Patients experiences of maintaining mental well-being and hope within motor neuron disease: a thematic synthesis

@inproceedings{Soundy2015PatientsEO,
  title={Patients experiences of maintaining mental well-being and hope within motor neuron disease: a thematic synthesis},
  author={Andrew Soundy and Nicola Condon},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2015}
}
Research is required that can synthesize the experiences of patients with Motor Neuron Disease (MND). One value of being able to do this is to understand the psychological experiences and processes involved in maintaining mental well-being and hope. A qualitative thematic synthesis of studies was undertaken. Studies were electronically searched from inception until June 2014. Twenty-nine studies with 342 (175 male) unique individuals with MND were identified. Five themes were identified: (1)The… CONTINUE READING