. As seen in these studies, qualitative research seeks meaning and understandings about processes and phenomena, with attention to narratives, personal experiences, and language. Mixed methodologies: A new research paradigm or enhanced quantitative paradigm. S. Lincoln (Eds. This can be especially difficult for clinician researchers. The primary aim of qualitative research interviews, however, is not to offer therapy. What is the relationship between the inquirer and the known? Quantitative research methods have long been viewed as the hallmark of evidence-based medicine. Taking the paradigm of qualitative research as a basic requirement the interpretation of communication in qualitative methodology is reflected and compared with the development of modern societal and individual communication, especially computer mediated communication (CMC). Validity, when used in terms of qualitative research, is to determine whether the findings are accurate from the standpoint of the researcher, the participant, and the reader of the research. Nessa Coyle, NP, PhD, FAAN, Roma Tickoo, MD, Qualitative Research: What This Research Paradigm Has to Offer to the Understanding of Pain, Pain Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 3, April 2007, Pages 205–206, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4637.2007.00303.x. P.O. 3. Quantitative research, the argument goes, presupposes objective truths and a singular, unequivocal reality; qualitative research presupposes a world which is …