The Resource Communicating health and illness, Richard Gwyn

Communicating health and illness, Richard Gwyn

Label
Communicating health and illness
Title
Communicating health and illness
Statement of responsibility
Richard Gwyn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This accessible book provides a cogent review of the literature on discourse analysis as it pertains to medical and health matters. It demonstrates the centrality of discourse analysis to an understanding of health and communication. Introducing original research from his own studies, Richard Gwyn focuses on language and communication issues
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
306.461014
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
R118
LC item number
.G89 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Communicating health and illness, Richard Gwyn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Key to Transcription Symbols; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- The Body, Disease and Discourse; Chapter 2 -- 'Lay' Talk about Health and Illness; Chapter 3 -- Power, Asymmetry and Decision Making in Medical Encounters; Chapter 4 -- The Media, Expert Opinion and Health Scares; Chapter 5 -- Metaphors of Sickness and Recovery; Chapter 6 -- Narrative and the Voicing of Illness; Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
ocm79863631
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781446219553
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map, 1 portrait
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35693733
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)79863631
  • pebcs1412932300
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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