'The reflections you get': an exploration of body image and cachexia.

@article{Hinsley2007TheRY,
  title={'The reflections you get': an exploration of body image and cachexia.},
  author={Ros Hinsley and Rhidian A Hughes},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={84-9}
}
BACKGROUND cachexia has a detrimental effect on quality of life and is an indicator of poor prognosis. The meanings people attach to their lived experiences of cachexia are unknown. AIMS to explore the impact of cachexia on body image of people with advanced cancer, their emotions, relationships and social functioning. DESIGN qualitative study using face-to-face in-depth interviews of a conversational style. Rich narrative data analysed by thematic content analysis. PARTICIPANTS 12… CONTINUE READING

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