Social Relations and Chronic Pain by Ranjan RoySocial Relations and Chronic Pain by Ranjan Roy

Social Relations and Chronic Pain

byRanjan Roy

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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While there is widespread recognition among experts that biological, psychological, and social factors influence the experience of pain, for reasons unclear the social component has failed to attract much attention. Recognizing the larger social reality in the background of each patient, this book fills a major gap in the literature by incorporating the social dimension - most significantly, the family - in the overall assessment and treatment of pain.
Title:Social Relations and Chronic PainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:179 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441933506

ISBN - 13:9781441933508

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Nature of Social Dislocation for Chronic Pain Sufferers. 2. Cost of Chronic pain. 3. Myth and Reality of Family Function. 4. Impact of Parental Illness and Pain on Children. 5. What Happens to Spouses. 6. Family Intervention. 7. The Nature of Social Support. 8. Chronic Pain Patient and the Occupational Role. 9. Dilemma of Injured Patients: What Entitles Them to Compensation. 10. The Patient and the Medical World: Mrs. Kramer's Journey Through the Medical System. References. Index.