narration

Summary

Summary: The act, process, or an instance of narrating, i.e., telling a story. In the context of MEDICINE or ETHICS, narration includes relating the particular and the personal in the life story of an individual.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi 'It's caveman stuff, but that is to a certain extent how guys still operate': men's accounts of masculinity and help seeking
    Rosaleen O'Brien
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:503-16. 2005
  2. ncbi Understanding the motivation for conventional and complementary/alternative medicine use among men with prostate cancer
    Harvir Singh
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:187-94. 2005
  3. ncbi How do the accounts of the patients on pregnancy and birth process enlighten medical team in terms of narrative ethics?
    Omur Elcioglu
    Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Patient Educ Couns 61:253-61. 2006
  4. ncbi The breastfeeding experiences of Canadian teenage mothers
    Alison Nelson
    Faculty of Nursing, 2500 University Drive, NW, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:615-24. 2005
  5. ncbi Technological dependency--the experience of using home ventilators and long-term oxygen therapy: patients' and families' perspective
    Thorbjorg Sóley Ingadóttir
    Outpatient Clinic for Lung Patients, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:18-25. 2006
  6. ncbi A phenomenological hermeneutical method for researching lived experience
    Anders Lindseth
    Center for Practical Knowledge, Bodø Regional University, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:145-53. 2004
  7. pmc Impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining informed consent for genetic research on podoconiosis: a qualitative study
    Fasil Tekola
    School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Med Ethics 10:13. 2009
  8. doi Narrative exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in tortured refugees: a preliminary uncontrolled trial
    Joar Øveraas Halvorsen
    Centre on Violence, Traumatic Stress and Suicide Prevention, Mid Norway, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:495-502. 2010
  9. doi How people with motor neurone disease talk about living with their illness: a narrative study
    Janice Brown
    Cancer, Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Adv Nurs 62:200-8. 2008
  10. doi Becoming a vampire without being bitten: the narrative collective-assimilation hypothesis
    Shira Gabriel
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:990-4. 2011

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  1. ncbi 'It's caveman stuff, but that is to a certain extent how guys still operate': men's accounts of masculinity and help seeking
    Rosaleen O'Brien
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:503-16. 2005
    ..g. working as a fire-fighter, or maintaining sexual performance or function). Few other studies have emphasised how men negotiate deviations from the hegemonic view of help-seeking...
  2. ncbi Understanding the motivation for conventional and complementary/alternative medicine use among men with prostate cancer
    Harvir Singh
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:187-94. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi How do the accounts of the patients on pregnancy and birth process enlighten medical team in terms of narrative ethics?
    Omur Elcioglu
    Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Patient Educ Couns 61:253-61. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi The breastfeeding experiences of Canadian teenage mothers
    Alison Nelson
    Faculty of Nursing, 2500 University Drive, NW, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:615-24. 2005
    ..To discover the phenomenon of breastfeeding as experienced by teenage mothers...
  5. ncbi Technological dependency--the experience of using home ventilators and long-term oxygen therapy: patients' and families' perspective
    Thorbjorg Sóley Ingadóttir
    Outpatient Clinic for Lung Patients, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:18-25. 2006
    ..Professionals need to pay close attention to how they introduce noninvasive ventilation technique, putting caring concern and respect for unique needs of patients and their families at the forefront...
  6. ncbi A phenomenological hermeneutical method for researching lived experience
    Anders Lindseth
    Center for Practical Knowledge, Bodø Regional University, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:145-53. 2004
    ..This may help the readers refigure their own life...
  7. pmc Impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining informed consent for genetic research on podoconiosis: a qualitative study
    Fasil Tekola
    School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Med Ethics 10:13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the impact of social stigma on the process of obtaining consent for a study on the genetics of podoconiosis in Southern Ethiopia...
  8. doi Narrative exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in tortured refugees: a preliminary uncontrolled trial
    Joar Øveraas Halvorsen
    Centre on Violence, Traumatic Stress and Suicide Prevention, Mid Norway, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:495-502. 2010
    ..16 and 0.84, respectively. Although treatment gains were moderate, further research on evidence-based treatments for PTSD and depression in refugee torture survivors is warranted...
  9. doi How people with motor neurone disease talk about living with their illness: a narrative study
    Janice Brown
    Cancer, Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Adv Nurs 62:200-8. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study which explores patients' experiences and how they talk about living and coping with motor neurone disease...
