• The ambiguous suffering body – a way to discover meaning nuances of dignity 

      Bruun Lorentsen, Vibeke (OsloMet Avhandling 2021;Nr 4, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The body is the center of human experience. The bodily changes caused by cancer disease and treatment affect physical, psychological, social and existential dimensions of life. When meaning and knowledge have their origin ...
    • Fanget i en "fremmed kropp". Sykepleiers erfaringer med kroppslige endringer hos pasienter i palliativ fase 

      Bruun Lorentsen, Vibeke; Nåden, Dagfinn; Sæteren, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Hensikten med denne studien er å belyse hvilken betydning kroppslige endringer har for pasienter i den palliative fase ut fra sykepleiers perspektiv, og på hvilken måte sykepleier kan bidra til at pasienter om mulig forsoner ...
    • The meaning of dignity when the patients' bodies are falling apart 

      Bruun Lorentsen, Vibeke; Nåden, Dagfinn; Sæteren, Berit (Nursing Open;Volume 6, Issue 3, July 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-02)
      Background People with advanced cancer disease experience great bodily changes due to disease or treatment. They tend to feel ashamed when their bodies are subjected to such changes and they feel their dignity is ...
    • Understanding the Meaning of the Ambiguous Body - A Hermeneutic Concept Analysis of Flesh and Fleshly 

      Bruun Lorentsen, Vibeke; Nåden, Dagfinn; Sæteren, Berit (International Journal of Caring Sciences; VOLUME 12 ISSUE 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: When the body becomes sick it sends out signals that might be difficult to interpret for the suffering human being. If the patient has no concepts or language that helps him to understand what is going on in ...