 (Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy), Division 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology), and Division 44 (Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity).