ANECDOTAL METHOD

a research method based on personal recollections of a case, as opposed to specific, empirically derived investigation. Can provide ideas to fuel further research.

ANECDOTAL METHOD: "A professor relying on the anecdotal method reflects to his or her class on the progress one of the patients he or she is treating makes. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANECDOTAL METHOD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anecdotal-method/ (accessed April 4, 2020).
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