  10. doi Becoming a vampire without being bitten: the narrative collective-assimilation hypothesis
    Shira Gabriel
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:990-4. 2011
    ..The implications for the importance of narratives, the need to belong to groups, and social surrogacy are discussed...
  11. pmc The meaning of "control" for childbearing women in the US
    Emily E Namey
    Duke University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine, 108 Seeley G Mudd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:769-76. 2010
    ..Together, these findings call into question the usefulness of the term for measuring quality or improving maternity care and highlight other concepts which may be more fruitfully explored...
  12. doi Emotion and narrative fiction: Interactive influences before, during, and after reading
    Raymond A Mar
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cogn Emot 25:818-33. 2011
    ..With this, we can begin to sketch the outlines of what remains to be discovered...
  13. ncbi Using metaphor as a qualitative analytic approach to understand complexity in primary care research
    Virginia Aita
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:1419-31. 2003
    ..The authors explore examples showing how metaphors clarify unwritten assumptions, values, and motivators that shape variations in practice behavior...
  14. doi Client perceptions of the Tree Theme Method™: a structured intervention based on storytelling and creative activities
    A Birgitta Gunnarsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy and Gerontology, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Occup Ther 17:200-8. 2010
    ....
  15. doi Photo stories, Ricoeur, and experiences from practice: a hermeneutic dialogue
    J E Sitvast
    GGNet, Network for Mental Healthcare in the Region Oost Gelderland, Warnsveld, The Netherlands
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 31:268-79. 2008
    ..More specifically it concerned the use of photographs in a group with psychiatric patients...
  16. ncbi Narrative communication in cancer prevention and control: a framework to guide research and application
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:221-35. 2007
    ..Future research needs based on these propositions are outlined and encouraged...
  17. doi Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder by trained lay counselors in an African refugee settlement: a randomized controlled trial
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:686-94. 2008
    ..Short-term psychotherapy carried out by lay counselors with limited training can be effective to treat war-related PTSD in a refugee settlement...
  18. ncbi Using patient stories to inspire quality improvement within the NHS Modernization Agency collaborative programmes
    Peter Michael Wilcock
    Bournemouth University, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Royal London House, Bournemouth BH1 3LT, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:422-30. 2003
    ..This pragmatic approach could prove manageable within local quality improvement projects...
  19. pmc What to do with stories: the sciences of narrative medicine
    Rita Charon
    Department of Medicine and Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Can Fam Physician 53:1265-7. 2007
  20. ncbi Testimony method to ameliorate post-traumatic stress symptoms. Community-based intervention study with Mozambican civil war survivors
    Victor Igreja
    Associação Esperança Para Todos, Gorongosa, Mozambique
    Br J Psychiatry 184:251-7. 2004
    ..The effectiveness of the testimony method has not been established in rural communities with survivors of prolonged civil war...
  21. ncbi Understanding the narratives of people who live with medically unexplained illness
    Sarah Nettleton
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 56:205-10. 2005
    ..An understanding of both the structure as well as the content of patients' narratives of undiagnosed illness may contribute to the development of more effective and sensitive patient centred care...
  22. doi Emotional disclosure through patient narrative may improve pain and well-being: results of a randomized controlled trial in patients with cancer pain
    M Soledad Cepeda
    Department of Anesthesia, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:623-31. 2008
    Narrative medicine is based upon physicians' awareness of patients' narration of their suffering, their hopes, and how illness has affected them. It offers a model for improving health outcomes...
  23. pmc Comparing narrative and informational videos to increase mammography in low-income African American women
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, The George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S6-14. 2010
    ..Compare effects of narrative and informational videos on use of mammography, cancer-related beliefs, recall of core content and a range of reactions to the videos...
  24. pmc Women's cognitive and affective reactions to breast cancer survivor stories: a structural equation analysis
    Amy McQueen
    Washington University, School of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S15-21. 2010
    ..Compare the immediate affective and cognitive reactions to cancer survivor stories about mammography and breast cancer vs. a didactic, informational approach...
  25. ncbi Narrative evidence based medicine
    Rita Charon
    Lancet 371:296-7. 2008
  26. ncbi 'I am not the kind of woman who complains of everything': illness stories on self and shame in women with chronic pain
    Anne Werner
    Centre for Women s Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, P O Box 1040 Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 59:1035-45. 2004
    ..Behind their stories, we hear whispered accounts relating to the medical narrative about hysteria; rejections of the stereotype medical discourse of the crazy, lazy, illness-fixed or weak woman...
