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including systematic reviews, literature reviews and scoping reviews

Thematic Analysis (Qualitative)

Braun and Clarke (2006) thematic analysis method is a process consisting of six steps:

  1. becoming familiar with the data
  2. generating codes
  3. generating themes
  4. reviewing themes
  5. defining and naming themes
  6. locating exemplars


Braun, V. and Clarke, V. (2006) ‘Using thematic analysis in psychology’, Qualitative research in psychology, 3(2), pp. 77–101. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1191/1478088706qp063oa.