Application of Photovoice in Qualitative Researches

Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi, Fatemeh Najafi, Leila Mardanian-Dehkordi

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The concept of photovoice was at first invented in 1997, it is a visual participatory tool to collect data in qualitative studies that was widely used in different countries and various health issues [1, 2]. It employs contributors to take photograph of a subject of concern, critically reflecting on the subject, and yields solutions for these problems [3]. In this method of data collection, cameras are provided to contributors in order to share their facts, stories, and target commonplace issues in their lives [4]. It’s also been used to express needs, history, culture, problems and desires [5].

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/anm.v28i2.24795

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