Discourse Features Of Mental Health

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Discourse features of mental health community have been studied by many scholars. As Morrow (2006) described, there are numerous studies of doctor/patient interaction and of the interaction between other health care professionals and their clients. The research of online community that has gained increased attention by public media and health experts (Wolf et al, 2013) appeared, and there was also critical discourse analysis on the pro-anorexia movement (Knapton, 2013). From these researches, I am able to see that discourse features tend to be different due to different participates, for example, people who are suffering from eating disorder and those who recovered from it tend to use different words and different punctuation
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This article was classified in the section of “Health & Science”. Readers can share this article to Facebook, twitter or send it to a friend by email. The author, Aleszu Bajak, was described in the end of the article as a freelance journalist covering science, teaches journalism at the Media Innovation Program at Northeastern University in Boston. He use a lot of quotations, both direct and indirect, to express negative feelings of people who are suffering from BPD. To submit comments, participants need to follow a discussion and submission guidelines which include rules like all comment section after 14 days, not to submit inappropriate contents and be at least 13 year of age. These rules ensure participants to be fully responsible for the comments that they submit, and keep the interaction enjoyable and interesting for all the users. There are over two hundred comments in total after this article and I focused on the ‘most liked’ ones. Participants tend to use first person pronoun, mostly sharing their own or their families’ experiences, providing evidences and additional detail to the article. There were also negative emotion words, very few exclamation marks or question marks, but more ellipses to show uncertainty and helpless.

Paré 's (2014) article introduces rhetorical genre theory (RGT). RGT tells researchers how to do qualitative research, how to write correctly in different
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