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Talking About Health: Why Communication Matters
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date May 18, 2009
Pages 194
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405177573
ISBN-10 1405177578
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $115.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all.
  • Organized around six key questions about health and communication:  How ‘Normal’ am I? What are My ‘Risk’ Factors? Why Don’t We Get ‘Care’? Is the Public Good ‘Good’ for Me? Who Profits from My Health? and What’s Politics Got to Do with It?
  • Provides readers with specific tools which which to better navigate the healthcare system
  • Translates what we know about communication and health into useful guidelines for everyday practice
  • Includes discussions of politics and healthcare, genetic testing, and alternative care
  • The author's blog http://whyhealthcommunication.com/whc_blog/ focuses on why communicating about health can make a difference in our health and our quality of life


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Hardcover
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from Blackwell Pub (May 18, 2009)
9781405177573 | details & prices | 194 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $115.95
About: Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781405177566
 
from Blackwell Pub (May 18, 2009)
9781405177566 | details & prices | 194 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $41.95
About: Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all.
Miscellaneous
from Blackwell Pub (April 14, 2009)
9781444310825 | details & prices | 208 pages | List price $94.95

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