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Book review
Functional pain syndromes: presentation and pathophysiology
  1. Qasim Aziz,
  2. Claude Botha
  1. Centre for Digestive Diseases, Blizzard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, London, UK
  1. Correspondence toProfessor Qasim Aziz, Wingate Institute of Neurogastroenterology, 26 Ashfield Street, London E1 2AJ, UK; q.aziz{at}

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Edited by Emeran Mayer, M Catherine Bushnell. Published by International Association for the Study of Pain Press, Seattle, 2009, pp 580, £50 (softcover). ISBN-10: 0931092752 & ISBN-13: 978-0931092756.

An excellent book that will become essential reading for anybody wishing to have an integrated understanding of functional pain and its treatment. The growing number of books like this one, which recognise and link similar ‘functional’ problems together, are to be welcomed and supported. This book echoes …

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