A thematic analysis of childrens' experiences of living with thalassemia major in Pakistan

Mufti, G.E.R., Cartwright, T. and Towell, A. 2008. A thematic analysis of childrens' experiences of living with thalassemia major in Pakistan. Psychology & Health. 23 (S1), p. 189.

TitleA thematic analysis of childrens' experiences of living with thalassemia major in Pakistan
AuthorsMufti, G.E.R., Cartwright, T. and Towell, A.
KeywordsThalassemia, qualitative, children
JournalPsychology & Health
Journal citation23 (S1), p. 189
ISSN0887-0446
Year2008
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1080/08870440802299543
Publication dates
Published2008

Related outputs

A Reassessment of the Higher-Order Factor Structure of the German Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ-G) in German-Speaking Adults
Barron, D., Voracek, M., Tran, U.S., Hui San Ong, Morgan, K.D., Towell, A. and Swami, V. 2018. A Reassessment of the Higher-Order Factor Structure of the German Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ-G) in German-Speaking Adults. Psychiatry Research. 269, pp. 328-336.

Measuring the Engagement of the Learner in a Controlled Environment Using Three Different Biosensors
El-Abbasy, K., Angelopoulou, A. and Towell, A. 2018. Measuring the Engagement of the Learner in a Controlled Environment Using Three Different Biosensors. 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education. Madeira, Portugal 15 - 17 Mar 2018 SCITEPRESS.

The Relationship Between Schizotypal Facets and Conspiracist Beliefs via Cognitive Processes
Barron, D., Furnham, A., Weis, L., Morgan, K.D., Towell, A. and Swami, V. 2018. The Relationship Between Schizotypal Facets and Conspiracist Beliefs via Cognitive Processes. Psychiatry Research. 259, pp. 15-20.

Exploring suicidal behaviours by probation clients—a qualitative near-lethal study
Mackenzie, J.-M., Borrill, J. and Cartwright, T. 2018. Exploring suicidal behaviours by probation clients—a qualitative near-lethal study. The Journal of Public Health. 40 (1), pp. 146-153.

Visual mismatch negativity to masked stimuli presented at very brief presentation rates
Flynn, M., Liasis, A, Gardner, M. and Towell, A. 2017. Visual mismatch negativity to masked stimuli presented at very brief presentation rates. Experimental Brain Research. 235 (2), pp. 555-563.

Parental feeding behaviour and motivations regarding pre-school age children: a thematic synthesis of qualitative studies
Rylatt, L. and Cartwright, T. 2016. Parental feeding behaviour and motivations regarding pre-school age children: a thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. Appetite. 99, pp. 285-297.

New Ways of Being a Man: “Positive” Hegemonic Masculinity in Meditation-based Communities of Practice
Lomas, Tim, Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2016. New Ways of Being a Man: “Positive” Hegemonic Masculinity in Meditation-based Communities of Practice. Men and Masculinities. 19 (3), pp. 289-310.

Men’s strategies for preserving emotional well-being in advanced prostate cancer: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
Levy, A. and Cartwright, T. 2015. Men’s strategies for preserving emotional well-being in advanced prostate cancer: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology and Health. 30 (10), pp. 1164-82.

Affective Computing to Enhance E-Learning in Segregated Societies
El-Abbasy, K., Angelopoulou, A. and Towell, A. 2015. Affective Computing to Enhance E-Learning in Segregated Societies. 2015 Imperial College Computing Student Workshop (ICCSW 2015). London 23 Sep 2015 OpenAccess Series in Informatics.

Cultivating equanimity through mindfulness meditation: a mixed methods enquiry into the development of decentring capabilities in men
Lomas, T., Edginton, T.L., Cartwright, T. and Ridge, Damien T. 2015. Cultivating equanimity through mindfulness meditation: a mixed methods enquiry into the development of decentring capabilities in men. International Journal of Wellbeing. 5 (3), pp. 88-106.

Probation staff experiences of managing suicidal and self-harming service users
Mackenzie, J.-M., Cartwright, T., Beck, A. and Borrill, J. 2015. Probation staff experiences of managing suicidal and self-harming service users. Probation Journal. 62 (2), pp. 111-127.

Pakistani children’s experiences of growing up with Beta-Thalassemia Major
Mufti, G.E.R., Towell, A. and Cartwright, T. 2015. Pakistani children’s experiences of growing up with Beta-Thalassemia Major. Qualitative Health Research. 25 (3), pp. 386-96.

Examination of the factor structure of the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) among British and Trinidadian adults
Barron, D., Towell, A., Swami, V. and Morgan, K.D. 2015. Examination of the factor structure of the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ) among British and Trinidadian adults. BioMed Research International. 2015, p. Article ID 258275.

