The Research Setting and Study Design

  • David Ian JeffreyEmail author


In this chapter, the choice of a phenomenological approach to explore the students’ views and to gain new understanding about empathy is justified. The medical school setting, curriculum, participants and study design are described. Interpretative phenomenological analysis was the innovative approach used to carry out the data analysis.


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  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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