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The Pain: How Does Anthropology Look at it? Suffering of Body and Mind

Published Online: 30 Mar 2018
Volume & Issue: Volume 17 (2017) - Issue 2 (December 2017)
Page range: 123 - 139
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1339-7877
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2 times per year
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English
Abstract

This paper reviews pain, social and physical, and its suffering in and beyond the body. It has reviewed evidences for neuro-chemical and neural overlap between social and physical pain. It also explores the consequences of this overlap followed by the sociocultural aspects of pain through an anthropological lens. This is an anthropological exploration of pain for the benefit of the understanding of our clinicians about human pain and suffering beyond the body in their local world.

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