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‘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 ...
Consultation workshops with patients and professionals: developing a template of patient-centred professionalism in community nursing
The study aimed to clarify the notion of patient-centred professionalism through consultation with the public, stakeholders and professionals in order to develop a thematic template within nursing. The paper also examines ...
Fertility tourists or global consumers? A sociological agenda for exploring cross-border reproductive travel.
(Common Ground, 2010)
Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) raise significant issues at the interface of bodies, technologies and societies and as such there is an extensive literature devoted to infertility and ARTs within psychology, ...
Crossing borders for fertility treatment: motivations, destinations and outcomes of UK fertility travellers.
(Oxford University Press, 2011)
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 ...
Men's Perceptions of Improving Couple Support in Endometriosis: The Role of Qualitative Research
(University of Alberta, 2013)
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 ...
‘“For him, it’s got to be your own son”: Adoption and infertility in British South Asian communities
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010)