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Millions of people suffer from chronic pain ranging from mild to excruciating. If you or a loved one experience chronic pain, 100 Questions and Answers About Chronic Pain offers essential and practical guidance.
This easy-to-read guide provides authoritative answers to common questions asked by patients and their families about chronic pain. Topics include introduction to pain disorders, neurobiology of pain, treatments, and coping strategies for thriving despite pain.
This is an essential resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disorder.
Table of Contents:
Part 1 Introduction to Pain and Pain Disorders
Part 2 Neurobiology of Pain
Part 3 Non-Pharmacologic Strategies for Pain Treatment
Part 4 Medications for Pain Treatment
Part 5 Interventional/Surgical Means of Treating Pain
Part 6 Coping with, Living with, and Thriving Despite Pain
This is a Jones & Bartlett title, distributed throughout Europe by Class Health.
"The book covers what the authors feel are the most common questions asked by patients based on their years of clinical experience. It provides understandable explanations for many confusing issues that chronic pain patients encounter. In addition, it is a useful book for students and general clinicians to help them understand the concerns of their patients."
Michael Easton, MD, Rush University Medical Centre
About the Authors:
Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS-Clinical Professor of
Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of South Carolina
School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, Consulting Associate,
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry,
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Vladimir Maletic, MD, is Clinical Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Science at the University of South Carolina School of
Medicine in Columbia, and Consulting Associate in the Division of Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Duke
University in Durham, North Carolina.
Dr. Maletic received his MD in
1981 and his MS in Neurobiology in 1985, both at the University of
Belgrade in Yugoslavia. He went on to serve a residency in Psychiatry at
the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, followed by a residency
in Child Psychiatry at Duke University. Dr. Maletic is a member of
several professional organizations, including the Southern Psychiatric
Association and American College of Psychiatrists.
In addition, he has
published numerous articles and has participated in various national and
international meetings and congresses. His special areas of interest
include neurobiology of mood disorders, pain, anxiety disorders, ADHD
and regulation of sleep and wakefulness. Dr. Maletic is board-certified
by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Charles L. Raison, MD