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Living on a knife edge: The responses of people with physical health conditions to changes in disability benefits
This article documents the experiences of people with a physical health condition or disability who have experienced a loss of or change in disability benefits under the welfare reform programme in the United Kingdom. A ...
The battle of living with obsessive compulsive disorder : a qualitative study of young people's experiences
Background: There has been an abundance of studies that have employed quantitative methods to research obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and its neurobiology and neurochemistry. However, there appears to be a paucity of ...
The Experience of being a Qualified Female BME Clinical Psychologist in a National Health Service: An Interpretative Phenomenological and Repertory Grid Analysis
This study explores the lived experience of black and minority ethnic (BME) clinical psychologists employed in the U.K. National Health Service (NHS). A mixed method qualitative approach was employed using repertory grids ...
Continuing bonds with the living : bereaved parents’ narratives of their emotional relationship with their children
The death of a child can be seen as one of the most devastating experiences for parents which can result in a unique and enduring grief. Parents with surviving children face the task of navigating their own grief while ...
(Dis)gracefully navigating the challenges of diversity learning and teaching – reflections on the Social Graces as a diversity training tool
The Social Graces framework is 25 years old. In this paper we consider the Social Graces as a teaching tool. Roper-Hall, Burnham and their colleagues have created a recognisable and exible tool and have guided us toward ...
Developing best practice in Psychologically Informed Environments
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to extend our understanding of the issues facing those who experience multiple moves around homelessness projects. It considers these issues and how they relate to best practice, informing ...
Talking or keeping silent about parental mental health problems : A grounded theory of parents’ decision-making about whether or not to talk to their children about parental mental health difficulties
This Grounded Theory study explored parents’ experiences of responding to their children’s need for understanding parental mental health concerns. Fifteen parents with severe and enduring mental health difficulties ...
Negotiating motherhood as a refugee: Experiences of loss, love, survival and pain in the context of forced migration
The mental health of refugees has been an increasingly-researched area, but has been criticised for having an individualised and symptom-focused approach to understanding the experience of forced migration. This paper ...
Diversity learning through story and connection: ZHE:[noun] undefined
This paper reports on a diversity theatre workshop at University of Hertfordshire Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme as an example of enabling, rigorous and adventurous diversity learning.
'It felt like it was night all the time' : listening to the experiences of birth mothers whose children have been taken into care or adopted
The child care literature consistently reports a lack of support for birth mothers following their child being taken into care or adopted. This is despite consistent evidence of the long-term consequences of the removal ...