Volume 16 · Number 2 · Pages 229–232
Guiding Principles for Methodological Integrity and Epistemological Consistency in Mixed Methods Studies

Oussama Abdoun, Enrico Fucci & Stefano Poletti

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Open peer commentary on the article “Assessing Subjective Processes and Vulnerability in Mindfulness-based Interventions: A Mixed methods Exploratory Study” by Sebastián Medeiros, Carla Crempien, Alejandra Vásquez-Rosati, Javiera Duarte, Catherine Andreu, Álvaro I. Langer, Miguel Ibaceta, Jaime R. Silva & Diego Cosmelli Sánchez. Abstract: Medeiros et al. implement a mixed methods approach to explore the mechanisms underlying individual transformation during mindfulness-based interventions. We provide critiques, questions and suggestions to increase the validity of the present study and fruitfulness of future mixed methods endeavors. We frame our commentary in existing guidelines for the design and implementation of mixed methods.


Abdoun O., Fucci E. & Poletti S. (2021) Guiding principles for methodological integrity and epistemological consistency in mixed methods studies. Constructivist Foundations 16(2): 229–232. https://constructivist.info/16/2/229

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