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‘Unsatisfactory Saturation’: a critical exploration of the notion of saturated sample sizes in qualitative research
Measuring quality in qualitative research is a contentious issue with diverse opinions and various frameworks available within the evidence base. One important and somewhat neglected argument withinExpand
Confidentiality and Autonomy: The Challenge(s) of Offering Research Participants a Choice of Disclosing Their Identity
In this article, the authors present one of the key ethical features of research: confidentiality as maintained by nondis-closure of participants' identities. In light of (a) the contingency thatExpand
‘This doctor, I not trust him, I’m not safe’: The perceptions of mental health and services by unaccompanied refugee adolescents
Background: Unaccompanied refugee adolescents are a small but clinically significant group. This group is vulnerable with physical and psychiatric needs which are often not met. There are severalExpand
Doing accountability: a discourse analysis of research ethics committee letters.
Research ethics committees (RECs) are charged with adjudicating the ethical status of research projects, and determining the conditions necessary for such projects to proceed. Both because of theirExpand
Review of mental health promotion interventions in schools
PurposeThe prevalence of mental disorders amongst children and adolescents is an increasing global problem. Schools have been positioned at the forefront of promoting positive mental health andExpand
Secondary school transition: does mentoring help 'at-risk' children?
The transition from primary to secondary education can be a critical period for those children identified as 'at risk', for whom a poor outcome is associated with significant psychosocialExpand
Caring for children with learning disabilities who present problem behaviours: a maternal perspective
The theoretical cognitive model of stress and coping provides a structure to obtain and analyse maternal perceptions of caring for children with learning disabilities who present severe problemExpand
You Can Take a Horse to Water But You Can’t Make it Drink’: Exploring Children’s Engagement and Resistance in Family Therapy
Children’s engagement and disengagement, adherence and non-adherence, compliance and non-compliance in healthcare have important implications for services. In family therapy mere attendance to theExpand
Service user perspectives of multiagency working: a qualitative study with children with educational and mental health difficulties and their parents.
We interviewed parents and children attending CAMHS for mental health and educational difficulties about their views of multiagency working. Expand
Parent and child views on anonymity: ‘I’ve got nothing to hide’
There is considerable debate around the application of ethical principles and the notion of risk in qualitative research, and as such it is becoming increasingly important that we have empiricalExpand