The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering
- Author: Melanie Thernstrom
- Year: 20-03-2014
- Translator From English: Ralitsa Derilova
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1281-01
- SKU: 22.0060
- ISBN: 978-619-152-390-0
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In The Pain Chronicles, Melanie Thernstrom traces conceptions of pain throughout the ages―from ancient Babylonian pain-banishing spells to modern brain imaging―to reveal the elusive, mysterious nature of pain itself. Interweaving first-person reflections on her own battle with chronic pain, incisive reportage from leading pain clinics and medical research, and insights from a wide range of disciplines, Thernstrom shows that when dealing with pain we are neither as advanced as we imagine nor as helpless as we may fear.
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|Translator||From English: Ralitsa Derilova|
|Genre||Healthy Body, The Brain's Way of Healing, Fundamentals of Health, Medicine, Biology & Evolution, Brain & Thinking, Philosophical Researches|