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Stigma, shame, and blame experienced by patients with lung cancer: qualitative study.

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OBJECTIVES: To draw on narrative interviews with patients with lung cancer and to explore their perceptions and experience of stigma. DESIGN: Qualitative study. SETTING: United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: 45 patients with lung cancer recruited through several sources. RESULTS: Participants experienced stigma commonly felt by patients with other types of cancer, but, whether they smoked or not, they felt particularly stigmatised because the disease is so strongly associated with smoking. Interacti...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.38111.639734.7c
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
328
Issue:
7454
Pages:
1470
Publication date:
2004-06-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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pubs:220708
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uuid:6be4cc92-47a8-4dd1-bdb6-9cd98802986b
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pubs:220708
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220708
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2012-12-19

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