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'To be accepted as normal': Public understanding and misconceptions concerning survivors of brain injury

Abstract:

Primary objective: To determine the views held by the general public in Northern Ireland towards survivors of brain injury.

Research design: Qualitative semi-structured interviews.

Methods and procedures: Interviews were conducted with 16 members of the general public. Ten questions addressed issues such as the role of survivors of brain injury in society, the challenges they face and the characteristics ascribed to them.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Herg
Publisher:
Informa Healthcare Publisher's website
Journal:
Brain Injury Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
642-650
Publication date:
2010
EISSN:
1362-301X
ISSN:
0269-9052 and 10.3109/02699051003601689
URN:
uuid:b7d545ef-dff6-4503-a7cf-93ab6ad58ca2
Source identifiers:
518065
Local pid:
pubs:518065

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