Worlds of illness biographical and cultural perspectives on health and disease

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social medicine,
  • Clinical health psychology,
  • Sick -- Psychology,
  • Attitude to Health,
  • Psychology, Social

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

Statementedited by Alan Radley.
ContributionsRadley, Alan, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA418 .W67 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1742173M
ISBN 100415067693
LC Control Number92049154

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