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How to Enhance the Quality of Mental Health Research: Service Users’ Experiences of Their Potential Contributions Through Collaborative Methods
The voices of service users are often silent in mental health research issues. A Norwegian mental health research organization, however, recognizes the importance of involving service users asExpand
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Negotiating the coresearcher mandate – service users’ experiences of doing collaborative research on mental health
Purpose: Traditionally, the voices of service users have been silent in research into mental health issues. A Norwegian research network, however, recognizes the importance of involving service usersExpand
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Facing the fear of failure: An explorative qualitative study of client experiences in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program for university students with academic evaluation anxiety
The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the subjective experiences of 29 university students who participated in an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program for academicExpand
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Meeting an adult ally on the way out into the world: Adolescent patients' experiences of useful psychotherapeutic ways of working at an age when independence really matters
Abstract The aim of this study was to explore how adolescents in ongoing psychotherapies prefer their therapists to interact with them when they are establishing a therapeutic bond. Semi-structuredExpand
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Re-embodying Eating : Patients ’ Experiences 5 Years After Bariatric Surgery
Health experts advise and expect patients to eat healthily after bariatric surgery. For patients, difficulties with eating might have been a long-standing, problematic part of life—a part that is notExpand
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An open trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction for young adults with social anxiety disorder.
The present study investigated mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for young adults with a social anxiety disorder (SAD) in an open trial. Fifty-three young adults in a higher education settingExpand
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Translating weight loss into agency: Men's experiences 5 years after bariatric surgery
Fewer men than women with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss, and knowledge about men's situation after surgery, beyond medical status, is lacking. Our aim was to explore men'sExpand
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What Brings You Here? Exploring Why Young Adults Seek Help for Social Anxiety
Social anxiety disorder typically manifests in young adulthood, but there is an absence of qualitative research on the actual experiences of young adults suffering with this disorder. The aim of theExpand
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How does practicing psychotherapy affect the personal life of the therapist? A qualitative inquiry of senior therapists’ experiences
Abstract Objective: To investigate how psychotherapists' lives and relationships are influenced by their work. Method: Twelve senior psychotherapists took part in qualitative interviews. Results:Expand
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Facing the fear of failure: An explorative qualitative study of client experiences in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program for university students with academic evaluation anxiety
The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the subjective experiences of 29 university students who participated in an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program for academicExpand
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