Aaron S. Walker & Jane Tobbell (2015) Lost voices and unlived lives: Exploring adults’ experiences of selective mutism using Interpretative phenomenological analysis, qualitative research. Psychology, 12:4, 453-471.
The research interest of this study related to SM adult. The problem stemmed from the lack of information from adult sufferers of SM., Aaron, and Tobbell (2015) were interested in interviewing adult sufferers of SM. The aim of their study was to research, through a Phenomenological design developed by Smith et al. (1999) that would enable them to gain an understanding of SM, using IPA, based on adult sufferers of SM. The research group believed that collected information from SM adults would give a more in-depth understanding