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Being differently the same: the mediation of identity tensions in the sharing of illness experiences.

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The sharing of experiences between patients has become increasingly privileged as a source of knowledge and support in contemporary healthcare. Despite this, relatively little is known about the processes whereby people's experiences become, or fail to become, valued as sources of health-related knowledge in different contexts. Through a secondary analysis of 87 interviews conducted between 2006 and 2008 in the UK with people affected by motor neurone disease (46 interviews) and Parkinson's d...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
74
Issue:
4
Pages:
546-553
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:7e65b48f-bbc9-4220-9a44-f125a90b7582
Source identifiers:
237613
Local pid:
pubs:237613

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