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Barriers to engaging with assisted bibliotherapy in primary care

Quigley, A; (2011) Barriers to engaging with assisted bibliotherapy in primary care. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London). Green open access

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Abstract

Volume 1 of this thesis is presented in three parts. Part 1 is a review of outcome studies on text-based guided self-help for depression and anxiety in primary care, specifically focusing on satisfaction, adherence and attrition. Part 2 is a qualitative interview study examining the views and experiences of 13 people (plus two more who gave details via email) who attended a guided self-help service and did not engage or did not benefit. Part 3 is a critical appraisal of the research process, which considers some of the conceptual and methodological issues encountered, before concluding with a discussion of personal reflections on the impact of the research on the participants and researcher.

Type:Thesis (Doctoral)
Title:Barriers to engaging with assisted bibliotherapy in primary care
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language:English
Additional information:Thesis in two volumes: volume 2 is restricted
Keywords:assisted bibliotherapy, guided self-help, primary care, low-intensity interventions, anxiety, depression

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