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Explaining illness : research, theory, and strategies / edited by Bryan B. Whaley.

  • Whaley, Bryan B.
[2000], ©2000
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Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, [2000], ©2000.

Physical description

xvi, 360 pages ; 24 cm.


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


The nature and language of illness explained / Teresa L. Thompson -- Managing uncertainty in illness explanation : an application of problematic integration theory / Austin S. Babrow, Stephen C. Hines, Chris R. Kasch -- Explaining illness through the mass media : the problem-solving perspective / Katherine E. Rowan -- Explaining illness as bad news : individual differences in explaining illness-related information / Cathy Gillotti, James Applegate -- Explaining illness to patients with limited literacy / Terry C. Davis, Mark V. Williams, William T. Branch, Kristen W. Green -- Explaining illness : an examination of message strategies and gender / Anne S. Gabbard-Alley -- Explaining illness to older adults : the complexities of the provider-patient interaction as we age / John F. Nussbaum, Loretta Pecchioni, Jo Anna Grant, Annette Folwell -- Explaining illness to children : theory, strategies, and future inquiry / Bryan B. Whaley -- Pharmacists' new communicative role : explaining illness and medicine to patients / Jon C. Schommer -- Native Americans explaining illness : storytelling as illness experience / Lillian Tom-Orme -- Explaining illness to Latinos : cultural foundations and messages / Denice Cora-Bramble, LaShaun Williams -- Explaining illness to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans : culture, communication, and boundary regulation / Gust A. Yep -- Explaining illness to African Americans : employing cultural concerns with strategies / Carolyn Stroman -- Commentary and continued concerns / Barbara Korsch


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