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Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff

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Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff. / Stewart, Duncan; Burrow, Heather; Duckworth, Alex; Dhillon, Jasbir; Fife, Sarah; Kelly, Siobhan; Marsh-Picksley, Sophie; Massey, Emma; O'Sullivan, John; Qureshi, Maria; Wright, Steve; Bowers, Len.

In: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 24, No. 1, 02.2015, p. 82-90.

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Stewart, D, Burrow, H, Duckworth, A, Dhillon, J, Fife, S, Kelly, S, Marsh-Picksley, S, Massey, E, O'Sullivan, J, Qureshi, M, Wright, S & Bowers, L 2015, 'Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 82-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12107

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Stewart, D., Burrow, H., Duckworth, A., Dhillon, J., Fife, S., Kelly, S., ... Bowers, L. (2015). Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24(1), 82-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12107

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Stewart D, Burrow H, Duckworth A, Dhillon J, Fife S, Kelly S et al. Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2015 Feb;24(1):82-90. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12107

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Stewart, Duncan ; Burrow, Heather ; Duckworth, Alex ; Dhillon, Jasbir ; Fife, Sarah ; Kelly, Siobhan ; Marsh-Picksley, Sophie ; Massey, Emma ; O'Sullivan, John ; Qureshi, Maria ; Wright, Steve ; Bowers, Len. / Thematic analysis of psychiatric patients' perceptions of nursing staff. In: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 2015 ; Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 82-90.

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