Publication details [#53490]

Plug, Leendert, Basil Sharrack and Markus Reuber. 2010. Seizure, Fit or Attack? The Use of Diagnostic Labels by Patients with Epileptic or Non-epileptic Seizures. Applied Linguistics 31 (1) : 99–114.
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Oxford University Press


This study evaluates patients’ own choices and their replies to a doctor's usage of various diagnostic labels for seizures via a qualitative and quantitative examination of doctor–patient interactions in a realistic hospital setting.