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Title: Perinatal mental health : an exploration of staff perceptions and comorbid personality disorder
Author: Steele, Madeline
ISNI:       0000 0004 7656 7150
Awarding Body: University of Hull
Current Institution: University of Hull
Date of Award: 2018
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This thesis portfolio comprises of three parts: Part one: a systematic literature review, in which the available research into personality disorders during the perinatal period is reviewed. A systematic search identified 11 studies for inclusion, the findings of which are reviewed in a narrative synthesis incorporating methodological critique. Conclusions are drawn and related to the wider literature, and implications for research and practice are highlighted. Part two: a qualitative study, in which the views of perinatal mental health staff were gathered to provide an insight into understanding of perinatal mental health problems and care. Three staff teams were interviewed using focus groups and thematic analysis was used to analyse the data, from which six themes emerged. These themes are discussed in relation to implications for practice and the wider research into perinatal mental health problems. Part three: appendices supporting the systematic literature review and qualitative study, including an epistemological statement and a reflective statement.
Supervisor: Glover, Lesley ; Jomeen, Julie Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Clinical psychology