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Constructions of sex and intimacy after cancer: Q methodology study of people with cancer, their partners, and health professionals

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Cancer, May 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (88th percentile)

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13 tweeters
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1 Google+ user

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Title
Constructions of sex and intimacy after cancer: Q methodology study of people with cancer, their partners, and health professionals
Published in
BMC Cancer, May 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2407-13-270
Pubmed ID
Authors

Janette Perz, Jane M Ussher, Emilee Gilbert

Abstract

The increasing number of individuals living with cancer has led to a focus on the quality of life of survivors, and their families. Sexual wellbeing is a central component of quality of life, with a growing body of research demonstrating the association between cancer and changes to sexuality and intimacy. However, little is known about patient and professional understanding of cancer and sexuality post-cancer. This study was designed to explore the complex perspectives that people with personal and professional experience with cancer hold about sexuality in the context of cancer.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 101 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 13%
Student > Master 13 13%
Student > Bachelor 10 10%
Other 8 8%
Other 26 25%
Unknown 17 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 28%
Psychology 24 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 15%
Social Sciences 7 7%
Arts and Humanities 2 2%
Other 7 7%
Unknown 19 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 May 2018.
All research outputs
#2,307,839
of 21,200,018 outputs
Outputs from BMC Cancer
#438
of 7,605 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,752
of 174,509 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Cancer
#1
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