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Author Barker, Kristin Kay

Title The fibromyalgia story : medical authority and women's worlds of pain / Kristin K. Barker
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents The diagnostic making of fibromyalgia syndrome -- The woman problemand the feminization of fibromyalgia syndrome -- Similar-but-different: the fibromyalgia syndrome illness experience -- The symptomatic self and the life world -- In search of meaning -- Diagnostic transformations -- Self-help and the making of a fibromyalgia syndrome illness identity -- Ties that bind and the problem that had no name
Summary The first unbiased assessment of fibromyalgia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-242) and index
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Subject Fibromyalgia.
Social ecology.
Fibromyalgia -- psychology
Knowledge
Patients -- psychology
Social Environment
Women -- psychology
Fibromyalgia
human ecology.
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
MEDICAL -- General.
Social ecology
Fibromyalgia
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781439904596
1439904596
9781592131600
1592131603
9781592131617
1592131611