Dr Anne Grinyer

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

My research since 1999 has been in the field of teenage and young adult cancer, with a specific focus on the psycho-social impact relating to lifestage and the effect on family dynamics, care-settings, long-term survivorship and end of life care.

F01-B Hospice Professionals’ Experiences with Suicide and Hastened Death in Washington State
Gerson, S., Grinyer, A., Bingley, A., Froggatt, K. 7/12/2016
Meeting abstract

The study of mental distress and the (re)construction of identities in men and women with experience of long-term mental distress
Timander, A., Grinyer, A., Möller, A. 27/03/2015 In: Disability and Society. 30, 3, p. 327-339. 13 p.
Journal article

A bereavement group for parents whose son or daughter died from cancer: how shared experience can lessen isolation
Grinyer, A. 11/2012 In: Mortality. 17, 4, p. 338-354. 17 p.
Journal article

Palliative and end of life care for children and young people: home, hospice, hospital
Grinyer, A. 02/2012 2nd ed. ed. Oxford : Blackwell. 184 p. ISBN: 978-0-470-65614-3.

The value of interviewing on multiple occasions or longitudinally
Grinyer, A., Thomas, C. 2012 In: The Sage handbook of interview research. Thousand Oaks : Sage p. 219-230. 12 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Teenage and young adult palliative and end of life care service evaluation
Grinyer, A., Barbarachild, Z. 04/2011 Teenage Cancer Trust.
Commissioned report

When a hospice in not a haven: case report
Swarbrick, P., Grinyer, A., Payne, S. 01/2011 In: Progress in Palliative Care. 19, 1, p. 22-24. 3 p.
Journal article

Dying as a teenager or young person
Grinyer, A. 2011 In: Death, dying, and social differences. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 118-125. 8 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The late effects of mantle field radiotherapy : the information and support needs of women survivors of Hodgkin's disease.
Grinyer, A. 07/2010 In: European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 14, 3, p. 183-189. 7 p.
Journal article

Issues of Power, Control and Choice in Children's Hospice Respite Care Services: a qualitative study
Grinyer, A. 2010 In: International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 14, 5, p. 505-510. 5 p.
Journal article

Contrasting parental perspectives with those of teenagers and young adults with cancer: Comparing the findings from two qualitative studies.
Grinyer, A. 07/2009 In: European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 13, 3, p. 200-206. 7 p.
Journal article

Life after cancer in adolescence and young adulthood: the experience of survivorship
Grinyer, A. 2009 London : Routledge. 194 p. ISBN: 9780415477031.

The ethics of the secondary analysis and continuing usage of qualitative data.
Grinyer, A. 2009 In: Social Research Update. Issue, p. 1-4. 4 p.
Journal article

The impact of cancer on parents of adolescents and young people.
Grinyer, A. 2008 In: Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults. Oxford : Blackwell p. 44-58. 15 p. ISBN: 9781405130943.

The biographical impact of teenage and adolescent cancer.
Grinyer, A. 2007 In: Chronic Illness. 3, 4, p. 265-277. 13 p.
Journal article

The ethics of Internet usage in health and personal narratives research.
Grinyer, A. 2007 In: Social Research Update. Issue
Journal article

Young people living with cancer: implications for policy and practice.
Grinyer, A. 2007 Open University Press. 182 p. ISBN: 0335221548.

Caring for a young adult with cancer: The impact on mothers' health.
Grinyer, A. 07/2006 In: Health and Social Care in the Community. 14, 4, p. 311-318. 8 p.
Journal article

Telling the story of illness and death.
Grinyer, A. 2006 In: Auto/Biography. 14, p. 206-222. 17 p.
Journal article

Personal agendas in emotionally demanding research.
Grinyer, A. 2005 In: Social Research Update. Issue
Journal article

The Narrative Correspondence Method: What a Follow-Up Study Can Tell Us about the Longer Term Effect on Participants in Emotionally Demanding Research.
Grinyer, A. 12/2004 In: Qualitative Health Research. 14, 10, p. 1326-1341. 16 p.
Journal article

The importance of place of death in young adults with terminal cancer.
Grinyer, A., Thomas, C. 05/2004 In: Mortality. 9, 2, p. 114-131. 18 p.
Journal article

Young adults with cancer: parents' interaction with health professionals.
Grinyer, A. 03/2004 In: European Journal of Cancer Care. 13, 1, p. 88-95. 8 p.
Journal article

A quantitative investigation into women's experiences after a miscarriage : implications for the primary healthcare team.
Wong, M.K., Crawford, T., Gask, L., Grinyer, A. 09/2003 In: British Journal of General Practice. 53, 494, p. 697-702. 6 p.
Journal article

Cancer in young adults: through parents’ eyes.
Grinyer, A. 2002 Buckingham : Open University Press. 194 p. ISBN: 0335212301.

Companions Through Cancer. [Plenary speakers]
Thomas, C., Grinyer, A. 2002

The anonymity of research participants : assumptions, ethics and practicalities.
Grinyer, A. 2002 Surrey : University of Surrey
Working paper

Young adults with cancer : the effects of the illness on parents and families.
Grinyer, A., Thomas, C. 04/2001 In: International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 7, 4, p. 162-170. 9 p.
Journal article

Ethical dilemmas in non-clinical health research.
Grinyer, A. 03/2001 In: Nursing Ethics. 8, 2, p. 123-132. 10 p.
Journal article

Young adults and life-stage issues; the effects on parents and Families. [Plenary speakers]
Thomas, C., Grinyer, A. 2001

Young adults with cancer: how their life stage affects parents and Families. [Poster]
Grinyer, A., Thomas, C. 2001

Sickness absence as risk-taking behaviour: a study of organisational and cultural factors in the public sector.
Grinyer, A., Singleton, V. 2000 In: Health, Risk and Society. 2, 1, p. 7-21. 15 p.
Journal article

Anticipating the problems of contract social research.
Grinyer, A. 1999 In: Social Research Update. 27
Journal article

New paradigm : new policies, healthcare and the new genetics in Britain and Germany.
Grinyer, A., Hedgecoe, A., Kohner, N., Turner, J. 1999 London : Genetic Interest Group.

Risk, The Real World and Naive Sociology.
Grinyer, A. 1995 In: Medicine, Health and Risk. Oxford : Blackwell p. 31-51. 21 p. ISBN: 0631194843.

AZT kill or cure? The social essences of scientific authority.
Grinyer, A. 11/1994 In: The Sociological Review. 42, 4, p. 686-702. 17 p.
Journal article

Accidental nuclear war
Grinyer, A., Smoker, P. 1986 In: Medicine, Conflict and Survival. 2, 2, p. 139-140. 2 p.
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