The Gender Factor: Managing Pain for Men and Women

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Alpha Books, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 474 pages
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Different brains, different pains—how both men and women can find relief.

Scientific research has proven that men and women process pain differently. Now, with the breakthrough book,The Gender Factor: Pain Management for Men and Women, you can gain an understanding of why pain affects the sexes differently—and what to do about it. This book covers a variety of conditions and features a wide range of treatments and up-to-date breakthroughs.

• The only book available that makes a distinction in treatment options for men and women
• Includes information on the future of pain management and groundbreaking therapies

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Contents

Why You Need to Understand GenderSpecific Medicine
1
Why Genders Respond Differently to Pain
11
Understanding the Psychological Aspects of Pain
19
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About the author (2005)

Dr. William Ackerman is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician. Nominated for the highly prestigious Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Pain Research, he serves on the editorial board of The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society. He has a private practice where he focuses on gender-specific issues related to pain management.
Hollye Acker is the communications director of the Arkansas Medical Society, where she also serves as editor of The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society.

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