Psychological Approaches to Pain Management

Psychological Approaches to Pain Management : A Practitioner's Handbook

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Since the original publication of this landmark volume, tremendous advances have been made in understanding and managing psychological factors in pain. This revised and greatly expanded second edition now brings the field fully up to date. Designed for maximum clinical utility, the text shows how to tailor psychological treatment programs to patients suffering from a wide range of pain problems. Conceptual and diagnostic issues are discussed, widely used clinical models reviewed, and a framework presented for integrating psychological treatment with medical and surgical interventions. The second edition has been augmented with detailed case material and the latest treatment outcomes data. Thirteen entirely new chapters provide coverage of specific pain syndromes and disorders, as well as interventions for pain-related fear and preparing patients for implantable technologies.show more

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Part I: Conceptual, Diagnostic, and Methodological Issues. Turk, Monarch, Biopsychosocial Perspective on Chronic Pain. Gatchel, Dersh, Psychological Disorders and Chronic Pain: Are There Cause-and-Effect Relationships? Morley, Williams, Conducting and Evaluating Treatment Outcome Studies. Part II: Treatment Approaches and Methods. Jensen, Enhancing Motivation to Change in Pain Treatment. Basler, Grzesiak, Dworkin, Integrating Relational Psychodynamic and Action-Oriented Psychotherapies: Treating Pain and Suffering. Sanders, Operant Conditioning with Chronic Pain: Back to Basics. Turk, A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective on Treatment of Chronic Pain Patients. Arena, Blanchard, Biofeedback for Chronic Pain Disorders: A Primer. Syrjala, Abrams, Hypnosis and Imagery in the Treatment of Pain. Vlaeyan, de Jong, Sieben, Crombez, Graded Exposure In Vivo for Pain-Related Fear. Keefe, Beaupre, Gil, Rumble, Aspnes, Group Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain. Kerns, Otis, Wise, Treating Families of Chronic Pain Patients: Applications of a Cognitive-Behavioral Transactional Model. Polatin, Gajraj, Integration of Pharmacotherapy with Psychological Treatment of Chronic Pain. Part III: Specific Syndromes and Populations. Pruitt, Von Korff, Improving the Management of Low Back Pain: A Paradigm Shift for Primary Care. Linton, A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to the Prevention of Chronic Back Pain. Doleys, Preparing Patients for Implantable Technologies. Wright, Gatchel, Occupational Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability. Lipchik, Holroyd, Nash, Cognitive-Behavioral Management of Recurrent Headache Disorders: A Minimal-Therapist-Contact Approach. Turk, Sherman, Treatment of Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Vendrig, McWhorter, van Akkerveeken, Treatment of Whiplash-Associated Disorders. Gatchel, Treatment of Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders. Elliott, Treating the Patient with Pelvic Pain. Nelson, Treating Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Mayou, Treating Patients with Noncardiac Chest Pain and Functional Gastrointestinal Pain. Crichton, Moorey, Treating Pain in Cancer Patients. Sharpe, Williams, Treating Patients with Somatoform Pain Disorder and Hypochondriasis. McGrath, Hillier, A Practical Cognitive-Behavioral Approach for Treating Children's Pain. Pawlick, Middaugh, Persistent Pain in the Older Patient.show more