A comprehensive, multidisciplinary annotated bibliography of the chronic pain in later life literature. It consists of 302 entries covering, assessment of chronic pain, the human body and chronic pain, perceptions of chronic pain, treatment of chronic pain, and correlates and consequences of chronic pain.
This volume includes a select citation list of 150 articles that focus on older persons and cancer pain. It suggests the use of both aggressive and holistic treatments to treat pain in the elderly. It will be of interest to scholars and practitioners in the disciplines including medicine, psychology, sociology, social work, pharmacology, and any social services which focus on the care of the elderly.