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Block, Andrew

Works: 2 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 187 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: RB127, 616.0472
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Handbook of pain syndromes : biopsychosocial perspectives by Andrew Block( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Pain syndromes involve a complex interaction of medical and psychological factors. In each syndrome unique physiological mechanisms are mediated by emotional states, personality traits, and environmental pressures to determine the nature and extent of pain complaints and pain-related disability. The Handbook addresses the complexities of chronic pain in three ways. Section I describes general concerns that cross-cut the different syndromes, such as the use of narcotic pain medications, the detection of deception and malingering, and the epidemiology of pain. Section II presents
Presurgical psychological screening in chronic pain syndromes : a guide for the behavioral health practitioner by Andrew Block( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Pain is an unfortunate daily experience for many individuals. Chronic pain -- lasting six or more months -- is suffered by approximately 30% of the population in the United States. These individuals wake up, function during the day and go to sleep, trying to keep pain at a minimum while, at the same time, maintaining some quality of life. They may make frequent visits to the doctor and the pharmacy. When they find relief, it is usually short-lived and comes at a cost such as dependence on narcotic medications or complete limitation of activity. Pain often becomes the central point of their exi
Alternative Names
Block, Andrew R.
English (12)
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