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Jessica Young

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of General Practice and Rural Health (DSM)
QualificationsBPhEd(Hons) MPhEd
Research summaryMedical sociology
Memberships
  • Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand

Research

Jessica is involved in a number of studies where she draws on her interests in the sociology of health, illness, and medicine.

  • Understanding the views of people approaching the end of life about assisted dying (PhD topic)
  • Engaging the public using citizens' deliberation on euthanasia and assisted dying legislation change
  • Medical education research about the Safe and Effective Clinical Outcomes Clinic
  • Person-centred social network health delivery research on the concept of 'Communities of Clinical Practice'
  • MUSSALS (Medically Unexplained Symptoms And Living Successfully)

Additional details

Jessica is a PhD candidate supervised by the Departments of General Practice and Rural Health, Preventive and Social Medicine, and the Bioethics Centre.

Publications

Jaye, C., Lomax-Sawyers, I., Young, J., & Egan, R. (2019). The people speak: Social media on euthanasia/assisted dying. Medical Humanities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2018-011565

Young, J., Poole, U., Mohamed, F., Jian, S., Williamson, M., Ross, J., Jaye, C., Radue, P., & Egan, T. (2019). Exploring the value of social network 'care maps' in the provision of long-term conditions care. Chronic Illness. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1742395319836463

Young, J., Jaye, C., Egan, T., Williamson, M., Askerud, A., Radue, P., & Penese, M. (2018). Communities of clinical practice in action: Doing whatever it takes. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine, 22(2), 109-127. doi: 10.1177/1363459316688515

McKinlay, E., Young, J., & Gray, B. (2018). General practice and patients' views of the social networks of patients with multimorbidity. Journal of Primary Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1071/HC17050

Jaye, C., Young, J., Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., Cunningham, W., & Radue, P. (2018). The healthy lifestyle in longevity narratives. Social Theory & Health, 16(4), 361-378. doi: 10.1057/s41285-018-0062-9

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Lomax-Sawyers, I., Young, J., & Egan, R. (2019). The people speak: Social media on euthanasia/assisted dying. Medical Humanities. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2018-011565

Young, J., Poole, U., Mohamed, F., Jian, S., Williamson, M., Ross, J., Jaye, C., Radue, P., & Egan, T. (2019). Exploring the value of social network 'care maps' in the provision of long-term conditions care. Chronic Illness. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1742395319836463

Young, J., Jaye, C., Egan, T., Williamson, M., Askerud, A., Radue, P., & Penese, M. (2018). Communities of clinical practice in action: Doing whatever it takes. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine, 22(2), 109-127. doi: 10.1177/1363459316688515

Jaye, C., Young, J., Egan, R., Llewellyn, R., Cunningham, W., & Radue, P. (2018). The healthy lifestyle in longevity narratives. Social Theory & Health, 16(4), 361-378. doi: 10.1057/s41285-018-0062-9

McKinlay, E., Young, J., & Gray, B. (2018). General practice and patients' views of the social networks of patients with multimorbidity. Journal of Primary Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1071/HC17050

Jaye, C., Young, J., Egan, T., & Williamson, M. (2018). Moral economy and moral capital in the community of clinical practice. Qualitative Health Research, 28(4), 523-533. doi: 10.1177/1049732317740347

Young, J., Egan, R., Walker, S., Graham-DeMello, A., & Jackson, C. (2018). The euthanasia debate: Synthesising the evidence on New Zealander's attitudes. Kōtuitui. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2018.1532915

Hall, K. H., Michael, J., Jaye, C., & Young, J. (2018). General practitioners' ethical decision-making: Does being a patient themselves make a difference? Clinical Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1477750918790019

Young, J., Jaye, C., Williamson, M., & Egan, T. (2017). The valuing of 'good care' within neoliberal times: The importance of relationship activities. New Zealand Sociology, 32(2), 81-104.

Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2017). Living into death: A case for an iterative, fortified and cross-sector approach to advance care planning. Anthropology & Medicine, 24(3), 350-365. doi: 10.1080/13648470.2017.1285000

Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2017). Employing imaginative rationality: Using metaphor when discussing death [Brief report]. Journal of Medical Humanities, 43(1), 71-72. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2016-011014

Llewellyn, R., Cunningham, W., Jaye, C., Young, J., Egan, R., & Radue, P. (2017). 'Why worry about something you can't control?': Negotiated risk, longevity and health behaviours. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine, 21(3), 259-277. doi: 10.1177/1363459317695869

Young, J., Egan, T., Jaye, C., Williamson, M., Askerud, A., Radue, P., & Penese, M. (2017). Shared care requires a shared vision: Communities of clinical practice in a primary care setting. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(17-18), 2689-2702. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13762

Llewellyn, R., Jaye, C., Egan, R., Cunningham, W., Young, J., & Radue, P. (2016). Cracking open death: Death conversations in primary care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(4), 303-311. doi: 10.1071/HC15058

Young, J. E., Williamson, M. I., & Egan, T. G. (2016). Students' reflections on the relationships between safe learning environments, learning challenge and positive experiences of learning in a simulated GP clinic. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 21(1), 63-77. doi: 10.1007/s10459-015-9611-3

Young, J., Egan, T., Williamson, M., Jaye, C., Kenrick, K., Ross, J., & Radue, P. (2016). An exercise to map patient-centred care networks. Clinical Teacher, 13(6), 448-450. doi: 10.1111/tct.12459

Jaye, C., Hale, B., Butler, M., McKechnie, R., Robertson, L., Simpson, J., Tordoff, J., & Young, J. (2015). One of us: Stories from two New Zealand rest homes. Journal of Aging Studies, 35, 135-143. doi: 10.1016/j.jaging.2015.08.010

Young, J., & Burrows, L. (2013). Finding the ‘self’ after weight loss surgery: Two women’s experiences. Feminism & Psychology, 23(4), 498-516. doi: 10.1177/0959353513500471

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Journal - Research Other

Egan, T. G., Jaye, C., Young, J., & Williamson, M. (2017). Re: Margaret McCartney: The social care system has become inherently unsafe: Putting social care on the map. BMJ, 357, j2329. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2329

Young, J. (2016). Rethinking how we see and respond to fatness [Guest editorial]. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(4), 281-282. doi: 10.1071/HCv8n4_ED2

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