Constructing personal and couple narratives in late-stage cancer: can a typology illuminate the caring partner perspective?

Anthias, Louise (2016) Constructing personal and couple narratives in late-stage cancer: can a typology illuminate the caring partner perspective? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 37 (3). pp. 418-430. ISSN 1467-8438

Full text not yet available from this repository.
Full text available to Trust users only. Shibboleth Password required: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/shibboleth/wayfless...

Abstract/Book Review

There is a large body of work focusing on the well-being and relationships of couples facing late-stage cancer. The systemic study underpinning this paper explored a less researched topic: How do people caring for a partner with terminal cancer construct their experience and relationships through personal and couple narratives? This UK-based study drew upon dialogical approaches to narrative analysis to focus on six caring partners and their care relationships. Following individual case analysis, two methods of cross-narrative analysis were developed, and an analysis of narrative themes and a typology of archetypal narratives were drawn from the data. This paper focuses on the typology. The clinical implications of the study are considered, focusing on the contribution of a typology to this and future studies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Caregiver, Couple, Late-Stage Cancer, Narrative, Systemic, Typology
Subjects: Couple & Family Therapies > Couple/Marital Therapy
Department/People: Research
Depositing User: Mr Mat Zaremba
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2017 14:52
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 14:52
URI: http://repository.tavistockandportman.ac.uk/id/eprint/1546

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item