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Agents in time: Representations of chronic illness

Jowsey, Tanisha; Ward, Nathaniel; Gardner, Karen


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Indigenous people of Australia. The prevalence and burden of chronic disease among them is significantly higher than that of non-Indigenous Australians. This paper describes the chronic illness experiences of 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban areas in terms of their strategic representations of self. Participants in this study used techniques of revealing and concealing chronic illness. These strategies were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Sociology Review
DOI: 10.5172/hesr.2013.22.3.243


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