Illness representations of Systemic lupus erythematosus

Goodman, Donna, Morrissey, Shirley, Graham, Deborah, and Bossingham, David (2005) Illness representations of Systemic lupus erythematosus. Qualitative Health Research, 15 (5). pp. 606-619.

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic illness that usually follows a fluctuating course and, therefore, can be difficult to diagnose. Consequently, individuals with SLE often hold beliefs about the nature and course of their illness that are at odds with medical opinion. Clearly, a shared understanding of the illness would be beneficial to illness management.

Item ID: 395
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1552-7557
Keywords: illness representations; Systemic lupus erythematosus
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Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2006
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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