5. Health Identities

  1. Andrew McKinlay1 and
  2. Chris McVittie2

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch5

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2011) Health Identities, in Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191197

Online ISBN: 9781444397222

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Keywords:

  • Health Identities;
  • Identities and Health;
  • Doctor/patient consultations;
  • individual pathology;
  • ‘balance of good health’;
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD);
  • authority to speak;
  • patient information leaflets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Identities and Health

  • Contexts of Health and Identity

  • Identity Challenges

  • Discussion