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Negotiating life choices : living with motor neurone disease

King, Susan J. 2005, Negotiating life choices : living with motor neurone disease, Ph.D. thesis, School of Nursing, Deakin University.

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Title Negotiating life choices : living with motor neurone disease
Author King, Susan J.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Nursing
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Amyotropic lateral sclerosis - Patients - Australia
Summary This grounded theory study explored the illness experience of twenty-five people diagnosed with MND. Analysis elicited the illness as "ongoing change and adaptation". Further that, in the absence of any guidelines on how to live with the disease, participants made decisions and choices about life based on maintaining their personal integrity. It was "hard work".
Notes Degree conferred 2006.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 310 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.839
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30023270

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