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Ethics, Reflexivity, and “Ethically Important Moments” in Research
Ethical tensions are part of the everyday practice of doing research—all kinds of research. How do researchers deal with ethical problems that arise in the practice of their research, and are thereExpand
Understanding Illness: Using Drawings as a Research Method
  • M. Guillemin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Qualitative health research
  • 1 February 2004
The author examines the use of drawings as a research tool used as an adjunct to other social research methods and argues that drawings offer a rich and insightful research method to explore how people make sense of their world. Expand
Questions of process in participant-generated visual methodologies
There is an increasing literature on visual methodologies in which images are generated by participants as part of the research, as distinct from the analysis of existing images or images taken byExpand
Rapport and respect: negotiating ethical relations between researcher and participant
The ‘zone of the untouchable’ from the Danish philosopher, Løgstrup, is combined with the notion of ‘ethical mindfulness’ and it is argued how and why these concepts in tandem can heighten awareness and offer ways to address the ethically important moments in research. Expand
Embodying Heart Disease Through Drawings
How women with reported heart disease experience and understand their condition is examined, both as visual products of women’s knowledge about heart disease and also as processes of embodied knowledge production. Expand
From photographs to findings: visual meaning-making and interpretive engagement in the analysis of participant-generated images
Although the use of visual research is gaining increased acceptance, there remains a lack of attention directed to how to rigorously analyse visual images. A framework of ‘interpretive engagement’ isExpand
Human Research Ethics Committees: Examining Their Roles and Practices
Qualitative data is presented on how human research ethics committee members and health researchers perceive the role and function of the committee and how this has the potential to lead to poor relations and mistrust between ethics committees and researchers. Expand
“We’re checking them out”: Indigenous and non-Indigenous research participants’ accounts of deciding to be involved in research
Understanding research participants’ motivations about taking part in research can lead to research practice that is more respectful and responsive to the needs of Indigenous communities and abides by the values of Aboriginal communities. Expand
Exploring healthcare communication models in private physiotherapy practice.
The communication occurring in the private practice physiotherapy treatment encounter is predominantly representative of a 'practitioner-centred' model, however, the subtle use of touch and casual conversation implicitly communicate competence and care, representative of an patients'centred model. Expand
Emotions, narratives, and ethical mindfulness.
  • M. Guillemin, L. Gillam
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
  • 1 June 2015
Clinical care is laden with emotions, from the perspectives of both clinicians and patients. It is important that emotions are addressed in health professions curricula to ensure that clinicians areExpand