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Vivid descriptions of the ways individuals and their families make sense of, respond to, cope with and adapt to symptoms and disabilities are provided in this volume in order to encourage students and professionals to embrace human reponses to illness. Topics addressed include adjustments following heart attacks, the experiences of women having hysterectomies, mothers′ involvement in their adolescent daughters′ abortions and husbands′ experiences during their wives′ chemotherapy. It also provides outstanding examples of grounded theory and qualitative research.
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Janice M. Morse, PhD (Nurs), PhD (Anthro), FAAN is a professor and Presidential Endowed Chair at the University of Utah College of Nursing, and Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta, Canada., from 1991-1996, she also held a position as professor at The Pennsylvania State University. From 1997-2007, she was the founding Director and Scientific Director of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, founding editor for the International Journal of Qualitative Methods, and Editor of the Qual Press monograph series. She remains the founding editor for Qualitative Health Research, (now in Volume 2, Sage1), is currently editor for the monograph series Developing Qualitative Inquiry, and The Essentials of Qualitative Inquiry (Left Coast Press). Her research programs are in the areas of suffering and comforting, preventing patient falls, and developing qualitative methods. In 2011, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Qualitative Inquiry from the International Center for Qualitative Inquiry, was an inaugural inductee into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame (2010), the 5th recipient of the Episteme Award (also Sigma Theta Tau). She received awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Newcastle (Australia) and Athabasca University (Canada). She is the author of 460 articles and chapters and 19 books on qualitative research methods, suffering, comforting and patient falls.
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Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110803940548
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