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Encountering the Continuing Challenges for Women With Chronic Pain: Recovery Through Recognition
This work is based on experiences from a group treatment for women with chronic musculoskeletal pain. The authors explored the nature and consequences of the reported benefits from being met withExpand
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Why suicide? Elderly people who committed suicide and their experience of life in the period before their death.
BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to acquire an understanding of the suicides among a group of elderly people by studying how they experienced their existence towards the end of life. Expand
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"Why do they become vulnerable when faced with the challenges of old age?" Elderly people who committed suicide, described by those who knew them.
BACKGROUND Suicidal behavior among the elderly is a research field in which qualitative and quantitative methods can and should supplement each other. The objective of this qualitative study is toExpand
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Communication as negotiation processes in long-term physiotherapy: a qualitative study.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe communicative patterns about change in demanding physiotherapy treatment situations. METHODS A multiple case study of eleven treatment courses wasExpand
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Patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease feel safe when treated at home: a qualitative study
BackgroundThe design of new interventions to improve health care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requires knowledge about what patients with an acute exacerbationExpand
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"I am allowed to be myself ' ' : women with chronic muscular pain being recognized
Aims: Since 1992, the authors have completed 11 treatment groups for women with chronic muscular pain. The programme includes movement training and group discussions. Qualitative data indicate thatExpand
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Elderly people who committed suicide – their contact with the health service. What did they expect, and what did they get?
Objective: Contact between elderly patients and healthcare professionals may be crucial for suicide prevention if suicidal tendencies are revealed and help is to be provided. The objective of theExpand
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From exercise and education to movement and interaction. Treatment groups in primary care for women with chronic muscular pain.
OBJECTIVE To develop a group-based treatment programme in primary health care for women with chronic muscle pain, and adjust programme development according to experiences obtained by theExpand
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Women's strategies for handling chronic muscle pain: A qualitative study
  • S. Steihaug
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian journal of primary health care
  • 1 January 2007
Objective. Medicine lacks good models for understanding and treating chronic muscle pain. The aim of this study was to explore whether participation in a treatment group for women with chronic muscleExpand
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Stories about bodies: A narrative study on self-understanding and chronic pain
Objective. To explore experiences from a process of change for women with chronic pain. Design, setting, and subjects. A group-based treatment programme was intended to increase the awareness of howExpand
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