Being in Pain

Being in Pain

von Abraham Olivier
Taschenbuch - 9783631562253
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What does it mean to be in pain? How should we deal with pain? The major trend today is an attempt to offer a physiological explanation and treatment of pain. This book raises the question as to how we can understand and treat pain on a physiological basis without underrating or denying its psychological dimensions. As an answer to this question, the author proposes a non-reductive physiological definition and subsequently treatment of pain that account equally for physical and psychological factors. Drawing on a wide array of sources, the author defines pain as a mode of bodily perception and then explores the therapeutic consequences of this definition. The primary focus is philosophical, but it is an accessibly written academic book, of relevance to a wide readership.


Verlag Peter GmbH Lang
Ersterscheinung Februar 2007
Maße 208 mm x 148 mm x 15 mm
Gewicht 306 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783631562253
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 212