• Concept of death and perceptions of bereavement in adults with intellectual disabilities.

      McEvoy, J; Machale, R; Tierney, E; School of Health & Science, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. john.mcevoy@dkit.ie (2012-02)
      Bereavement is potentially a time of disruption and emotional distress. For individuals with an intellectual disability (ID), a limited understanding of the concept of death may exacerbate this distress. The aim of the present study was to investigate how individuals with ID understand and explain death and make sense of life without the deceased.
    • 'Not enough people to look after you': an exploration of women's experiences of childbirth in the Republic of Ireland.

      Larkin, Patricia; Begley, Cecily M; Devane, Declan; School of Health and Science, Scoil na Sláinte agus na hEolaíochta, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co., Louth, Ireland. patricia.larkin@dkit.ie (2012-02)
      Women's experiences of childbirth have far reaching implications for their health and that of their babies. This paper describes an exploration of women's experiences of childbirth in the Republic of Ireland.