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Sickle Cell: A Guide to School Policy (Second Edition)
A second edition of the Guide to School Policy on Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia: A Guide to School Policy (English Version)
This booklet has been produced based on research examining the experiences of young people with sickle cell disorder in schools in England. An important part of school inclusiveness is recognizing the importance of offering ...
Gender differences in the emotional impact of living with endometriosis
Problem statement While there is evidence of a negative socio-psychological impact on women, little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis. In particular there is a ...
Men, gender and endometriosis: accounts of chronic illness from the ‘well’ partner
Endometriosis is a relatively common gynaecological condition affecting up to 2 million women in the UK alone. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy painful periods, and a deep pain experienced during ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pain management, intimacy and parenthood amongst couples living with endometriosis
Background: Endometriosis is an enigmatic, chronic gynaecological condition of unknown aetiology affecting women of reproductive age. Incidence is difficult to assess but has been estimated at between 5 and 15% of the ...