Re: post to R Adelman/ return reply

Devi Jankowicz (
Fri, 18 Jul 97 21:46:32 +0100

Rob Adelman writes

>I reread the '92 Winter article and realized he is really interpreting his
>data in terms of organization of constructs rather than content of
>constructs. It seems odd that so much of the published research focuses on
>construct structures instead of content,
>given Kelly's focus on meaning.

Yes, I know the feeling.

>Is PCP limited to case studies when it
>comes to the analysis of meaning? What methods are there for comparing
>construct content between patients or groups of patients?

Content analysis? Narrative analysis? Hermeneutic interpretation? All can
be adapted for this sort of comparison, thank goodness!