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Fereshteh Pirooz

AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


  • Original Article   
    Explaining Social Well-being in the Perspective of Retired Men of the Armed Forces: A Qualitative Content Analysis
    Author(s): Pouya Farokhnezhad Afshar, Fereshteh Pirooz* and Mehdi Ajri-Khameslou

    Introduction: The social well-being is a dimension of individual health which is neglected in medical sciences. It has a significant effect on the quality of life and health. Thus, this study was conducted aiming at explaining social well-being from the perspective of the retired men of the armed forces. Method: This is a qualitative content analysis. The nine retired men of the armed forces participated in this study. The sampling started and proceeded purposefully until the saturation of the data. The data were collected through a semi-structured interview. The data analysis was conducted using the directed content analysis approach of Hsieh and Shannon (2005) using MAXQDA v.11 software. Results: Data analysis led to the extraction of 400 initial codes in six generic categories, including social integrat.. Read More»

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