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Listening to pain : finding words, compassion, and relief

Author: David Biro
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing together compelling stories from patients and insights from some of our greatest thinkers, writers, and artists, Listening to pain eloquently demonstrates how language can alleviate the loneliness of pain, paving the way for empathy and effective treatment." --Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Biro
ISBN: 9780393340259 0393340252
OCLC Number: 668194771
Notes: Originally published: Language of pain. New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David Biro.

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