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Chronic illness, reproductive health and moral work: women’s experiences of epilepsy
Background: The impact of chronic illness on families has long been noted in the literature but in such studies families appear as ready-formed entities. This exploratory qualitative study addresses the largely unacknowledged ...
The analytic integration of qualitative data sources
Practice and Process in Integrating Methodologies (PPIMs)
Research designs which use multiple methods can provide increased confidence in the accuracy of findings, improve measurement, add new knowledge through synthesis, present multiple voices, build complex explanations, or ...
Triangulation and integration : Processes, claims and implications
Researchers who advocate the use of multiple methods often write interchangeably about 'integrating', 'combining' and 'mixing' methods, sometimes eliding these descriptors with 'triangulation', which itself encompasses ...
From women's health to gender and health
(Open University Press, 2004)
Pregnancy, illness and the concept of career
This paper explores a neglected area of women's reproductive experience, namely major illness during pregnancy. It draws on a qualitative study of 15 women who had either a pre-existing illness or developed a major health ...