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Mental health clinicians’ experiences of supporting people living with a mental illness to initiate and sustain recovery

09 November 2017

Mental Health Practice


Aim Mental health services seek opportunities to sustain recovery outcomes beyond service involvement. This study aimed to examine social workers’ (also called...

Interviewing people about potentially sensitive topics

21 October 2011

Nurse Researcher


Aim This paper explores the challenges of interviewing people about sensitive topics. It uses existing literature and the first author’s experience of interviewing...

Bracketing – practical considerations in Husserlian phenomenological research

01 January 2010

Nurse Researcher


Nursing research leans heavily towards naturalism, with phenomenology commonly adopted. The three main schools of phenomenology used are Husserl’s descriptive...

Witnessing violence: what are the experiences of mental health nurses?

Mental Health Practice

evidence & practice

Mental health nurses in the UK are ten times more likely to be assaulted than general nurses. Research on this is increasing, but evidence on the effects of violence...

A new critical framework for applying hermeneutic phenomenology

01 July 2009

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Phenomenological research seeks to understand how individuals perceive and make sense of their lived experience (Annells 1999). As such it seems very relevant to...

Person-centred care: experiences of older people with dementia

18 October 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Aim To explore the views, perceptions and experiences of older people with dementia of person-centred care, and how these might affect practice. Method This was a...

A guide to phenomenological research

22 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Phenomenological research is a method with strong philosophical origins, which can sometimes be challenging for novice investigators. However, developing an...