The illness experience: state of knowledge and perspectives for research

The illness experience: state of knowledge and perspectives for research Abstract Over the last quarter of a century, research on the illness experience has thrived. Publications on this subject are reviewed in relation to three themes: subjectivity; coping actions and strategies for managing everyday life; and the social structure. Sociology of Health and Illness has contributed significantly to this field. In conclusion, research perspectives are suggested for tackling the problems in passing from a micro to a macro level of analysis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociology of Health & Illness Wiley

The illness experience: state of knowledge and perspectives for research

Sociology of Health & Illness, Volume 25 (3) – Apr 1, 2003

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Wiley
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Copyright © 2003 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
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0141-9889
eISSN
1467-9566
DOI
10.1111/1467-9566.t01-1-00337
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Abstract

Abstract Over the last quarter of a century, research on the illness experience has thrived. Publications on this subject are reviewed in relation to three themes: subjectivity; coping actions and strategies for managing everyday life; and the social structure. Sociology of Health and Illness has contributed significantly to this field. In conclusion, research perspectives are suggested for tackling the problems in passing from a micro to a macro level of analysis.

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Sociology of Health & IllnessWiley

Published: Apr 1, 2003

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