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life story work and bereavement: shared reflections on its usefulness

01 May 2007

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Supporting a person who has a learning disability with issues relating to loss and bereavement often challenges carers and counsellors alike as they seek creative...

The use of timelines in dementia care

01 February 2004

Nursing Older People


During the course of training, student nurses can spend relatively short periods – as little as a few weeks – on placements in older people’s care settings. One of...

Implications for research and practice of the biographic approach for storytelling

23 January 2017

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background Intensive care unit survivors face many physical and psychological difficulties during their recovery following discharge from hospital. These...

Using an auto/biographical approach to investigate nurses’ learning

21 October 2011

Nurse Researcher


Aim To develop methodological discussion about an ‘auto/biographical’ approach used to research nurses’ learning. Background Structuring processes involved in...

The ‘auto/biographical’ method and its potential to contribute to nursing research

22 November 2012

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Aim To discuss the potential contribution of ‘auto/ biography’ to nursing research. Background Auto/biographical research approaches involve researchers reflexively...

Influence of communal and private folklore on bringing meaning to the experience of persistent pain

13 November 2015

Nurse Researcher


Aim To provide an overview of the relevance and strengths of using the literary folkloristic methodology to explore the ways in which people with persistent pain...