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Researcher–researched relationship in qualitative research: Shifts in positions and researcher vulnerability
Background The researcher role is highly debated in qualitative research. This article concerns the researcher-researched relationship. Methods A group of health science researchers anchored inExpand
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Totally Changed, Yet Still the Same
Bariatric surgery provides sustainable weight loss and increased quality of life for most, but not all patients. To increase the knowledge of this complex patient group and their needs duringExpand
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Lived Experience of Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia: Women's Stories From Daily Life
The hermeneutic-phenomenological study presented in this article is grounded in a lifeworld perspective. The authors aimed at rich descriptions of women's lived experience of chronic pain andExpand
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Stigmatization and Male Identity: Norwegian Males’ Experience after Identification as BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers
In families with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, there is limited knowledge about the reactions of BRCA1/2 mutation positive males. In the present qualitative study, fifteen BRCA1/2 mutationExpand
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The ambivalence of losing weight after bariatric surgery
This study is grounded in a phenomenological lifeworld perspective. It aims at providing rich descriptions of lived experience of the process of losing weight after obesity surgery. Two womenExpand
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Cancer worry among Norwegian male BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
This qualitative study explored the experiences of Norwegian men after being identified as BRCA 1/2 mutation-positive. Only limited knowledge is available on this topic; therefore, the aim of thisExpand
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“My quality of life is worse compared to my earlier life”
Weight loss surgery is commonly regarded as improving individuals’ health and social life, and resulting in a happier and more active life for those defined as “morbidly obese.” However, someExpand
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Norwegian psychomotor physiotherapy and patients with chronic pain: Patients’ perspective on body awareness
This study has explored the experience of body awareness in patients with chronic pain as well as possible changes in this phenomenon as a consequence of Norwegian psychomotor physiotherapy (NPMP),Expand
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Men in the women’s world of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer—a systematic review
Little is known about men seeking genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC). We review the sparse literature on men attending such genetic consultations. Two main themes areExpand
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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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