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VRM Downloads. The following are in Zipped format:

Describing talk: A taxonomy of verbal response modes.  A pre-publication version of the book.

VRM coder training program..  This includes about 40 files, most of which are sample transcripts used by the main program. If you want to use it, I suggest that you first unzip the files and save all of them in a separate folder (e.g., "c:\vrm"). The program is very old, written for 16-bit DOS in the 1980s, but it will run on 32-bit versions of Windows (in a very small window). Double click on start.bat and follow the instructions. Instead of typing "p" or "princip" (or "m" or "modes") when it says to do this, double click on p.bat or princip.bat (or m.bat or modes.bat).

To run it on 64-bit versions of Windows, you will need special software. One that works is DOSBox, distributed free by Microsoft:

DOSBox gives you a small window in which you can run the training program. It essentially emulates a DOS computer of the 1980s. To run it, first download and install DOSBox and use their instructions to open it.

Then mount the folder (also called directory) in DOSBox:

Z:\> mount C c:\vrm

Z:\> c:

Then, to start the program, type in BEGIN or START. As the instructions there explain, you can get training in principles of classification or form-intent coding by typing PRINCIP or P or MODES or M.

Back to Verbal Response Modes page

Qualitative Theory-Building Case Study Research in PCSP, with commentaries. 

Debbie's Voices. This an example of what appears to be an intrusion by a problematic voice into a narrative early in a first session. Used with client's permission. For a description see page 15 in:

Stiles, W. B. (1999). Signs and voices in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 9, 1-21.


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