By Mara Buchbinder
Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in a pediatric discomfort hospital in California, Mara Buchbinder explores how clinicians, adolescent sufferers, and their households make experience of perplexing signs and paintings to relieve ache. via cautious consciousness to the language of pain—including narratives, conversations, types, and metaphors—and exact research of the way younger discomfort victims make which means via interactions with others, her booklet finds that notwithstanding deepest soreness should be, making experience of it truly is profoundly social.
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