Maldynia: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Illness of Chronic Pain, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover


Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Illness of Chronic Pain, 1st Edition

Edited by James Giordano

CRC Press

280 pages

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Whether initiated by injury or disease, induced and sustained by changes in the nervous system, or manifested by society and culture, chronic pain can change one's first-person experience of the body and the world, and ultimately impacts cognitions, emotions, and behavior. Many fine medical books address the causes and management of chronic intract

Table of Contents

Maldynia: The Illness of Chronic Pain. A Short History of Pain and Its Treatment. Pain Does Not Suffer Misprision: The Presence and Absence that is Pain. Understanding Suffering: The Phenomenology and Neurobiology of the Experience of Illness and of Pain. How (Can) I Feel Your Pain: The Problem of Empathy and Hermeneutics in Pain Care. Spirituality, Suffering and the Self. History of the Expression of Pain in Art. Maldynia as Muse: A Recent Experiment in the Visual Arts and Medical Humanities,. Maldynic Pain in Image and Experience: Engraving Meaning through Subtraction. Musical Representations of Physical Pain. Beyond Technology: Narrative in Pain Medicine. Psychological Assessment of Maldynic Pain: The Need for a Phenomenological Approach. Painism- A New Ethics: Richard Ryder's Moral Theory and Its Limitations. Maldynia: Chronic Pain, Complexity and Complementarity. A Clinical Ethics of Chronic Pain Management: Basis, Reason and Responsibilities. Children, Pain, and the Creation of Suffering: Toward an Ethic of Lamentation. Goal-Directed Health Care and the Chronic Pain Patient: A New Vision of the Healing Encounter. The Problem of Pain and the Moral Formation of Physicians.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience