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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 ...
Treatment decision-making and support needs in heterosexual couples living with endometriosis
Endometriosis impacts upon a range of domains including intimate relationships. However, previous research has focused on the woman at the expense of her partner who may also be negatively affected by the condition and its ...
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. ...