  27. ncbi Asking the right question about pain: narrative and phronesis
    Arthur W Frank
    Lit Med 23:209-25. 2004
  28. ncbi Meanings of being pregnant and having decided on abortion: young Swedish women's experiences
    Britt Marie Hallden
    School of Health Sciences, University College of Boras, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 26:788-806. 2005
    ..The results indicate that addressing young women's concerns about fertility might be important in reproductive care...
  29. pmc "Who am I? Where am I?" Experiences of married young women in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan
    Saima Hamid
    Global Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:265. 2009
    ..Many get married shortly after they attain menarche. This study explores the preparedness for and actual experiences of married life (inter-spousal relationship, sexual activity and pregnancy) among adolescent women...
  30. pmc Exploring men's and women's experiences of depression and engagement with health professionals: more similarities than differences? A qualitative interview study
    Carol Emslie
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:43. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi Narrative and medicine
    Rita Charon
    Program in Narrative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:862-4. 2004
  32. ncbi Narrating troubling experiences
    Linda C Garro
    Department of Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1553, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 40:5-43; discussion 44-9. 2003
    ..The narrative accounts examined are from individuals who grew up speaking either Ojibwa or Cree (both Algonkian languages) in First Nations communities in Manitoba, Canada...
  33. ncbi Knowledge of personal and sexual development amongst young people in Pakistan
    Monique Hennink
    Division of Social Statistics, University of Southampton, UK
    Cult Health Sex 7:319-32. 2005
    ..Although young people highlighted the merits of school-based information delivery, low school attendance and high drop-out rates amongst girls mean that alternative mechanisms of reaching young Pakistani women need to be identified...
  34. ncbi "The old me could never have done that": how people give meaning to recovery following depression
    Damien Ridge
    Complementary Medicine, School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London
    Qual Health Res 16:1038-53. 2006
    ..g., authenticity, responsibility, rewriting depression into the self), the stories people tell about their recovery, and the strategies deployed to revitalize life following depression...
  35. ncbi A comparison of narrative exposure therapy, supportive counseling, and psychoeducation for treating posttraumatic stress disorder in an african refugee settlement
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:579-87. 2004
    ..These results indicate that NET is a promising approach for the treatment of PTSD for refugees living in unsafe conditions...
  36. ncbi Autonomy gone awry: a cross-cultural study of parents' experiences in neonatal intensive care units
    Kristina Orfali
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL 60637 1470, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:329-65. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi Integrity in the care of elderly people, as narrated by female physicians
    Ann Nordam
    Centre for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Nurs Ethics 10:388-403. 2003
    ..Both Ricoeur's concept of an ethics of memory and Aristotle's virtue ethics are presented in the discussion of too little and too much treatment...
  38. ncbi Registered nurses' and physicians' reflections on their narratives about ethically difficult care episodes
    A Lindseth
    Department of Nursing Science, , Norway
    J Adv Nurs 20:245-50. 1994
    ..The nurses referred to their personal experience of giving care and also receiving care very much within a praxis perspective, while physicians referred to science and proven experience within a poiesis perspective...
  39. ncbi Understanding personal narratives: an approach to practice
    H Lea Gaydos
    Beth El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80933 7150, USA
    J Adv Nurs 49:254-9. 2005
    ..It proposes that the co-creative aesthetic process can be used to understand and co-create personal narratives through an emphasis on self-defining memories and metaphor...
  40. ncbi Struggling to become ready for consolation: experiences of suicidal patients
    Anne Grethe Talseth
    Tromsø College, Norway
    Nurs Ethics 10:614-23. 2003
    ..reveals that the end of the process of becomin ready for consolation is consolation itself as praxis...
  41. ncbi Brief report: Optimizing children's memory and management of an invasive medical procedure: the influence of procedural narration and distraction
    Karen Salmon
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:522-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the influence of two interventions on children's memory of and distress during a voiding cysto-urethrogram (VCUG, X-ray of the kidneys)...
  42. ncbi The experience of being ill as narrated by hospitalized children aged 7-10 years with short-term illness
    Maria Forsner
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Umea, Sweden
    J Child Health Care 9:153-65. 2005
    ..They felt caught and tried to escape. The experience of illness as narrated by children can lead to a richer understanding and influence the way we care for paediatric patients...
  43. pmc Spirituality expressed by caregivers of stroke survivors
    Linda L Pierce
    University of Toledo, College of Nursing, OH, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:606-19. 2008
    ..The e-mail discussion data presented here highlight the importance of increased awareness of addressing spirituality in nurse-client encounters and designing interventions to support the caregivers...
