RETROSPECTIVE RESEARCH By N., Sam M.S. - 48 Mental study which intends to analyze the present in premise to the past. Compare with: prospective research. RETROSPECTIVE RESEARCH: "Retrospective research follows a subject back to the past to resolve current issues." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Evaluation of a Quantitative Study NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMII) The Relationship Between Sexual Minorities and Mental Health Issues ATTITUDE SCALES Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETROSPECTIVE RESEARCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrospective-research/ (accessed June 29, 2022).