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  • Daring to tell: the importance of telling others about a diagnosis of dementia 

    Weaks, Dot; Wilkinson, Heather; McLeod, John (Cambridge University Press, 2014-02-25)
    Learning to live with a diagnosis of dementia is a complex process. Being able to talk about the diagnosis to others represents a major challenge for some people with dementia. This study explores the experiences of people ...
  • Ethnicity/Identity 

    Law, Alex (Routledge, 2005)
  • The impact of early stroke on identity: a discourse analytic study 

    Guise, Jennifer; McKinlay, Andy; Widdicombe, Sue (SAGE Publications, 2010-01)
    This article examines the ways in which sufferers talk about early stroke and the effects this chronic condition has on identity. Traditional research into chronic illness has largely used medical, psychiatric or cognitive ...
  • ‘It can be a religion if you want’: Wing Chun Kung Fu as a secular religion 

    Jennings, George; Brown, David; Sparkes, Andrew C. (SAGE Publications, 2010-11)
    Drawing on data generated from a six-year ethnographic study of one Wing Chun Kung Fu Association in England, this article explores the ways in which this martial art is constructed as a form of religion and functions as ...
  • Keystroke dynamics in the pre-touchscreen era 

    Ahmad, Nasir; Szymkowiak, Andrea; Campbell, Paul A. (Frontiers, 2013-12-19)
    Biometric authentication seeks to measure an individual’s unique physiological attributes for the purpose of identity verification. Conventionally, this task has been realized via analyses of fingerprints or signature iris ...
  • The production of the psychiatric subject: power, knowledge and Michel Foucault 

    Roberts, Marc (Blackwell Publishing, 2005-01)
    The issue of power has become increasingly important within psychiatry, psychotherapy and mental health nursing generally. This paper will suggest that the work of Michel Foucault, the French philosopher and historian, ...
  • Student nurses' gender-based accounts of men in nursing 

    McKinlay, Andy; Cowan, Sue; McVittie, Chris; Ion, Robin M. (Elsevier, 2010)
    Stereotypes of nursing as a female profession and of male nurses as gay can limit male recruitment. This UK-based focus-group study examines whether student nurses reproduce or challenge such views. Using discourse analysis, ...