Information & Resources

Read our magazine and keep up to
date with our latest research.

Get Help & Support

We have some great tools available to
help you manage your pain.

Get Involved

Help make a real difference to people
in the UK living with chronic pain.

About Us

Find out about Pain Concern and how
we can help you.

Airing Pain 113: Translating Chronic Pain

Using creative writing to better represent the chronic pain experience

This edition is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Chronic pain often exists ways that cannot be seen. Due to the intangible and ambiguous nature of many chronic pain conditions that lack clear-cut causes and treatment, patients feel frustrated when communicating with healthcare professionals, personal networks, and the public at large; they feel ‘invisible’. Lancaster University’s English and Creative Writing department has built a research network to collect short-form ‘flash’ illness writing; pieces that aim to better represent people’s experiences of chronic pain.

In this edition of Airing Pain we hear from the project’s Principal Investigator Dr Sara Wasson about the many components that make up the project, its origins, and the goal of conveying the experience that millions of people go through every day.


Contributors:

  • Dr Sara Wasson, English and Creative Writing Lecturer, ‘Translating Chronic Pain’ Lead Investigator, Lancaster University
  • Holly Hirst, PhD and Associate Lecturer in English, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Zoe Lambert, Lecturer, English and Creative Writing, Lancaster University.

More information:

Comments

Leave a reply

https://painconcern.org.uk/cordless-car-vacuum-cleaner-eraclean-best-handheld-vacuum/
https://painconcern.org.uk/sex-toys-in-india-best-adult-products-online-sex-toys-store-for-men-woman/