Painful Truth, The: The new science of why it hurts, and how we can heal

Monty Lyman

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd

Published: 15-07-2021

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Covering everything from phantom aches to feeling other people’s pain or having no sensation of pain at all, Dr Monty Lyman examines what it means to feel.We’re experiencing a Renaissance in pain science, and in recent years our understanding of pain has radically changed.

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Description

A Royal Society Science Prize shortlisted author’A talented new writer’ Sunday Times__________Most of us have experienced pain. We fear it and try to avoid it. But do we know what it really is?This is the untold story of pain – our most fascinating feeling. Pain is infuriating, yet indispensable. It seems simple, but is often complex. Covering everything from phantom aches to feeling other people’s pain or having no sensation of pain at all, Dr Monty Lyman examines what it means to feel.We’re experiencing a Renaissance in pain science, and in recent years our understanding of pain has radically changed. But as Dr Lyman reveals, most of us misunderstand pain – with harmful consequences.Full of cutting-edge research, innovative findings and compelling case studies, The Painful Truth not only provides hope for reducing and managing pain, but also takes us to a deeper understanding of what it means to be human.

Additional information

Dimensions 156 × 240 mm
Page Count 352