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Explaining Illness Research, Theory, and Strategies (Volume in Lea"s Communication Series) by Bryan B. Whaley

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English


  • Medical anthropology,
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Communication,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Physician & Patient,
  • Communication in medicine,
  • Disease,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Physician and patient

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11280910M
ISBN 100805831126
ISBN 109780805831122

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