Social Theory & Health

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 170–183

Health Narratives, Time Perspectives and Self-Images

  • Brian Roberts
Original Article

DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.sth.8700027

Cite this article as:
Roberts, B. Soc Theory Health (2004) 2: 170. doi:10.1057/palgrave.sth.8700027


This article considers a series of conceptual elements for an analysis of the connections between narrative – the telling of the life, the construction of time perspectives of past/present and future through memory, and the formation of images of self and health.1


health narrativestime perspectivesself; life projectmemory

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Roberts
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioural Sciences, Ramsden Building, The University of HuddersfieldQueensgateUK