Archetypal trajectories of social, psychological, and spiritual wellbeing and distress in family care givers of patients with lung cancer: secondary analysis of serial qualitative interviews

@inproceedings{Murray2010ArchetypalTO,
  title={Archetypal trajectories of social, psychological, and spiritual wellbeing and distress in family care givers of patients with lung cancer: secondary analysis of serial qualitative interviews},
  author={Scott A Murray and Marilyn Kendall and Kirsty Boyd and Liz Grant and Gill Highet and Aziz Sheikh},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess if family care givers of patients with lung cancer experience the patterns of social, psychological, and spiritual wellbeing and distress typical of the patient, from diagnosis to death. DESIGN Secondary analysis of serial qualitative interviews carried out every three months for up to a year or to bereavement. SETTING South east Scotland. PARTICIPANTS 19 patients with lung cancer and their 19 family carers, totalling 88 interviews (42 with patients and 46 with carers… CONTINUE READING

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