Q Bibliography: Meshaka et al. on the involvement of pregnant women in research

Meshaka, Riwa, Stephen Jeffares, Farah Sadrudin, Nicole Huisman, & Ponnusamy Saravanan (2016, February). Why do pregnant women participate in research? A patient participation investigation using Q-methodology. Health Expectations, in press. ePublication prior to print. Abstract: Patient participation in study design is paramount to design studies that are acceptable to patients. Despite an increase in research… Read More

Q workshop at health conference, July 15-17, Samos Island, Greece

Noori Akhtar-Danesh is scheduled to direct a workshop entitled “Q-methodology: Bridging between Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Health Research” at the 8th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health, July 15-17, Samos Island, Greece. The workshop is designed to help participants to develop an understanding of Q methodology as an emerging research method for… Read More

Van Staa et al. on care of adolescents with chronic disorders

Van Staa, A., Jedeloo, S., Latour, J., & Van Exel, J. (2008). Using Q-methodology to explore preferences for care of adolescents with chronic disorders: 4 profiles. Pediatrics, 121(Suppl.), S154-S155. Available online Introduction: Adolescents with chronic disorders are seldom asked to give opinions about their preferences for care, even though they are frequent health care users and… Read More

Askay et al. on distress among burn survivors

Askay, S.W., Stricklin, M., Carrougher, G.J., Patterson, D.R., Klein, M.B., Esselman, P.C., & Engrav, L.H. (2008, December 3). Using Q methodology to identify reasons for distress in burn survivors postdischarge. Journal of Burn Care Research (Epublication ahead of print, available http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1906073/) Abstract: Reasons for distress after burn injuries have not been codified based on any type… Read More

Valaitis et al. on Web conferencing in the health sciences

Valaitis, Ruta, Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Kevin Eva, Anthony Levinson, and Bruce Wainman (2007). Pragmatists, positive communicators, and shy enthusiasts: Three viewpoints on Web conferencing in health sciences education. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 9(5), e39 . Abstract Background: Web conferencing is a synchronous technology that allows coordinated online audio and visual interactions with learners logged in to… Read More

Gregg et al. on substance abuse in schizophrenia

Gregg, Lynsey, Gillian Haddock, & Christine Barrowclough (2009 February). Self-reported reasons for substance use in schizophrenia: A Q methodological investigation. Mental Health and Substance Use: Dual Diagnosis, 2(1), 24-39. Abstract: Large numbers of people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia use drugs and alcohol, resulting in poorer symptomatic and functional outcomes for many. Aims: To examine… Read More