qualitative

Episode 17: Rachael Eastham discusses women’s life history use of contraception

Episode 17: Rachael Eastham discusses women’s life history use of contraception

In Episode 17, Rachael Eastham, a doctoral student at University of Lancaster in the Division of Health Research, talks to Karen about her study on ‘The negotiation of the fertile body:  women’s life history experiences of using contraception and managing pregnancy.’ Rachael’s ESRC-funded qualitative research, with women aged 18-45 years, revealed fascinating accounts of th... »

Episode 15:  Britta Wigginton

Episode 15: Britta Wigginton

In Episode 15 karen talks to Dr Britta Wigginton, an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, at The University of Queensland. She is first author of a paper entitled ‘A qualitative analysis of women’s explanations for changing contraception: the importance of non-contraceptive effects‘, published in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care.  Using... »

Weekly Round-up:  16th October 2015

Weekly Round-up: 16th October 2015

Published journal articles Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testing for sexually transmitted infections: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research Louise J. Jackson, Tracy E. Roberts Social Science & Medicine HIV after 40 in rural South Africa: A life course approach to HIV vulnerability among middle aged and older adults Sanyu A. Mojola,... »

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 17th July 15

Round-up of sexual health articles and news – 17th July 15

  Published journal articles Critical Public Health Special Section: HIV Criminalisation and Public Health. The public health implications of HIV criminalization: past, current, and future research directions Eric Mykhalovskiy (Editorial) ___________ Illicit drug use in sexual settings (‘chemsex’) and HIV/STI transmission risk behaviour among gay men in South London: findings from a qualitative st... »

Weekly round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th Feb 2015

Weekly round-up of sexual health articles and news – 6th Feb 2015

Published journal articles HIV Vets, denialists and rememberers: social typologies of patient adherence and non-adherence to HAART from the perspective of HIV care providers Treena Orchard, Kate Salters, Alexis Palmer, Warren Michelow, Katherine J. Lepik & Robert Hogg AIDS Care A systematic review of treatment fatigue among HIV-infected patients prescribed antiretroviral therapy Kasey R. Clabo... »

Episode 9:  Adam Bourne discusses qualitative work on men and chemsex

Episode 9: Adam Bourne discusses qualitative work on men and chemsex

In Episode 9, Adam Bourne, a lecturer at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, talks to Karen about men and chemsex.  He discusses findings from qualitative work, funded by the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. (21 mins)   Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here Full research report (as PDF only) Executive Summary (as PDF and on paper) »

Young men’s views towards the barriers and facilitators of Internet-based Chlamydia trachomatis screening: a qualitative study

Lorimer, Karen, and Lisa McDaid. Journal of medical Internet research 15.12 (2013). LORIMER_JMIR_2013 »

HIV and Pregnancy – Prepared to Care

HIV and Pregnancy – Prepared to Care

In this post, Dr Maria Lohan, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast, describes a web-based educational resource for health care professionals to better understand the care needs of HIV affected women. HIV & Pregnancy – Prepared To Care is a web based educational resource which aims to prepare health care professionals to better underst... »