UC Davis Pain Management Center


Back Pain: How to Relieve Low Back Pain and Sciatica

by Loren Fishman and Carol

Ardman, 1999, W.W. Norton.

The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World

by Elaine Scarry, 1987,

Oxford University Press.

Care of the Soul: A guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life


Thomas Moore, 1994, HarperPerennial.

The Culture of Pain

by David B. Morris, 1993, University of California Press.

Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life

by Ira Byock, M.D., 1998,

Riverhead Books.

Freedom from Headaches

by Dr. J. Saper, Dr. K. Magee, and Kenneth R. Maggee, 1986,

Simon & Schuster.

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress,

Pain, and Illness

by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Thich Nhat Hanh (Preface), and Joan

Borysenko, 1990, Delta.

Headache Relief for Women: How You Can Manage and Prevent Pain

by Alan M.

Rapaport, M.D. and Fred D. Sheftell, M.D., 1996, Little Brown & Company.

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

by John E. Sarno, 1991, Warner Books.

How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter

by Sherwin B. Nuland, 1995, Vintage


Learning to Master Your Chronic Pain

by Robert N. Jamison, 1991, Professional

Resource Exchange.

Listening to Pain: A Physician’s Guide to Improving Pain


Through Better


by Scott M. Fishman, M.D., 2006, Waterford Life Sciences.

Making Peace With Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life Strategy

by Marlene E. Hunter and

Marlene E. Hunter, M.D., 1996, Brunner/Mazel.

Managing Pain Before It Manages You

by Margaret A. Caudill, M.D., Ph.D., 1999,

Guilford Press.

Mastering Pain: A twelve-Step Program for Coping With Chronic Pain

by Dr. Richard

A. Sternbach, 1995, Ballantine Books.


UC Davis Pain Management Center

Natural Pain Relief: A Practical Handbook for Self-Help

by Jan Sadler with Patrick

Wall, 1997, Element.

On Death and Dying

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D., 1997, Collier Books.

Pain and Suffering

by William K. Livingston and Howard L. Fields, 1998, International

Association for the Study of Pain.

Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

by V.S.

Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee, 1999, Quill.


by Betty Rolling Ferrell (editor), 1996, Jones & Barlett Publishers.

The War on Pain

by Scott Fishman, M.D., with Lisa Berger, 2000, HarperCollins


When Bad Things Happen to Good People

by Harold S. Kushner, 1992, Avon Books.

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

by Jon

Kabat-Zinn, 1995, Hyperion.

You Don’t Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and

Their Families

by Susan S. Lang and Richard B. Patt, M.D., 1995, Oxford

University Press.