Biocultural Dimensions of Chronic Pain: Implications for Treatment of Multi-Ethnic Populations

Biocultural Dimensions of Chronic Pain: Implications for Treatment of Multi-Ethnic Populations

by Maryann S. Bates
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791427358

ISBN-13: 9780791427354

Pub. Date: 11/01/1995

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book demonstrates the significant effects of patients' and health providers' ethnic and cultural backgrounds on the chronic pain experience.

Overview

This book demonstrates the significant effects of patients' and health providers' ethnic and cultural backgrounds on the chronic pain experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791427354
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Series:
SUNY series in Medical Anthropology Series
Pages:
205

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Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

Introduction

1. Worlds of Pain

2. Chronic Pain: Theories and Research and Treatment Approaches

3. A New England Study of Cultural Influences on the Chronic Pain Experience

4. Variations in Reported Pain Intensity in the New England Population

5. Inter- and Intra-Ethnic-Group Variations in Pain Responses in the New England Population

6. The Puerto Rican Study

7. Comparisons of Puerto Ricans with New England Latinos and Anglo Americans

8. Summary and Conclusions

Appendix A: English Ethnicity and Pain Survey
Appendix B: English and Spanish McGill Pain Questionnaires
Appendix C: English Ethnicity and Pain Questionnaire
Appendix D: Spanish Ethnicity and Pain Survey and Ethnicity and Pain Questionnaire
Appendix E: Pain Control Center Questionnaire
Appendix F: Supplemental Statistical Tables

Glossary

References

Index

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