Table of contents for Under the medical gaze : facts and fictions of chronic pain / Susan Greenhalgh.

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PART ONE: Understanding Chronic Pain



Prologue: Finding Dr. Right

PART TWO: Doing Biomedicine

1 The Initial Consultation: The Making of a "Fibromyalgic"

2 Medicating the "Fibromyalgic"-Arthritic Body

3 Producing the Good Patient

PART THREE: Doing Gender

4 A Most Pleasant Patient

5 Silent Rebellion and Rage

6 A Depression Worse Than the Disease

PART FOUR: A Losing Battle to Get Better

7 Struggling To Make the Treatment Work

8 "Accept It!" Alternative Medicines Offer Medicine for the Mind

9 A Life Shrunk, a Mind Gone Nearly Mad

PART FIVE: Rebellion and Self-Renewal

1 A Second Opinion: The Unmaking of a "Fibromyalgic"

11 The Final Meeting: A Tale of Decline and a Denial

12 Out from under the Medical Gaze

PART SIX: Narrating Illness, Politicizing Pain

Conclusion: Re-viewing the Medicine of Chronic Pain

Epilogue: Speaking of Pain -- On Stories, Cultural Recuperations, and Political Interventions




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Greenhalgh, Susan Health, Chronic pain Patients United States Biography, Arthritis Patients United States Biography, Fibromyalgia Patients United States Biography, Physician and patient, Diagnostic errors