A consensual qualitative investigation into the repatriation experiences of young adult, missionary kids

  title={A consensual qualitative investigation into the repatriation experiences of young adult, missionary kids},
  author={Lynette H. Bikos and Julia Kocheleva and David King and Glenna C. Chang and Anne Mckenzie and Chris C. Roenicke and Victoria Campbell and Katrina Eckard},
  journal={Mental Health, Religion \& Culture},
  pages={735 - 754}
A growing body of literature has documented the repatriation difficulties of children who have spent some portion of their developmental years outside their passport country; this cultural crisis is particularly evident for the repatriated missionary kid (MK). Our study employed a constructivist-interpretivist approach with Consensual Qualitative Research (CQR) to interview young adult, repatriated MKs (n = 9) and those who support them (n = 4). CQR analysis of the MK data resulted in three… 
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