An exploration of the aspirations and future orientation of young people from low-income families

Fehily, Orla

Clinical psychology
June 2015

Thesis or dissertation


Rights
© 2015 Orla Fehily. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission of the copyright holder.
Abstract

Part One: A systematic literature review, in which the available research regarding effective mental health services for low-income, working age adults, is reviewed.

Part Two: A qualitative investigation using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) to explore the aspirations and future orientation of adolescents from low-income families. This includes adolescents’ perceptions of their future, influences on aspiration formation and perceived barriers and facilitators.

Part Three: Appendices including all relevant documents to the systematic literature review and empirical paper. The appendices also include a reflective statement and epistemological statement.

Publisher
Department of Psychological Health and Wellbeing, The University of Hull
Qualification level
Doctoral
Qualification name
ClinPsyD
Language
English
Extent
718 KB
Identifier
hull:12428
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