Chronic illness, reproductive health and moral work: women's experiences of epilepsy.

@article{Thompson2008ChronicIR,
  title={Chronic illness, reproductive health and moral work: women's experiences of epilepsy.},
  author={Diane Thompson and H. K. Ng Thomas and Juliet K Solomon and Lina Nashef and Sally Kendall},
  journal={Chronic illness},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={54-64}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of chronic illness on families has long been noted in the literature, but in such studies families appear as ready-formed entities. This exploratory qualitative study addresses the largely unacknowledged work involved in the production of families and the maintenance of reproductive health by women with epilepsy, a condition whose symptoms and treatment have serious implications for all aspects of reproductive health. METHODS Qualitative in-depth interviews were… CONTINUE READING

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