Don’t Give Up! A Cyber-ethnography and Discourse Analysis of an Online Infertility Patient Forum

  title={Don’t Give Up! A Cyber-ethnography and Discourse Analysis of an Online Infertility Patient Forum},
  author={Mihan Lee},
  journal={Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry},
  • Mihan Lee
  • Published 6 January 2017
  • Sociology
  • Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry
Infertility affects women across the socioeconomic spectrum; however, it is by no means egalitarian in its distribution, nor uniform in its lived experience. Evidence shows striking disparities by income, race, and education in infertility prevalence, access to infertility services, and success rates after receiving infertility treatments. However, few studies so far have investigated disparities in patients’ access to psychological support during the infertility journey. This paper undertakes… 

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