The Resource Worlds of illness : biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease, edited by Alan Radley, (electronic resource)

Worlds of illness : biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease, edited by Alan Radley, (electronic resource)

Label
Worlds of illness : biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease
Title
Worlds of illness
Title remainder
biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan Radley
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines peoples experience of illness, their understanding of what it means to be healthy, and illuminates the different worlds of the sick and healthy. First known book to do this in one volume
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 306.4/61
  • 616.0019
  • 616/.001/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA418
LC item number
.W67 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Radley, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social medicine
  • Clinical health psychology
  • Sick
Label
Worlds of illness : biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease, edited by Alan Radley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Constructing discourses about health and their social determinants; Social class and the contextualization of illness experience; Attitude of mind as a means of resisting illness; Religion and illness; Chronic illness and the pursuit of virtue in everyday life; The role of metaphor in adjustment to chronic illness; Why do the victims blame themselves?; Towards the reconstruction of an organic mental disorder; The world of illness of the closed head injured
  • On knowing the patient: experiences of nurses undertaking careName index; Subject index;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (218 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134789368
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000256295
  • (EBL)180160
  • (OCoLC)304072208
  • (SSID)ssj0000274779
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11244279
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000274779
  • (PQKBWorkID)10330809
  • (PQKB)10194917
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC180160
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000256295
Label
Worlds of illness : biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease, edited by Alan Radley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Constructing discourses about health and their social determinants; Social class and the contextualization of illness experience; Attitude of mind as a means of resisting illness; Religion and illness; Chronic illness and the pursuit of virtue in everyday life; The role of metaphor in adjustment to chronic illness; Why do the victims blame themselves?; Towards the reconstruction of an organic mental disorder; The world of illness of the closed head injured
  • On knowing the patient: experiences of nurses undertaking careName index; Subject index;
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (218 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134789368
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000256295
  • (EBL)180160
  • (OCoLC)304072208
  • (SSID)ssj0000274779
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11244279
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000274779
  • (PQKBWorkID)10330809
  • (PQKB)10194917
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC180160
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000256295

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