Medical Conditions Resources

National Fibromyalgia Research Association (click on patient resources)

American Pain Foundation

American Chronic Pain Association

Arthritis Foundation

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**Some of these references may seem out of date.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.