Keywords

multidimensional scaling, MDS, counseling, counseling practice

Abstract

The authors briefly describe the use of multidimensional scaling (MDS) in counseling. They discuss types of data that have been analyzed using MDS, kinds of MDS, analyses, and the interpretation of MDS results and review MDS research relevant to vocational, family, group, and individual counseling. They also briefly discuss potential applications in counseling practice.

Original Publication Citation

Davison, M.L., Richards, P.S., & Rounds, J.B. (1986). Multidimensional scaling in counseling research and practice. Journal of Counseling and Development, 65, 178-184.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

1986-12

Publisher

Journal of Counseling and Development

Language

English

College

David O. McKay School of Education

Department

Counseling Psychology and Special Education

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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