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'All in the same boat'? Patient and carer attitudes to peer support and social comparison in Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

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This paper explores attitudes to peer support among people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and their family carers. It reports findings from a secondary analysis of data from two UK interview studies conducted by the authors. The process of secondary analysis is reported in detail. 48 people with MND and 22 carers were interviewed in 2005e2007. The authors identified narrative extracts on peer support from their own datasets and exchanged them for independent thematic analysis. Subsequent di...

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University of Oxford
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Health Experiences Research Group
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University of Southampton
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National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation programme
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Elsevier
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Social Science & Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
71
Issue:
8
Pages:
1498-1505
Publication date:
2010-10-01
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02779536
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English
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2011-03-18

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