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Maldynia : multidisciplinary perspectives on the illness of chronic pain / edited by James Giordano.

[2011], ©2011
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"An in depth examination of maldynia, also known as chronic pain, this book explores pain as a bio-cultural phenomenon that necessitates reexamination of medical philosophy, ethics, education, and practice. It provides a historical account of pain and then frames it with contemporary neurobiological perspectives. This book supplies a foundation upon which to illustrate (1) how what we know about pain could and should influence medical education, and the scope, and value (s) of medical practice, and (2) how a knowledge of the history and present considerations of pain might help to construct meaningful, patient-centered medicine"--Provided by publisher.


Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2011], ©2011.

Physical description

xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
    PB /GIO
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