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The Pain Chronicles : Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering
by Melanie Thernstrom

Overview - 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. Thernstrom shows that when dealing with pain we are neither as advanced as we imagine nor as helpless as we may fear.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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. 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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  • ISBN-13: 9780312573072
  • ISBN-10: 0312573073
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: August 2011
  • Page Count: 418


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