  44. doi Re-visiting the ICU Experiences of follow-up visits to an ICU after discharge: a qualitative study
    Asa Engström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:233-41. 2008
    ..The interviews revealed that the follow-up visit was seen as an important way of learning what had happened and why during the period of critical illness...
  45. doi 'It's part of the job, but it spoils the job': a phenomenological study of physical restraint
    Stuart Bigwood
    Mental Health Services, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:215-22. 2008
    ....
  46. doi Embodied suffering: experiences of fear in adolescent girls with cancer
    Agneta Anderzén Carlsson
    Centre for Health Care Sciences, Orebro University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Child Health Care 12:129-43. 2008
    ..The importance of professionals taking the whole person and their situation into account when meeting the fear is underlined...
  47. ncbi Exploring the health-related quality of life among children with moderate asthma
    Li Chi Chiang
    School of Nursing, Graduate Institute of Nursing, China Medical University
    J Nurs Res 13:31-40. 2005
    ..The breadth of these findings may lead to greater insights into the nursing care of children with asthma...
  48. ncbi Introductory engagement within the perinatal nursing relationship
    Lisa Sara Goldberg
    School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, 5869 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3J5, Canada
    Nurs Ethics 12:401-13. 2005
    ..The focus of attention in this article is to describe the theme of introductory engagement by way of a storied phenomenological text...
  49. ncbi Clinical caring--the diary of a nurse
    Carola Skott
    Senior Lecturer, Institution of Nursing, Faculty of Caring Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:916-21. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the content of individual acts of nursing care and to discuss how these context-specific acts relate to the concept of caring...
  50. ncbi Struggling with the fragility of life: a relational-narrative approach to ethics in palliative nursing
    Tineke A Abma
    Institute for Healthcare Ethics and Philosophy, University of Maastricht, Post Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nurs Ethics 12:337-48. 2005
    ..In palliative nursing this entails open communication about the fragility of life and approaching death. In relational narratives, answers to these ethical dilemmas are co-authored, contingent and contextual...
  51. ncbi Managing chronic sorrow: experiences of patients with multiple sclerosis
    Ann Kristin Isaksson
    School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Neurosci Nurs 40:180-91. 2008
    ..Knowledge of patients' experiences of chronic sorrow should be included in the education for neuroscience nurses. Furthermore, it is necessary to develop support interventions for patients with chronic sorrow and their families...
  52. ncbi Nurses in cancer care--coping strategies when encountering existential issues
    Marieanne Ekedahl
    Stockholm School of Theology, Akeshovsvägen 29, 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:128-39. 2006
    ..The strategies can be used in a functional or dysfunctional way; e.g. dysfunctional coping was present when there was a lack of human support and boundary demarcation...
  53. doi I'll show them: the social construction of (in)competence in survivors of childhood brain tumors
    Katherine M Boydell
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:164-74. 2008
    ..The struggle to deal with these contradictory factors led to the simultaneous resistance and acceptance of feelings of competence...
  54. ncbi Living on the streets in Canada: a feminist narrative study of girls and young women
    Shyanne Reid
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 28:237-56. 2005
    ..In this article, the findings of the research will be presented and implications for health and social service providers will be addressed, including recommendations for programming and policy...
  55. ncbi The meaning of occupational health among human resources professionals--a qualitative study
    Kim Blizzard
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
    AAOHN J 54:282-9. 2006
    ..Finding ways to translate and communicate workplace health information so it is accessible and useable by employers to direct decision making is a key role for occupational health nurses...
  56. ncbi Navigating uncharted water: research ethics and emotional engagement in human inquiry
    J Kidd
    Hineira Health Ltd, Hamilton, New Zealand
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:423-8. 2006
    ..Such issues may be recognized and managed using clinical supervision in addition to academic supervision. Researcher vulnerability adds depth and complexity to human inquiry...
  57. ncbi Relatives' struggle for an improved and more just care for older people in community care
    Elisabeth Häggström
    University of Gavle, V institutionen, Gavle, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:1749-57. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the relatives' experience concerning older family members living in special housing facilities...
  58. ncbi Impact of eating disorders on family life: individual parents' stories
    Sharon Hillege
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1016-22. 2006
    ..The objective was to give a voice to parents in order to develop new understandings of their experience leading to more appropriate clinical decision-making...
