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Title: Ending a pregnancy : young women's stories and future health care professionals' perspectives
Author: Kowalski Bellamy, Alicja
ISNI:       0000 0004 8504 2516
Awarding Body: University of Hull
Current Institution: University of Hull
Date of Award: 2019
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This portfolio thesis consists of three parts: Part one- Systematic Literature Review The systematic literature review integrates the findings of future health care professionals' attitudes towards terminations. A systematic search of the literature generated fifteen studies and a narrative synthesis was conducted. The methodological quality of the studies was also assessed. Subsequent conclusions are discussed and suggestions for future research are made. Part two-Empirical Paper The empirical paper explored the narratives constructed and contextual factors involved in young women's decisions to end a pregnancy. A qualitative narrative approach was used to analyse the stories. Holistic form analysis identified two plot themes and categorical content analysis identified four major and eight minor categories. The findings and implications of the research are subsequently discussed and future research is explored. Part three- Appendices The appendices provide additional information supporting the systematic literature review and empirical paper. Included is an epistemological and reflective statement.
Supervisor: Glover, Lesley ; Schlösser, Annette Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Clinical psychology