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Endometriosis, biographical appraisals and the couple unit
Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting between 2-17% of women of reproductive age. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, severe pain during menstruation, heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain during sex. ...
Assisted Conception and South Asian communities in the UK: Public perceptions of the use of donor gametes in infertility treatment
This paper explores ‘public’ attitudes to the use of donated gametes in infertility treatment amongst members of British South Asian communities in the UK. The study included 14 single-sex focus groups with a total of 100 ...
Cross-border reproductive care: A review of the literature.
Infertility counselling and diversity: British South Asian couples
(British Infertility Counselling Association, 2005)
How do informal self-care strategies evolve among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease managed in primary care? A qualitative study
Background: There is much description in the literature of how patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) manage their breathlessness and engage in self-care activities; however, little of this is from the ...
Gamete Donation and ‘Race’
Examining processes of gamete donation offers an opportunity to expose ideas about ‘race’ and examine perceptions about the racial substance that is ‘passed on’ from donor to offspring. Racial categories are of interest ...
A qualitative study of patients' experiences of participating in SPACE FOR COPD: A self-management Programme of Activitiy, Coping and Education
(ERJ Open Research, 2017-10)
Aims: To understand experiences of participation in a supported self-management programme for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Background: There is a wealth of clinical trials examining the outcomes of ...
Making ‘assisted world families’? Parenting projects and family practices in the context of globalised gamete donation.
(Sociological Research Online, 2017-05-31)
As a culturally pervasive technology, IVF and its related techniques have globalised at a rapid rate, spreading to most regions of the world. As one corollary of this development, cross-border assisted reproduction has ...
Endometriosis: Improving the wellbeing of couples, Summary report and recommendations
(De Montfort University, 2013-10-01)
Gay men seeking surrogacy to achieve parenthood