  59. ncbi Newly qualified Irish nurses' interpretation of their preparation and experiences of registration
    Mary Mooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:1610-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to report on the insights of newly qualified Irish nurses into their preparation for registration as general nurses and to develop insights into the postregistration experience...
  60. ncbi Meaning of illness and illness representations, crucial factors to integral care
    E Velez
    Dialysis Unit, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Capio, Madrid, Spain
    EDTNA ERCA J 32:81-5. 2006
    ..The meaning of their experience is also an influential factor on the caring methods utilised by the patient...
  61. ncbi Nursing the clinic vs. nursing the patient: nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy service
    Sonja McIlfatrick
    School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1170-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to explore the nurses' experience of a day hospital chemotherapy service in an acute general hospital in Northern Ireland and how this compared with their experience of working in an inpatient setting...
  62. ncbi The experience of childbrith in first-time mothers who received narcotic analgesics during the first stage of labour
    L Jantjes
    Nursing Science Department, P O Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth
    Curationis 30:82-90. 2007
    ..In the last theme they described the methods they used to help them cope with labour including distracting techniques, leaning on a supportive person or praying. Guidelines to help midwives overcome these problems were developed...
  63. ncbi The quest for meaning in aging
    Sharon L Moore
    Athabasca University, Centre for Nursing and Health Studies Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
    Geriatr Nurs 27:293-9. 2006
    ..Through the sharing of their narrative life stories, these individuals described how meaning in their lives contributed to a sense of self that allowed them to embrace life with a sense of purpose and enthusiasm...
  64. ncbi We listen but do we hear? The importance of patient stories
    Jen Hawkins
    Thames Valley University and Queensland University of Technology
    Br J Community Nurs 11:S6-14. 2006
    ..They also show how nurses can play a critical role in optimizing the power of the story in the patient's journey towards physical and psychological healing...
  65. ncbi Living with a body separate from the self. The experience of the body in chronic benign low back pain: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Mike Osborn
    Pain Clinic, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath, UK Mike Osborn ruh bath swest nhs uk
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:216-22. 2006
    ..The results are considered in relation to relevant themes in the extant literature...
  66. ncbi Being the next of kin of an adult person with muscular dystrophy
    Katrin Boström
    Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Orebro University, Center for Rehabilitation Research, Orebro County Council
    Clin Nurs Res 15:86-104; discussion 105-6. 2006
    ..This study reveals a need for healthcare staff to understand the next of kin's narrated meaning of changes when a family member has a progressive disease...
  67. doi Lost in the present but confident of the past: experiences of being in a psycho-geriatric unit as narrated by persons with dementia
    David Edvardsson
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:491-8. 2008
    ..Background. There are known risks associated with moving persons with dementia from home to an institution, but little is known about how they experience being in psycho-geriatric units...
  68. ncbi What about the carers?: Exploring the experience of caregivers in a chemotherapy day hospital setting
    S McIlfatrick
    Institute of Nursing Research and School of Nursing, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, N Ireland, BT 37 OQB, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:294-303. 2006
    ..The findings of this study are important for cancer nursing practice as health professionals need to acknowledge the role of carers in the chemotherapy day hospital setting and facilitate their involvement in care...
  69. ncbi The art of professional development and caring in cancer nursing
    Yvonne Wengstrom
    Department of Research and Education and the Institute of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nurs Health Sci 8:20-6. 2006
    ..Directed by the nurse's secular and religious orientation, competence develops, making it possible to understand, analyze, manage, and appreciate the significance of the professional work of caring...
  70. ncbi Experiences of alcohol dependence: a qualitative study
    Jane Dyson
    The Open University
    J Fam Health Care 17:211-4. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi "They were talking about me"--elderly women's experiences of taking part in a discharge planning conference
    Eva Efraimsson
    School of Health Sciences, University College of Boras, Allegatan 1, S 501 90 Boras, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:68-78. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi Understanding sexual abstinence in African American teens
    Kristin Haglund
    College of Nursing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:86-92, quiz 93-4. 2006
    ..To explore the perspectives of teenage girls on how life contexts influenced sexuality and sexual abstinence...
  73. ncbi The meaning of women's experience of living with long-term urinary incontinence is powerlessness
    Doris Hägglund
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:1946-54. 2007
    ..The aim was to illuminate the meaning of women's experiences of living with urinary incontinence (UI)...
  74. ncbi Process of self-identity transformation in women with autistic adolescent
    Bih Ching Shu
    Institute of Allied Health Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 14:55-64. 2006
    ..Results are hoped to provide valuable information for health professionals to understand how mothers of autistic adolescents connect with others and with their self-identity during middle age...
