Meeting 2007

Volume 7 of the Qualitative Psychology Nexus on

"Qualitative Approaches in the Field of Psychology"

comprises the contributions to the 8th annual meeting of the Center of Qualitative Psychology, this year held at the "Bildungsstätte Erkner" in Berlin from February 16-18, 2007. The participants from Finland, Germany, Japan and Spain presented their contributions in four topic fields:

- Exploration of social-interactive processes,
- exploration of the quality of life,
- exploration of social integration, and
- teaching qualitative methods.

Contributions to the Meeting


The Importance of Qualitative Approaches in Psychology
Günter L. Huber

Part 1: Exploring Social-interactive Processes

01-1 Challenges in the Qualitative Analysis of Peer Counseling Explorations of Young Children's Learning
Eeva-Liisa Kronqvist

01-2 The Flexibility of Learning Groups and their Importance for Intercultural Education
Antonio Medina, María Concepción Domínguez, and Samuel Gento

Part 2: Exploring the Quality of Life

02-1 Experiences of People with Long-term Acquired Physical Disability: Life Stories of Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries in Japan
Masakuni Tagaki

02-2 Quality of Life of Tumour Patients Following Surgery and Reconstruction of the Oro-mandibular Region. Contributions of the Hospital Clinical Social Work Service to Psycho-social Care
Silke Birgitta Gahleitner, Kirsten Becker-Bikowski, and Robin Schiel

Part 3: Exploring social integration

03-1 Experiences of Adults with Disabilities Involved in a Project to Support Community Living
Heidrun Metzler, Annette Ullrich, Christine Rauscher, and Beate Kettner

03-2 Qualitative Detection of Problems for the Reintegration of Prisoners
Samuel Gento, Antonio Medina, and María Concepción Domínguez

Part 4: Teaching Qualitative Methods in Psychology

04-1 Teaching Qualitative Methods in Psychology: An Ambiguous Enterprise - Reducing the Irreducible for the Sake of Understanding
Bernd Fiedler

The contributions to this meeting are available for download here:
> Contributions to the meeting 2007 (pdf) / Qualitative Psychology Nexus Vol. 07