versión impresa ISSN 1729-4827
DE LOS ANGELES PARAMO, María. Qualitative analysis of group discussions through the TextSTAT software program: valoration of the utility in the exploration and relation of meanings. liber. [online]. 2010, vol.16, n.2, pp. 141-152. ISSN 1729-4827.
The principal objectives of this study are: a) to make an analysis, trough the TextStat software program, of discursive textual data from different focal groups; b) to explore the meanings of the adolescence and psychotherapy for adolescents, trough focal groups with adolescents, parents, teachers, and psychologists; c) to value the utility of the TextStat program like methodological strategy for the analysis of textual data and meanings in the psychological research area. The methodology was of qualitative nature, based on the use of this program. The sample was deliberately no probabilistic. The discussion was considered in terms of adolescence and psychotherapy and the conclusions were based on advantages and limitations of the TextStat use in cualitative research.
Palabras llave : Adolescence; Cualitative Data Analysis; Psychotherapy; Software Programs.