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Title: Affecting qualitative health psychology
Authors: Cromby, John
Keywords: Affect
Emotion
Feeling
Affective turn
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Routledge (Taylor & Francis)
Citation: CROMBY, J., 2011. Affecting qualitative health psychology. Health Psychology Review, 5 (1), pp.79-96.
Abstract: The ‘affective turn’ is a contemporary movement within the humanities, social science and psychology to investigate affect, emotion and feeling as hybrid phenomena jointly constituted from both biological and social influences. Health and illness are themselves jointly constituted in this way, and many of the topics, concerns and methods of health psychology are strongly permeated by affective phenomena. Qualitative research in health psychology might therefore benefit by engaging with this work. This paper describes some features of the affective turn, and suggests theories, terminology and methods that might be useful.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the Health Psychology Review [© Routledge] and the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2010.544637
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/17437199.2010.544637
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11070
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2010.544637
ISSN: 1743-7199
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