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'When you're 85, then I'll call you old': Age and identity in health care interactions (2016-  )

Investigators

Abstract

This project analyses existing video recordings of clinicians and patients in routine primary care consultations from the ARCH corpus and from the One in a Million Archive of Primary Care Consultations recorded by researchers at the University of Bristol. The study investigates how health professionals and patients in the UK and NZ talk about age and ageing, negotiate the various social meanings attached to age and ageing, and how these practices influence mutual understanding and health outcomes.

Funding

University of Otago Research Fund

Presentations

  • Hilder, J., Stubbe, M., & Weatherall, A. (2017). 'When you're 85, then I'll call you old': Age categorisation as an interactional resource in healthcare consultations. (part of a panel on “Stage of life categories: Morality and identity work in talk in interaction” Belfast, Ireland, 16-21 July 2017). Proceedings of the 15th International Pragmatics Conference. (pp. 306-307).
  • Hilder, J., Stubbe, M., & Weatherall, A. (2017). 'When you're 85, then I'll call you old': Age and identity in health care interactions. Proceedings of the Primary Health Care and General Practice Research Weekend.

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