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Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing$
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Cheryl Mattingly and Linda Garro

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520218246

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520218246.001.0001

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Psychotherapy in Clients' Trajectories Across Contexts

Psychotherapy in Clients' Trajectories Across Contexts

Ole Dreier

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(p.237) Ten Psychotherapy in Clients' Trajectories Across Contexts
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Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing
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Cheryl Mattingly

Linda C. Garro

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0010

This chapter discusses themes that concern conflict, power, and legitimacy. It studies a series of interactions between a family psychotherapist and family members, and emphasizes the fragile and contested character of clinical interactions. It uses the constructs of “social contexts” and “social practices” to argue that contexts and practices provide the key structuring devices of daily life. The chapter also challenges the centrality of narrative as a model for social life in general.

Keywords:   clinical interactions, social contexts, social practices, structuring devices, narrative, social life, legitimacy, conflict, power

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