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Up-to-date medical knowledge is combined with the definition of pain in Western literature and culture. "The experience of pain as shaped by individual minds and specific cultures, from tortured victims of the Inquisition to the Nazi death camps, the phantom limb pain of amputees and the suffering of victims of arthritis, disability, cancer and AIDS".--Publishers Weekly. Illustrated.

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ISBN:
9780520082762
Author:
Morris, David B.
Author:
Morris
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Health - General
Subject:
Theory
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Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
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Trade paper
Publication Date:
19930431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
354
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9 x 6 x 1 in 17 oz

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