Exploring embodied and located experience: memory work as a method for drug research

Anderson, Katie ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3156-7427 and McGrath, Laura (2014) Exploring embodied and located experience: memory work as a method for drug research. International Journal of Drug Policy, 25 (6) . pp. 1135-1138. ISSN 0955-3959 [Article] (doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.08.008)

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• Memory Work involves the production of specific, detailed memories which are then discussed as a group. The advantages of this method for researching drug experiences are discussed.

• The process is participant-led, as participants write their memories, and take part in the analysis.

• Memories are particularly rich in the detail of embodied, situated experiences.

• The combination of the written memories and participant reflections and sense making in the discussion creates a particularly rich data set.

• Disadvantages include the level of literacy, and commitment to the process, needed by participants.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology
Item ID: 28964
Notes on copyright: © 2014. This author's accepted manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
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Depositing User: Katie Anderson
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2020 09:02
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2022 12:02
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28964

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