  75. ncbi Personal Web home pages of adolescents with cancer: self-presentation, information dissemination, and interpersonal connection
    Lalita K Suzuki
    HopeLab, Palo Alto, CA 94301 1638, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:152-61. 2006
    ..Results suggest that various elements found on personal home pages are being used by a limited number of young patients with cancer for self-expression, information access, and contact with peers...
  76. ncbi Witnessing tragedy: nurses' perceptions of caring for patients with cancer
    Sharon Kendall
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:111-20. 2007
    ..Participants detailed learning from the encounters and reflected with great insight on themselves and their practice. Identifying the learning potential of nurse-patient encounters can contribute to change in clinical practice...
  77. ncbi Intimacy and family relationships of women with chronic pain
    A Ann Smith
    Medical College of Ohio, School of Nursing, Toledo, OH 44839, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 4:134-42. 2003
    ..A need exists to relieve some of the suffering that accompanies pain in these women and their families. Based on the study's findings, several treatment strategies are recommended...
  78. ncbi Personal narratives of adolescent mothers-to-be: contraception, decision making, and future expectations
    Hila J Spear
    Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA 24502, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:338-46. 2004
    ..Future expectations consistently included support from the fathers of their unborn children. Implications for nursing practice and further research are discussed...
  79. ncbi A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigil
    Jan Woodhouse
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004
    ..This reflection shares the experiences of one family and highlights the importance of communication among family members and also between family and staff. The article suggests a number of lessons for practitioners...
  80. ncbi A qualitative study of older first-time mothering in the first year
    Antonia M Nelson
    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, Storrs 06269 2026, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:284-91. 2004
    ..The number of older first-time mothers has increased significantly during the past 30 years. The purpose of this study was to create a phenomenologic text explicating the experience of older, first-time mothering during the first year...
  81. ncbi First-line managers' views of the long-term effects of clinical supervision: how does clinical supervision support and develop leadership in health care?
    Kristiina Hyrkas
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Northern British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 13:209-20. 2005
    ..First-line managers expect clinical supervision to have long-term positive effects on their work and coping. Empathy-based stories, as a method, were found suited to studies, which aim to obtaining future-oriented knowledge...
  82. ncbi The experiences of partners of critically ill persons in an intensive care unit
    Asa Engström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Hedenbrovägen, SE 96136 Boden, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:299-308; quiz 309-10. 2004
    ..The state of uncertainty concerning the outcome for the critically ill person was difficult to cope with. The partners wanted to hope, even though the prognosis was poor...
  83. ncbi Smoking and adolescence: narratives of identity
    Joy L Johnson
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Res Nurs Health 26:387-97. 2003
    ..Tobacco control interventions for youth must be designed to respond to and incorporate multiple smoking identities...
  84. ncbi The mentally ill and social exclusion: a critical examination of the use of seclusion from the patient's perspective
    Dave Holmes
    University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:559-78. 2004
    ..A need for modifying the institutional culture surrounding seclusion and transforming nursing practices are discussed as are future research endeavours...
  85. ncbi Women's experiences in connection with induced abortion - a feminist perspective
    Lena Alex
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:160-8. 2004
    ..One conclusion drawn from our study is that nurses and midwives need to be aware of women's complex experiences with abortions in order to support and empower women who seek an abortion...
  86. ncbi Meanings of the phenomenon of fatigue as narrated by 4 patients with cancer in palliative care
    Olav Lindqvist
    Hemsjukvården VIOOL, Skellefteå Hospital, Skellefteå, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 27:237-43. 2004
    ..The paradoxes represent a struggle between body and mind, between bodily experiences and intellectual understanding, and have important implications for how we communicate with patients about fatigue...
  87. ncbi Maintaining normality and support are central issues when receiving chemotherapy for ovarian cancer
    Inger Ekman
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 27:177-82. 2004
    ..The findings further indicate the potential in narrative methods to identify important issues in comprehensive cancer care...
  88. ncbi Male sexuality in theory and practice
    Daniel Kelly
    Saint Bartholomew s School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, United Kingdom
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:341-56. 2004
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  89. ncbi Obesity, stigma, and civilized oppression
    Mary Madeline Rogge
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46112, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 27:301-15. 2004
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  90. ncbi 'The reflections you get': an exploration of body image and cachexia
    Ros Hinsley
    Community Palliative Care Team at Harris Hospicare, Caritas House, Tregony Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9XA, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:84-9. 2007
    ..cachexia has a detrimental effect on quality of life and is an indicator of poor prognosis. The meanings people attach to their lived experiences of cachexia are unknown...
