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Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication (Reprint) (Paperback)
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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication consists of forty chapters that provide a broad, comprehensive, and systematic overview of the role that linguistics plays within health communication research and its applications.
The Handbook is divided into three sections:
- Individuals’ everyday health communication
- Health professionals’ communicative practices
- Patient-provider communication in interaction
Special attention is given to cross-cutting themes, including the role of technology in health communication, narrative, and observations of authentic, naturally-occurring contexts. The chapters are written by international authorities representing a wide range of perspectives and approaches.
Building on established work with cutting-edge studies on the changing health communication landscape, this volume will be an essential reference for all those involved in health communication and applied linguistics research and practice.