Engagement with meditation as a positive health trajectory: Divergent narratives of progress in male meditators
Lomas, Tim, Ridge, Damien T., Cartwright, T. and Edginton, T.L. 2014. Engagement with meditation as a positive health trajectory: Divergent narratives of progress in male meditators. Psychology & Health. 29 (2), pp. 218-236.

Journeys of adjustment: the experiences of adolescents living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Cartwright, T., Fraser, E., Edmunds, S., Wilkinson, N. and Jacobs, K. 2014. Journeys of adjustment: the experiences of adolescents living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Child: Care, Health and Development. 41 (5), pp. 734-43.

Men developing emotional intelligence through meditation? Integrating narrative, cognitive and electroencephalography (EEG) evidence
Lomas, Tim, Edginton, T.L., Cartwright, T. and Ridge, Damien T. 2014. Men developing emotional intelligence through meditation? Integrating narrative, cognitive and electroencephalography (EEG) evidence. Psychology of Men & Masculinity. 15 (2), pp. 213-224.

American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study of its effects on mood in healthy volunteers
Brock, C., Whitehouse, J., Tewfik, I. and Towell, A. 2014. American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study of its effects on mood in healthy volunteers. Phytotherapy Research. 28 (5), pp. 692-698.

A religion of wellbeing? The appeal of Buddhism to men in London, United Kingdom
Lomas, Tim, Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2014. A religion of wellbeing? The appeal of Buddhism to men in London, United Kingdom. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. 6 (3), pp. 198-207.

A qualitative analysis of experiential challenges associatedwith meditation practice
Lomas, Tim, Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2014. A qualitative analysis of experiential challenges associatedwith meditation practice. Mindfulness.

Associations between schizotypy and belief in conspiracist ideation
Barron, D., Morgan, K.D., Towell, A., Altemeyer, B. and Swami, V. 2014. Associations between schizotypy and belief in conspiracist ideation. Personality and Individual Differences. 70, pp. 156-159.

Identity issues surrounding American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) and an optimised high performance liquid chromatography method to authenticate commercially available products
Brock, C., Whitehouse, J., Tewfik, I. and Towell, A. 2013. Identity issues surrounding American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) and an optimised high performance liquid chromatography method to authenticate commercially available products. Journal of Herbal Medicine. 3 (2), pp. 57-64.

I was so done in that I just recognized it very plainly, “You need to do something”’: men’s narratives of struggle, distress and turning to meditation
Lomas, Tim, Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2013. I was so done in that I just recognized it very plainly, “You need to do something”’: men’s narratives of struggle, distress and turning to meditation. Health. 17 (2), pp. 191-208.

The use of Scutellaria lateriflora: a pilot survey amongst herbal medicine practitioners
Brock, C., Whitehouse, J., Tewfik, I. and Towell, A. 2012. The use of Scutellaria lateriflora: a pilot survey amongst herbal medicine practitioners. Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2 (2), pp. 34-41.

Respiratory and non-respiratory sinus arrhythmia: implications for heart rate variability
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Shine, G. and Towell, A. 2012. Respiratory and non-respiratory sinus arrhythmia: implications for heart rate variability. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. 26 (1), pp. 21-28.

Respiratory and non-respiratory sinus arrhythmia: implications for heart rate variability
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Towell, A. and Rhodes, G. 2012. Respiratory and non-respiratory sinus arrhythmia: implications for heart rate variability. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. 26 (1), pp. 21-28.

‘Getting on with life’: the experiences of older people using complementary health care
Cartwright, T. 2012. ‘Getting on with life’: the experiences of older people using complementary health care. in: Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine: An International Reader London Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 53-60

Caffeine in hot drinks elicits cephalic phase responses involving cardiac activity
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Shine, G., Whitton, P.A. and Towell, A. 2012. Caffeine in hot drinks elicits cephalic phase responses involving cardiac activity. Food & Function. 3 (9), pp. 931-940.

Vacillating between distress and adaptation: a multi-perspective account of lived experiences of thalassemia major
Mufti, G.E.R. 2011. Vacillating between distress and adaptation: a multi-perspective account of lived experiences of thalassemia major. PhD thesis University of Westminster School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages

The immediate and short-term chemosensory impacts of coffee and caffeine on cardiovascular activity
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Shine, G., Whitton, P.A., Towell, A. and Rhodes, G. 2011. The immediate and short-term chemosensory impacts of coffee and caffeine on cardiovascular activity. Food & Function. 2 (9), pp. 547-554.

