Health Narratives

RHMS 320 Health Narratives

Theories of narrative as they apply to communication about health and illness; role of narratives in creating health- or illness-related identity, securing social support, creating communities. Competing narratives in interactions with health care providers. Impact of narratives in public and private medical decision-making.  Prerequisites: RHMS 100. Restrictions: Junior standing required.

The website for the Spring 2016 course is publicly available.

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