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Journal overview

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being (QHW) is a peer-reviewed international open access journal for health-related issues.

QHW provides a forum for the exchange of data, knowledge, theoretical framework and methods on health and well-being. The journal aims to further the development and understanding of qualitative research by using rigorous qualitative methodology of significance for issues related to human health and well-being.

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being publishes empirical research, with a national and/or international focus, as well as articles on:

  • Qualitative research approaches
  • Qualitatively-driven mixed-method designs
  • Qualitative methodological development
  • Meta-synthesis
  • Theoretical and philosophical issues related to qualitative research and health and well-being

QHW publishes original research articles, review articles and short communications. The journal operates a double anonymized peer review policy.

All articles will be made freely and permanently available online through gold open access publication.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

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