Habitual coffee and tea drinkers experienced increases in blood pressure after consuming low to moderate doses of caffeine; these increases were larger upright than in the supine posture
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Rhodes, G. and Towell, A. 2011. Habitual coffee and tea drinkers experienced increases in blood pressure after consuming low to moderate doses of caffeine; these increases were larger upright than in the supine posture. Food & Function. 2 (3-4), pp. 197-203.

Men behaving well? Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation
Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2011. Men behaving well? Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation. BSA Medical Sociology Group 43rd Annual Conference 2011. University of Chester 14 - 16 Sep 2011

Men behaving well? Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation
Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2011. Men behaving well? Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation. 7th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP). Adelaide, South Australia 18 -20 Apr 2011

The Finometer can function as a standalone instrument in blood pressure variability studies and does not require support equipment to determine breathing frequency
McMullen, M.K., Whitehouse, J., Shine, G. and Towell, A. 2010. The Finometer can function as a standalone instrument in blood pressure variability studies and does not require support equipment to determine breathing frequency. Blood Pressure Monitoring. 15 (4), pp. 220-224.

Men behaving well?: Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation
Lomas, T., Cartwright, T., Edginton, T.L. and Ridge, Damien T. 2010. Men behaving well?: Journeys towards constructive engagement with well-being through meditation. Psychology & Health. 25 (S1), p. 265.

American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): an ancient remedy for today’s anxiety?
Brock, C., Whitehouse, J., Tewfik, I. and Towell, A. 2010. American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): an ancient remedy for today’s anxiety? British Journal of Wellbeing. 1 (4), pp. 25-30.

Somatosensory discrimination: an intracranial event-related potential study of children with refractory epilepsy
Spackman, L., Towell, A. and Boyd, S. 2010. Somatosensory discrimination: an intracranial event-related potential study of children with refractory epilepsy. Brain Research. 1310, pp. 68-76.

The Finometer can function as a standalone instrument in blood pressure variability studies and does not require support equipment to determine breathing frequency
Mcmullen, M., Whitehouse, J., Shine, G., Towell, A. and Rhodes, G. 2010. The Finometer can function as a standalone instrument in blood pressure variability studies and does not require support equipment to determine breathing frequency. Blood Pressure Monitoring. 15 (4), pp. 220-4.

Competence-based training and assessment by portfolio: the health psychology model
Elander, J., Towell, A. and Fox, P. 2010. Competence-based training and assessment by portfolio: the health psychology model. Psychology Learning and Teaching. 6 (2), pp. 73-79.

Can illusory deviant stimuli be used as attentional distractors to record vMMN in a passive three stimulus oddball paradigm?
Flynn, M., Liasis, A., Gardner, M., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2009. Can illusory deviant stimuli be used as attentional distractors to record vMMN in a passive three stimulus oddball paradigm? Experimental Brain Research. 197 (2), pp. 153-161.

Illness perceptions, coping and quality of life in patients with alopecia
Cartwright, T., Endean, N. and Porter, A. 2009. Illness perceptions, coping and quality of life in patients with alopecia. British Journal of Dermatology. 160 (5), pp. 1034-1039.

Are there ethnic differences in positive body image among female British undergraduates?
Swami, V., Airs, N., Chouhan, B., Padilla Leon, M.A. and Towell, A. 2009. Are there ethnic differences in positive body image among female British undergraduates? European Psychologist. 14 (4), pp. 288-296.

Complementary medicine and health psychology
Cartwright, T., van Wersch, A. and Forshaw, M. 2009. Complementary medicine and health psychology. Open University Press.

Effects of stimulus frequency and duration on the somatosensory mismatch negativity
Spackman, L., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2007. Effects of stimulus frequency and duration on the somatosensory mismatch negativity. Clinical Neurophysiology. 118 (5), p. e175.

'Getting on with life': the experiences of older people using complementary health care
Cartwright, T. 2007. 'Getting on with life': the experiences of older people using complementary health care. Social Science & Medicine. 64 (8), pp. 1692-1703.

Illness perceptions in depersonalization disorder: testing an illness attribution model
Baker Towell, D.M., Earle, M., Medford, N., Sierra, M., Towell, A. and David, A.S. 2007. Illness perceptions in depersonalization disorder: testing an illness attribution model. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. 14 (2), pp. 105-116.

Effects of stimulus frequency and duration on somatosensory discrimination responses
Spackman, L., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2007. Effects of stimulus frequency and duration on somatosensory discrimination responses. Experimental Brain Research. 177 (1), pp. 21-30.

Identification and characterization of somatosensory off responses
Spackman, L., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2006. Identification and characterization of somatosensory off responses. Brain Research. 1114 (1), pp. 53-62.

