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Medical Conditions Resources

National Fibromyalgia Association

US Pain Foundation

American Chronic Pain Association

Arthritis Foundation

Recomended reading:

Cousins, N. (1979). An Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient. New York: W.W. Norton.

Hinds, E. (2003). A Life Larger Than Pain. Albuquerque: Health Press.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness. New York: Bantam Dell.

Magee, S. & Scalzo, K. (2007). Picking Up the Pieces: Moving Forward After Surviving Cancer. Vancouver: Raincoast Books.

Remen, R. N. (2006). Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal. New York: Penguin Group.

Siegel, B. S. (1986). Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned About Self-Healing from a Surgeon’s Experience with Exceptional Patients. New York: Harper & Row.

*Some of these references may seem out of date. However, I have not seen books published more recently that come close to the quality of these references. Thus, I suggest that you not let the publication date be an obstacle to your reviewing and ultimately reading them.

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