Social Factors of Sickness Absences and the Significance of the Nature-culture Interplay in Coping

  title={Social Factors of Sickness Absences and the Significance of the Nature-culture Interplay in Coping},
  author={Kari Bjerke Batt-Rawden and Gunnar Tellnes},
  booktitle={Materia socio-medica},
CONFLICT OF INTEREST none declared. AIMS The aim of this study was to focus on and to discuss how social factors influence sickness absence. There were two aims of this study: a) To explore and reveal the absentees experiences and perceptions of sickness absence in daily life b) To explore and reveal the absentees own perceptions and experiences of coping while being on sickness absence. Methods. Qualitative method through a pragmatic synthesis of elements of ethnography and grounded theory… CONTINUE READING
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