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id·i·o·graph·ic

(id'ē-ō-graf'ik),
Pertaining to the characteristics or behavior of a particular person as a person, as opposed to nomothetic.
[idio- + G. graphō, to write]

idiographic

adjective Referring to that which is unique to oneself and one’s personal life history.
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Although occurring less frequently than nomothetic assessment, idiographic assessment has been present in career counseling, as noted in the pioneering works of Parsons (1909), Super (1954), and Tyler (1959).
As I argue in the accompanying paper, his conception of time as duree or duration--the longue duree has both a beginning and an end--avoids the traps of both idiographic "chain-of-events" causation common in traditional historical accounts and nomothetic ahistorical generalizations in much social science research.
An example of an idiographic analysis in stage 1 Alicia/NDIS Planner What matters to Alicia?
Bridging the transatlantic publishing gap: How North American reviewers evaluate European idiographic research.
the urban cannot be completely subsumed under the abstract logics of capitalist industrialization or state domination' (Brenner and Schmid, 2015), and thus is presented primarily as an idiographic means to understand the 'variegated' local nature of resistance to capitalist domination.
Furthermore, identification of the Joyful Giver profile highlights the importance of examining idiographic differences in youth's character strengths.
Nomothetic versus idiographic. Because the pilot study revealed overlap between this category and the macro- versus microanalytical units category, these two were collapsed into one.
Particularly, for some special cases of nonlinear incidence f(S, I), we have the following idiographic results on the stationary distribution as the consequences of Theorem 24.
To put it in the terms of Wilhelm Windelband: it has a nomothetic rather than idiographic thrust.
Functional idiographic assessment template: disclosure subclass (FIAT-QD; Callaghan, 2006).
The introduction of transdiagnostic dimensions would have allowed for a diagnostic system combining a nomothetic group-specific categorical diagnosis (such as schizo-affective disorder) with an idiographic person-specific set of dimensional scores--for example, scores on anxiety, depression, psychosis, mania, motivational alterations, cognition and suicidality.
In addition, this therapy-as-research model has a surprisingly contemporary flavor, fitting nicely with today's renewed interest in idiographic studies and single case designs (e.g., Barlow & Nock, 2009; Barlow, Nock, & Hersen, 2009).