Methodology of Rahe et al

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In terms of reliability, Rahe's research was...
STRONG- Controlled consistent environment- double blind from the sailors and on board medical officers
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In terms of validity, Rhae's study was...
PROBLEMATIC- lacks mundane realism- wouldn't be on a cruiser sailing the ocean on a daily basis- not a real life situation. BUT can be used to contrast other areas of exclusion like prisons.
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In terms of sampling, Rahe's study was...
PROBLEMATIC- although there was a big sample size of 2664, there was culture bias- all sailors no from USA
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In terms of data, Rahe's study was...
PROBLEMATIC- lots of quantatative data- comparing scores e.g least stressed (decile 1) mean number of illness score of 1.434 compared to most stressed at (10 decile) at 2.049 NO QUALATATIVE DATA
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In terms of ethics, Rahe's study was...
PROBLEMATIC- the sailors didn't know there medical record were looked at or had their LCU score calculated BUT in the navy given their life to the Navy? and Rahe kept names confedential.
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