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  • Nataly Woollett
  • Heena Brahmbhatt
  • Kate Dodd
  • Michelle Booth
  • Hayley Berman
  • Lucie Cluver
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-207
Number of pages11
JournalChildren and Youth Services Review
Early online date29 Apr 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017


Research that utilises non-verbal methods, such as drawings, are also increasingly recognised as particularly ethical as they offer research subjects active participation in the research process, authenti- cating their voice through their engagement, offering more develop- mentally appropriate means of accessing data, diminishing stress in the child/adolescent-adult interaction and providing a more comfortable method of engagement than language


This document is the Accepted Manuscript of the following article: Nataly Woollett, Heena Brahmbhatt, Kate Dodd, Michelle Booth, Hayley Berman, and Lucie Cluver, 'Revealing the impact of loss: Exploring mental health through the use of drawing/writing with HIV positive adolescents in Johannesburg', Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 77: 197-207, June 2017. Under embargo until 29 October 2018. The Version of Record is available online at © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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