FC38.3 Characterization of somatosensory discrimination responses using scalp and intracranial recordings
Spackman, L., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2006. FC38.3 Characterization of somatosensory discrimination responses using scalp and intracranial recordings. Clinical Neurophysiology. 117 (Supplement 1), p. 1.

P36.42 Identification of a pre-attentive visual discrimination response
Flynn, M., Liasis, A., Gardner, M. and Towell, A. 2006. P36.42 Identification of a pre-attentive visual discrimination response. Clinical Neurophysiology. 117 (Supplement 1), p. 194.

Monitoring visual function in children with syndromic craniosynostosis: a comparison of 3 methods
Liasis, A., Nischal, K.K., Walters, B., Thompson, D., Hardy, S., Towell, A., Dunaway, D., Jones, B., Evans, R. and Hayward, R. 2006. Monitoring visual function in children with syndromic craniosynostosis: a comparison of 3 methods. Archives of Ophthalmology. 124 (8), pp. 1119-1126.

Evidence for a neurophysiologic auditory deficit in children with benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes
Liasis, A., Bamiou, D.E., Boyd, S. and Towell, A. 2006. Evidence for a neurophysiologic auditory deficit in children with benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes. Journal of Neural Transmission. 113 (7), pp. 939-949.

Making sense of illness: the experiences of users of complementary medicine
Cartwright, T. and Torr, R. 2005. Making sense of illness: the experiences of users of complementary medicine. Journal of Health Psychology. 10 (4), pp. 559-572.

Perceived control, locus of control and preparatory information: effects on the perception of an acute pain stimulus
Williams, D., Golding, J.F., Phillips, K. and Towell, A. 2004. Perceived control, locus of control and preparatory information: effects on the perception of an acute pain stimulus. Personality and Individual Differences. 36 (7), pp. 1681-1691.

Speech and non-speech processing in hemispherectomised children: an event-related potential study
Liasis, A., Boyd, S., Rivera-Gaxiola, M. and Towell, A. 2003. Speech and non-speech processing in hemispherectomised children: an event-related potential study. Cognitive Brain Research. 17 (3), pp. 665-673.

The prevalence and predictors of psychological distress in men with prostate cancer who are seeking support
Balderson, N. and Towell, A. 2003. The prevalence and predictors of psychological distress in men with prostate cancer who are seeking support. British Journal of Health Psychology. 8 (2), pp. 125-134.

A preliminary investigation into quality of life, psychological distress and social competence in children with Cloacal Exstrophy
Baker Towell, D.M. and Towell, A. 2003. A preliminary investigation into quality of life, psychological distress and social competence in children with Cloacal Exstrophy. Journal of Urology. 169 (5), pp. 1850-1853.

Functional outcome following stroke in children
Towell, A., Gordon, A., Ganesan, V. and Kirkham, F. 2002. Functional outcome following stroke in children. Journal of Child Neurology. 17 (6), pp. 429-434.

The impostor phenomenon in British university students: relationships between self-esteem, mental health, parental rearing style and socioeconomic status
Sonnak, C. and Towell, A. 2001. The impostor phenomenon in British university students: relationships between self-esteem, mental health, parental rearing style and socioeconomic status. Personality and Individual Differences. 31 (6), pp. 863-874.

Compliance and outcome in treatment-resistant anorexia and bulimia: a retrospective study
Baker Towell, D.M., Woodford, S., Reid, S., Rooney, B. and Towell, A. 2001. Compliance and outcome in treatment-resistant anorexia and bulimia: a retrospective study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 40 (2), pp. 189-195.

Intracranial identification of an electric frontal-cortex response to auditory stimulus change: a case study
Liasis, A., Towell, A., Alho, K. and Boyd, S. 2001. Intracranial identification of an electric frontal-cortex response to auditory stimulus change: a case study. Cognitive Brain Research. 11 (2), pp. 227-233.

Auditory event-related potentials in the assessment of auditory processing disorders: a pilot study
Liasis, A., Bamiou, D.E., Campbell, P. and Towell, A. 2001. Auditory event-related potentials in the assessment of auditory processing disorders: a pilot study. Neuropediatrics. 34, pp. 23-29.

Does the pre-frontal cortex contribute to movement-related potentials? Recordings from subdural electrodes
Jahanshahi, M., Dirnberger, G., Liasis, A., Towell, A. and Boyd, S. 2001. Does the pre-frontal cortex contribute to movement-related potentials? Recordings from subdural electrodes. Neurocase. 7 (6), pp. 495-501.

Permalink - https://westminsterresearch.westminster.ac.uk/item/9172y/a-thematic-analysis-of-childrens-experiences-of-living-with-thalassemia-major-in-pakistan


Share this
Tweet
Email