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Health-Care, Medical, and Mental Health Interpreting

  1. Claudia V. Angelelli

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0494

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Angelelli, C. V. 2012. Health-Care, Medical, and Mental Health Interpreting. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Health-care interpreting occurs between users and providers of health-care services (including mental health) who do not share the same language.

Keywords:

  • bilingualism;
  • intercultural communication;
  • language and social interaction;
  • heritage languages;
  • immigration and emigration;
  • interpretation;
  • interpreting