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Disrupted reproduction: the impact of endometriosis on couples’ plans for childbearing
Objective Little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis and in particular how the uncertain relationship between endometriosis and fertility impacts on plans for ...
Coping with endometriosis: strategies employed by women with endometriosis and their male partners
Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecological condition affecting women of reproductive age. Common symptoms include severe pain during menstruation, chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during ...
'I don’t know what sex is like without pain’: the impact of endometriosis on sexual relationships in couples
Background Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
Conducting dyadic research in chronic illness: men, women and endometriosis
Despite a growing literature on the value of couple data in studies of particular social phenomena, individuals still constitute the basic unit of analysis in most qualitative research. This paper explores the complexities ...
Men's Perceptions of Improving Couple Support in Endometriosis: The Role of Qualitative Research
(University of Alberta, 2013)
Improving the wellbeing of couples living with endometriosis
Study question How do heterosexual couples experience living with endometriosis? Summary answer Our data demonstrate that endometriosis and its management significantly disrupts the lives of both women and men in ...