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ERIC Number: EJ539351
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
"Symptom" and "Diagnosis" as Prototypes: Applying the Theory of Prototypes and the Notion of Fuzziness to the Study of a Doctor-Patient Interaction.
Wynn, Rolf
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v6 n2 p275-90 1996
Examines the concepts of "symptom" and "diagnosis" from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on elements from cognitive linguistics, clinical decision-making research, and conversation analysis. Specific focus is on how prototype theory and the notion of fuzziness can enhance the understanding of these concepts. (29 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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