  91. doi Former patients' experience of psychiatric care: a qualitative investigation
    Lars Lilja
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:279-86. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the experience of psychiatric inpatient care could be interpreted and understood from former patients' narratives as a struggle for dignity in the face of discrimination and rejection...
  92. ncbi Dimensions of culture care for substance-dependent African American women
    Joanne T Ehrmin
    College of Nursing, Medical University of Ohio, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 16:117-25. 2005
    ..Gender/cultural-specific care needs in relation to social structure, ethnohistory, and cultural context were discovered to influence the women's health/well-being as they moved through recovery...
  93. ncbi Beyond the rhythm and routine: adjusting to life in assisted living
    Diane Kennedy
    University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:17-23. 2005
    ..e., trigger event, level of physical functioning, inside and outside support systems, past patterns of decision-making). Strategies for assessing and strengthening these contextually relevant factors are discussed...
  94. pmc Pushed to the margins and pushing back: a case study of one adult's reflections on social interactions after a traumatic brain injury sustained as an adolescent
    Cecelia I Roscigno
    Department of Family and Child Nursing, Center for Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 40:212-21. 2008
    ..This information will lead to more relevant interventions and better outcome instruments for use with this population...
  95. ncbi The language of 'experience' in nursing research
    David Allen
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Nurs Inq 12:98-105. 2005
    ..We argue that a poststructuralist understanding of the language of experience in research opens up additional ways to analyze the relationship between the conduct of nursing research and cultural/political commitments...
  96. ncbi Grandparent caregiving role in Filipino American families
    Merle R Kataoka-Yahiro
    University of Hawaii, Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Honolulu, HI, USA
    J Cult Divers 11:110-7. 2004
    ..Pakikisama is family unity and closeness and Utang na loob is mutual reciprocity "the give and take" and obligation in relationships...
  97. ncbi Intrusion and confusion--the impact of medication and health professionals after acute myocardial infarction
    Mona From Attebring
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:153-9. 2005
    ..Secondary prevention is important in preventing new cardiovascular events after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  98. ncbi Meeting ethical challenges in acute nursing care as narrated by registered nurses
    Venke Sørlie
    Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 12:133-42. 2005
    ..They therefore demand very high standards of themselves in their interactions with their patients. They create demands on themselves that they believe to be identical to those expected by patients...
  99. doi The lived experiences of spiritual suffering and the healing process among Taiwanese patients with terminal cancer
    Chung Ching Chio
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 17:735-43. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to explore the lived experiences of spiritual suffering and the change mechanism in healing processes among Taiwanese patients with terminal cancer...
  100. doi [Coming out of the whirlwind of abuse. Qualitative research on gender violence]
    Francisca Muñoz Cobos
    Centro de Salud El Palo Servicio Andaluz de Salud, Malaga, Espana
    Aten Primaria 41:493-500. 2009
    ..To analyse the experience from the point of view of women who have suffered domestic violence. To identify factors related to continuing or resolving the problem...
  101. ncbi Physician recognition of ophthalmoscopic signs of open-angle glaucoma: effect of an educational program
    K L Margolis
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
    J Gen Intern Med 4:296-9. 1989
    ..SUBJECTS: Thirty-six internal medicine residents and ten practicing internists. INTERVENTION: A 20-minute slide/narration educational program, which covered diagnostic criteria for open-angle glaucoma, normal and abnormal optic disc ..

Research Grants75

  1. Evaluation of Clear Speech to Enhance Multimedia eHealth
    Alan VanBiervliet; Fiscal Year: 2006
    This project focuses on the characteristics of audio narration for understanding multimedia in eHealth by seniors and others, using cancer prevention as the subject matter...
  2. Storytelling for Colorectal Health among Latinos
    Linda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Then elements of a proposed explanatory model of the ST intervention, including transportation, identification, self-identity and reciprocal support factors, will be tested for mediation effects on outcomes. ..
  3. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN
    Robin Chapman; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..sentence structure in utterance formulation will be conducted, elaborating the experimental investigations of narration, vocabulary acquisition, and prior discourse priming on the basis of outcomes in the current grant period...
  4. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN
    Robin Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..sentence structure in utterance formulation will be conducted, elaborating the experimental investigations of narration, vocabulary acquisition, and prior discourse priming on the basis of outcomes in the current grant period...
