The treatment of pain and scientific pursuits to understand the mechanisms underlying pain raise many ethical, legal, and social issues. For the first time, this edited volume brings together content experts in the fields of pain, pediatrics, neuroscience, brain imaging, bioethics, health humanities, and the law to provide insight into the timely topic of pain neuroethics. This landmark volume of the state of the art exploration of pain neuroethics will be a must read for those interested in the ethical issues in pain research, treatment, and management.
- Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
- Represents the first release in the Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics series
The content includes representatives from a diversity of disciplines
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1. Introduction to Pain Neuroethics and Bioethics
Karen D. Davis and Daniel Z. Buchman
2. Is There a Duty to Relieve Pain?
Mark D. Sullivan and Jane Ballantyne
3. Ethical Considerations in Paediatric Pain Research and Clinical Practice
Yvonne Brandelli, Christine T. Chambers, and Conrad V. Fernandez
4. Status and Surveillance in the use of Brain-Based Pain Imaging in the Law
Amanda C. Pustilnik
5. Pain, Stigma, & Neuroimaging: History, Ethics & Policy
Daniel S. Goldberg
6. Towards a Socially-Just Neuroethics of Inequalities in Pain Treatment
7. Ethics at the Intersection of Chronic Pain and Substance Use
Lynette S. Kofi, Abhimanyu Sud, and Daniel Z. Buchman
8. End-of-Life Care, Pain, and the Problem of Intolerable Suffering
Jennifer L. Gibson
9. Global Chronic Pain: Public and Population Health Responses
Anita Ho and Shrijit Nair