Simone P Taubenberger

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AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to characterize the stigma of urinary frequency and urgency and differentiate it from the stigma of incontinence and to describe race/ethnic and gender differences in the experience of stigma among a diverse sample of individuals. BACKGROUND Lower urinary tract symptoms, including frequency, urgency and(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the self-reported reasons for participation in the clinical research of chronic low back pain and to evaluate those reasons in the context of informed consent and the concept of therapeutic misconception. This is the belief that research participation is equivalent to clinical care. DESIGN Qualitative descriptive study with(More)
We compared reports of symptom bother for the same urinary symptoms to understand why symptom severity and bother do not correspond in a straightforward manner. We used a grounded theory approach to analyze qualitative data from 123 individual interviews and developed a conceptual framework, identifying three symptom perceptions that might moderate symptom(More)
A gap between experiencing symptoms and receiving effective treatment persists for people with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), even for those who seek health care. In order to better understand how patients experience treatment seeking for LUTS, we interviewed a racially diverse sample of 90 men and women with a range of LUTS about their experiences(More)
Study participants reported a range of remedies used to treat urinary symptoms, from popular products, such as saw palmetto, to less commonly known remedies, such as moabi. Participants learned about remedies through social network rather than from their primary care provider.
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