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Metaphoric language and the articulation of emotions by people affected by motor neurone disease.

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OBJECTIVE: To explore the use of metaphoric language to convey emotion in interviews with people affected by motor neurone disease, a progressive neurological condition that sits between chronic and terminal illness. METHODS: Secondary analysis of 46 interviews with people affected by motor neurone disease in the United Kingdom (35 individuals with the condition, 11 carers). RESULTS: Metaphor and figurative language was used to communicate the intensely emotional experiences of being diagnos...

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10.1177/1742395312443390

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
Chronic illness
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
201-213
Publication date:
2012-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-9206
ISSN:
1742-3953
URN:
uuid:3f8ef24c-dffa-43d5-a351-9fe432c703ad
Source identifiers:
320474
Local pid:
pubs:320474

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