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    • The Pain Chronicles

    • Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering
    • By: Melanie Thernstrom
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Each of us will know physical pain in our lives, but none of us knows when it will come or how long it will stay. Today as much as 10 percent of the population of the United States suffers from chronic pain. It is more widespread, misdiagnosed, and undertreated than any major disease. While recent research has shown that pain produces pathological changes to the brain and spinal cord, many doctors and patients still labor under misguided cultural notions and outdated scientific dogmas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative, well researched and nicely written

    • By Nathan O'Hara on 08-21-10

    Regular price: $20.72