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

User Review  - Toni Moore - Goodreads

Author Melanie Thernstrom takes us on a journey through her pain. As she struggles to understand her chronic pain and what it means, she explores the history of pain -- how people in the past ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Excellent insights for anyone with chronic pain and a taste for the philosophical and historical. Essentially a history of the views and attitudes about pain and how it has been treated from the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Michelle Wegner - Goodreads

While this started out to be a promising book about chronic pain, it ended a little disappointing for me. I appreciated Thernstrom's research about how chronic pain has been dealt with in the past ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

This is a fabulous book but would probably only interest those who suffer some sort of intense chronic pain. It has a lot of great information on how the pain of whatever medical condition you may ... Read full review

Interesting and informative

User Review  - cusi66 - Overstock.com

This book was as enlightening as it was interesting. If you or someone close to you is living with chronic pain, this is well worth reading. Read full review

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

User Review  - Eva - Goodreads

This was a fascinating book delving into the different kinds of pain but especially chronic pain. The subject of pain and how doctors choose to treat pain and it's sypmtons is very interesting. So ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

As someone who has had chronic pain (more specifically, fibromyalgia) for years, I expected this book to piss me off, as most books written about chronic pain tend to have been written by people who ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Bookmarks Magazine - Goodreads

The Pain Chronicles is a tale of two books: one a broad-brush study of pain throughout the ages in literature, religion, history, art, and philosophy; the other, remarkable insight into the ravages of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

This is a very comprehensive book on pain, almost too technical and historical. Definitely too historical in my opinion, I speed read a lot of that part. However, the rest of the book was very ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Janis - Goodreads

Author Melanie Thernstrom knows pain, and intersperses her personal experience as a chronic sufferer while she shares medical, historical, and cultural information on the topic of pain. I especially appreciated her ability to describe the complexitities of the body and brain. A fascinating book. Read full review


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