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Communicating Health and Illness

ISBN-10: 0761964754

ISBN-13: 9780761964759

Edition: 2001

Authors: Richard Gwyn

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Description:

In this book, Richard Gwyn demonstrates the centrality of discourse analysis to an understanding of health and communication.
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 12/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
The Body, Disease and Discourse
'Lay' Talk about Illness
Power, Asymmetry and Decision-Making in Medical Encounters
The Media, Expert Opinion and Health Scares
Metaphors of Sickness and Recovery
Narrative and the Voicing of Illness
Conclusion