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Title: Racism in the lives of ethnic minority service-users with psychosis
Author: Wagle, Nazakat
Awarding Body: University of Leicester
Current Institution: University of Leicester
Date of Award: 2006
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A literature review regarding the impact of racism upon ethnic minority clients found a small number of papers, mainly American in origin. These centred mainly in the fields of trauma and stress-coping and, aside from war veterans, upon non-clinical populations. A grounded theory investigation of the experiences of racism by ethnic minority service users with psychosis was conducted. After interviewing five participants, a 'developing' or interim model was generated that attempted to depict the processes underlying experiences of racism. Its limitations and possible future directions are discussed. A critical analysis is also presented which looks at specific problems encountered during research including the use of terminology, sampling considerations, emotional distress during interviews and the difficulties of analysis.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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