lived experience

lived experience

(lĭvd)
The subjective perception of one's experience of health or illness. Associated with Rosemarie Parse's Nursing Theory of Human becoming, universal lived experiences are people's perceptions of their personal health-related experiences.
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Recovery college co-ordinator Ann Butler added: "People who have lived experience of mental health can offer insight, empathy and understanding while using their own experiences to help others.
From Disney products and characters, to animated movies, to yearly theme park vacations, the Disney experience is often mentioned and highly regarded as a favorable aspect on their lived experience.
Living away from blessings: School failure as lived experience.
The research projects presented in this book, such as the lived experience of lesbian women in gynaecological services, and the experience of women with severe pre-eclampsia, help reveal a world often concealed from us in practice.
As a process, recovery can been described as the lived experience of personal growth and search for meaning after the onset of mental illness.
Research is underdeveloped, however, on the patients' lived experience of coping with a VAD.
For example, growing up in a time of war or peace makes a difference in lived experience.
Although Hsiung's style is idiosyncratic, and although the book contains errors of Romanization and a few infelicitous translations, her poignant examples capture nuance and evoke sentiments that bring us face to face with lived experience, offering a vital counterpoint to the prescriptive texts she analyzes so deftly.
The strength of this book lies in its unflagging attention to nuance and its reliance on lived experience.
The added time and effort required to use courseware does not guarantee the creation of authentic learning contexts--teaching that is grounded in students' own lived experience and concern for the larger world of which they are a part (O' Hair, McLaughlin, & Reitzug, 2000).
While significant portions of the dialog feel stilted, The Roman Conspiracy does convey the lived experience of this ancient culture through descriptive scenes and settings.
His lived experience with the subject allows him to write lucidly and effortlessly but not in an intimidating way.