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“I can die today, I can die tomorrow”: Lay perceptions of sickle cell disease in Kumasi, Ghana at a point of transition.
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-08)
Objective. To describe the lay meanings of sickle cell disease (SCD) in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Design. Depth interviews with 31 fathers of people with SCD; a focus group with health professionals associated with ...
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 ...
Framing Men's Participation in the Procreative Realm
Informed by a critical men’s studies perspective, as well as symbolic interactionist and life course themes, we explore how men’s relationship to the procreative realm is currently conceptualized in academic scholarship ...
Caribbean nurses and racism in the NHS
Men's Perceptions of Improving Couple Support in Endometriosis: The Role of Qualitative Research
(University of Alberta, 2013)
Marginalized reproduction: ethnicity, infertility and reproductive technologies.
(Earthscan Books, 2009)
Ethnicity, infertility and assisted reproductive technologies
Reported school experiences of young people living with sickle cell disorder in England.
A survey of 569 young people with sickle cell disorder (SCD) in England has found such pupils miss considerable periods of time from school, typically in short periods of two or three days. One-in-eight have school absences ...
The social and psychological impact of endometriosis on women's lives: a critical narrative review
(Oxford Journals, 2013-07)
BACKGROUND Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting between 2 and 17% of women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, congestive dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding and deep ...
From womanhood to endometriosis: findings from focus groups with women from different ethnic groups
(Radcliffe Publishing, 2011-10-01)
Endometriosis is a long-term, disabling condition, and a common cause of chronic pelvic pain, yet little is known about the experience of the disease among women from minority ethnic groups. This paper reports on the first ...