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Where are all the men? The marginalization of men in social scientific research on infertility
(Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 2013-06)
There is a wealth of research exploring the psychological consequences of infertility and assisted reproduction technology: a substantial body of sociological and anthropological work on ‘reproductive disruptions’ of many ...
Oocyte cryopreservation for social reasons: demographic profile and disposal intentions of UK users
A small number of studies from the USA and Europe have provided some data on the profile and characteristics of women who have undergone oocyte cryopreservation for what has been termed elective, social or non-medical ...
‘We needed to change the mission statement of the marriage’: biographical disruptions, appraisals and revisions among couples living with endometriosis
The concept of biographical disruption has been widely applied in sociological explorations of chronic illness and has been subject to much theoretical scrutiny, reflection and development. However, little attention has ...
Crossing borders for fertility treatment: motivations, destinations and outcomes of UK fertility travellers.
(Oxford University Press, 2011)
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 ...
Endometriosis: Improving the wellbeing of couples, Summary report and recommendations
(De Montfort University, 2013-10-01)
Cross-border assisted reproduction: a qualitative account of UK travellers' experiences
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-05-04)
Surveys on patients’ experiences of cross-border fertility treatment have reported a range of positive and challenging features. However, the number of such studies is limited and there is no detailed qualitative account ...
Reproductive technology and the life course: current debates and research in social egg freezing
(Taylor and Francis, 2014)
While there are currently few confirmed births from previously frozen eggs in the UK, the improved outcomes of new technologies of vitrification and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) have led to the marketing of egg ...
The impact of endometriosis on planning for and having children: findings from the Endopart Study
(Journal of Fertility Counselling, 2014)
Conducting dyadic, relational research about endometriosis: A reflexive account of methods, ethics and data analysis
Despite a growing literature on the value of relational data in studies of social phenomena, individuals still commonly constitute the basic unit of analysis in qualitative research. Methodological aspects of interviewing ...