QMJC March 2022: Young people’s narratives of ‘getting better’
The latest discussion from the Qualitative Methods Journal Club (QMJC) is now available online, focusing on the way young people from a detoxification service and a rehabilitation service in Australia narrated their experiences of recovery.
The Qualitative Methods Journal Club met in March to discuss a study about young people’s stories of their progress through treatment, from initially ‘feeling disconnected’, to later ‘imagining a future’.
“This month’s article generated a lively discussion around the different ways that narrative inquiry can be used in drug-related research. Journal club members saw narratives as a great knowledge translation tool that could help make research findings available to participants, as well as policymakers.”
Original article: Using narratives to understand progress in youth alcohol and other drug treatment. By Mandy Wilson and colleagues. Published in the Qualitative Research Journal (2013).
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