Publication details [#17942]
Beach, Wayne A. 1996. Conversations about IIlness: Family Preoccupations with Bulimia. (Everyday communication: Case studies of behavior in context). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. xviii + 148 pp.
Book – monograph
This book presents an interactional study of a family's experience with a particular illness of one of its members, bulimia, by locating the notion of illness in the interactional details of a conversation between a grandmother and granddaughter.
Boyd, Elizabeth A. 2000. Review of W.A. Beach (1996: 'Conversations about illness: Family preoccupations with bulimia').. Language in Society 29 (3) : 423–425.