Narratives, health, and healing: Communication theory, research, and practice

Harter, L., Japp, P. M., & Beck, C. S. (Eds.). (2005). Narratives, health, and healing: Communication theory, research, and practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

  • Overview of Narrative and Health Communication Theorizing: Introduction by Phyllis M. Japp, Lynn M. Harter, and Christina S. Beck (pp. 1-6)
  • Harter, L. M., Japp, P.M., & Beck, C. S. Vital problematics of narrative theorizing about health and healing (pp. 7-30).
  • Babrow, A. S., Kline, K. N., & Rawlins, W. K. Narrating problems and problematizing narratives: Linking problematic integration and narrative theory in telling stories about our health (pp. 31-52).
  • Japp, P. M. Personal Narratives and Public Dialogues: Introduction (pp. 53-60).
  • Beck, C. S. Becoming the story: Narratives as collaborative, social enactments of individual, relational, and public identities (pp. 61-82).
  • Harter, L. M., Kirby, E. L., Edwards, A., & McClanahan, A. Time, technology, and meritocracy: The disciplining of women’s bodies in narrative constructions of age-related infertility (pp. 83-106).
  • Japp, P., M., & Japp, D. K. Desperately seeking legitimacy: Narratives of a biomedically invisible disease (pp. 107-130).
  • Workman, T. Death as the representative anecdote in the construction of the collegiate “binge-drinking” problem (pp. 131-148).
  • Carabas, T., & Harter, L. M. State-induced illness and forbidden stories: The role of storytelling in healing individual and social traumas in Romania (pp. 149-168).
  • Singhal, A., Chitnis, K. & Sengupta, A. Cross-border mass-mediated health narratives: Narrative transparency, “safe sex,” and Indian viewers (pp. 169-188).
  • Harter, L. M. Narrating and organizing health care events and resources: Introduction (pp. 189-196).
  • Rawlins, W. K. Our family’s physician (pp. 197-216).
  • Morgan-Witte, J. Narrative knowledge development among caregivers: Stories from the nurses’ station (pp. 217-236).
  • Sunwolf, L. R. F., & Keränen, L. Rx story-prescription: The healing effects of storytelling and storylistening in the practice of medicine (pp. 237-257).
  • Ragan, S. L., Mindt, T., & Wittenberg-Lyles, E. Narrative medicine and education in palliative care (pp. 259-276).
  • Buzzanell, P. M. & Ellingson, L. L. Contesting narratives of workplace maternity (pp. 277-294).
  • Miller, M. Z., Martin, P. G., & Beatty, K. C. Wholeness in a breaking world: Narratives as sustenance for peace (pp. 295-310).\
  • Beck, C. S. Narrative sense-making about self and other: Introduction (pp. 311-324).
  • Sharf, B. F. How I fired my surgeon and embraced an alternate narrative (pp. 325-342).
  • Beach, W. A., & Madelbaum, J. “My mom had a stroke”: Understanding how patients raise and providers respond to psychosocial concerns (pp. 343-364).
  • Keeley, M. P., & Koenig, J. K. Constructing life and death through final conversation narratives (pp. 365-390).
  • Bosticco, C., & Thompson, T. L. An examination of the role of narratives and storytelling in bereavement (pp. 391-412).
  • O’Hair, D., Scannel, D., * Thompson, S. Agency Through Narrative: Patients Managing Cancer Care   in a Challenging Environment (pp. 413-432)
  • Beck, C. S., Harter, L., M., & Japp, P. M. Afterword: Continuing the conversation: Reflections on our emergent scholarly narratives (pp. 433-444).