Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology

ISBN: 978-0-931092-75-6
Published: 2009
Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology

Title:

Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology

Author(s):

Emeran A. Mayer; M. Catherine Bushnell

This book explores the connection of functional pain syndromes (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia) with anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The authors address possible common pathophysiologies and review a range of treatment options, from antidepressants to cognitive-behavioral therapy.
 
Who should buy this book?
Whether you are a general practitioner, specialist, or scientist, this book is essential reading. It sheds new light on the complex links between various painful syndromes and disorders.
 
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Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology

Author(s): Emeran A. Mayer; M. Catherine Bushnell
Abstract:
This book explores the connection of functional pain syndromes (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia) with anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The authors address possible common pathophysiologies and review a range of treatment options, from antidepressants to cognitive-behavioral therapy.
 
Who should buy this book?
Whether you are a general practitioner, specialist, or scientist, this book is essential reading. It sheds new light on the complex links between various painful syndromes and disorders.
 
You can purchase the entire book or click "BUY" to purchase an individual chapter.
 
Behind the Book
Read the Reviews
About the Editors