Social Theory & Health

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 170–183

Health Narratives, Time Perspectives and Self-Images

  • Brian Roberts
Original Article


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 narratives time perspectives self; life project memory 


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd 2004

Authors and Affiliations

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

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