Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines

Communication interculturelle en psychiatrie: enjeux linguistiques

Molina, María Eugenia

In: Revue Tranel (Travaux neuchâtelois de linguistique), 2002, vol. 36, p. 101-112

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    Summary
    Intercultural communication in hospitals has already been the object of many inter-disciplinary studies. In the present article, my analysis will focus on two aspects: first, intercultural communication in psychiatry, and secondly, their linguistic consequences. I am interested in an approach of the «intercultural» notion that strives to identify knowledge and understanding. This is a similar approach in psychiatric consultation during which decoding the subjects’ implications and negotiations are used for constructing not only inter-comprehension but also the means for recovery.