‘It's definitely not Alzheimer's’: Perceived benefits and drawbacks of a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis

Gomersall, T., Smith, S.K., Blewett, C. et al. (1 more author) (2017) ‘It's definitely not Alzheimer's’: Perceived benefits and drawbacks of a mild cognitive impairment diagnosis. British Journal of Health Psychology. 10.1111/bjhp.12255. ISSN 1359-107X

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors. British Journal of Health Psychology published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British Psychological Society This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: ageing; mild cognitive impairment; mild cognitive disorder; memory; neurocognitive illness; qualitative research; grounded theory; semi-structured interviews; diagnosis; illness perceptions; illness experiences
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  • Published: 19 July 2017
  • Published (online): 19 June 2017
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research
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ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCILES/K011138/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 15:39
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2017 15:39
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12255
Status: Published online
Publisher: iley
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12255

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