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ERIC Number: EJ555253
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0828-3893
Mothering as a Psychological Experience: A Grounded Theory Exploration.
Barlow, Constance A.; Cairns, Kathleen V.
Canadian Journal of Counselling, v31 n3 p232-47 Jul 1997
Used grounded theory to investigate women's experience of mothering. Conducted unstructured interviews with 11 mothers who had one or more children under 12 years old. Results focus on the psychological experience of mothering by considering the challenges and opportunities that childbirth and child rearing offer. Implications for marital counseling are given. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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