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A ____ ____ is an observational method that provides a description of an individual.

case study

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The case study may be a description of a ____ by a clinical psychologist or a historical account of an event such as a model school that failed.

patient

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A ____ is a type of case study in which a researcher applies psychological theory to explain the life of an individual, usually an important historical figure.

psychobiography

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Case studies may use such techniques as ____ ____ and ____ ____ with persons familiar with the case but no direct observation at all.

library research and telephone interviews

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The case study may present the individuals ....

history,
symptoms,
characteristic behaviours,
reactions to situations,
or responses treatment.

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Typically, a case study is done when an individual possesses a particularly rare, unusual, or noteworthy ____.

condition

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____ ____ is at the core of our relationships: one person provides goods or services for another person in exchange for some other resource.

Social exchange

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Insights gained through a case study may also lead to the development of ____ that can be tested using other methods.

hypotheses