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Cultural contexts of health: the use of narrative research in the health sector

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Narrative (storytelling) is an essential tool for reporting and illuminating the cultural contexts of health – that is, the practices and behaviour that groups of people share and which are defined by customs, language and geography. This report reviews the literature on narrative research, offers some quality criteria for appraising such research and gives three detailed worked case examples: diet and nutrition, well-being, and mental health in refugees and asylum seekers. Storytelling (and ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
World Health Organization
Journal:
Health Evidence Network Synthesis Report More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-09-06
Acceptance date:
2016-08-01
ISSN:
2227-4316
ISBN:
9789289051682
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:641751
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uuid:a14bab09-a6ea-413d-9159-813f00d453e0
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pubs:641751
Source identifiers:
641751
Deposit date:
2016-09-08

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