  5. UNDERSTANDING & LEARNING HOW TO RESOLVE FAMILY CONFLICT
    Nancy Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..One group participates in a series of tasks that focus on child-parent narration, negotiation, instruction in negotiation, and negotiation assessments...
  6. INTERACTIVE INJURY PREVENTION: A MULTIMEDIA CD-ROM
    Mary Sweeney; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..since the easy-to-use touch screen operation obviates the need for technical skills while the graphics and narration mitigate the need for reading skills...
  7. Spanish CD-ROM for Underserved Women With Breast Cancer
    Karyn Angell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In particular, information will be presented only in oral format, either in narration or as conversations between women about their experiences with breast cancer, about their struggles to find ..
  8. Interactive Decision Aid for Advance Care Planning
    Sharon L Tennstedt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..options;3) finalize web design and complete programming of text screens and integration of video and audio narration;4) evaluation of the program's effectiveness;and 5) finalization and implementation of the ..
  9. USING AUDIO TO CONVEY MIND/BODY APPROACHES TO CANCER
    DAVID FREUDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The segments will be presented in richly produced Public Radio style, drawing on narration, explanations by medical experts, anecdotal accounts by patients who have adopted these self-care practices, ..
  10. LifeZig System for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease
    BRUNO KAJIYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..family/caregivers to create/display personalized video channels with old photographs of AD patients, music, and narration; as a reminiscence therapy for Alzheimer's...
  11. Pragmatic Skills of Young Males and Females with Fragile X Syndrome
    GARY EVERETT MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims of the study are to identify differences in pragmatic skills in conversation and narration that are syndrome specific to FXS or DS and determine the extent to which co-morbidity between FXS and autism ..
  12. Pragmatic Skills of Young Males and Females with Fragile X Syndrome
    Molly Losh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The specific aims of the study are to identify differences in pragmatic skills in conversation and narration that are syndrome specific to FXS or DS and determine the extent to which co-morbidity between FXS and autism ..
  13. Pragmatic Skills of Young Males and Females with Fragile X Syndrome
    Joanne Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The specific aims of the study are to identify differences in pragmatic skills in conversation and narration that are syndrome specific to FXS or DS and determine the extent to which co-morbidity between FXS and autism ..
  14. Pragmatic Skills of Young Males and Females with Fragile X Syndrome
    Gary E Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims of the study are to identify differences in pragmatic skills in conversation and narration that are syndrome specific to FXS or DS and determine the extent to which co-morbidity between FXS and autism ..
  15. MULTIMEDIA SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION FOR PREADOLESCENTS
    Michael Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Experiential learning will be encouraged through interactive software featuring animation, voice-over narration, music, and audio effects...
  16. Infant-Directed Speech and Infants' Action Processing
    Rebecca Brand; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The studies proposed here will explore infants' responses to one type of ID input: ID narration, that is, ID speech that accompanies ongoing action...
  17. Web-Based Fire Safety Training for Board and Care Staff
    Susan Harrington; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The program will include interaction, animation, video, graphics and narration to create a media-rich learning environment...
  18. Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Male Self-efficacy
    CHRISTY SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..scripts that are tailored to the characteristics of young adult Caucasian males; (c) produce video segments and narration; (d) write programming code for the interactive program, prepare and assemble video segments; and (e) use a ..
  19. Development of Digital Support Resource for EHDI Program
    Alan VanBiervliet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The EHDI Resources will include English and Spanish narration, incorporate a wide range of accessibility features, and be distributed in three formats, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, and ..
  20. Human Behavior and Experience in Health and Illness
    Rita Charon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By encouraging healthy behaviors in their patients and reflective practice among themselves, P&S physicians will improve the health of the public and the vitality of the profession. ..
  21. Story Sharing: Enriching Nurse Aide-Resident Relations
    Diane Heliker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Story Sharing promises to offer a new caring intervention for NAs as they develop empathic and mutual care relationships that recognize the uniqueness and dignity of each resident. ..
  22. REPAIR AND REGENERATION OF CENTRAL VISUAL PATHWAYS
    Ben Barres; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Our ultimate goal is to determine whether in vivo delivery of RGC survival factors together with substances that mimic electrical activity will promote axonal regeneration after injury. ..
  23. OPTIC NERVE MYELINATION
    Ben Barres; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding how myelination is regulated may suggest new ways of enhancing remyelination after injury or diseases such as optic neuritis and Multiple Sclerosis. ..