Spouses of Military Members' Experiences and Insights: Qualitative Analysis of Responses to an Open-Ended Question in a Survey of Health and Wellbeing

@inproceedings{Runge2014SpousesOM,
  title={Spouses of Military Members' Experiences and Insights: Qualitative Analysis of Responses to an Open-Ended Question in a Survey of Health and Wellbeing},
  author={Catherine E. Runge and Michael Waller and Alison Mackenzie and Annabel C. L. McGuire},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION There are few studies on the experiences of spouses of military members, with most focused on adverse impacts of deployment. Responses to an open-ended question in a survey of spouses' health and wellbeing enabled access to perceptions and insights on a broad range of topics. The objective of this investigation was to examine how respondents used the open-ended question and what they discussed, in aim of informing support service agencies and spouses of military members. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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