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Case Study

A detailed psychological, medical, psychiatric, or sociological analysis of a person or group; serves as an educational, explanatory model.

Example: During a unit on substance abuse for her Psychology 101 course, the professor assigns her students a reading in which a drug-addicted teenager describes his life.

Case Study
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Case Study. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from