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Cognitive therapy for chronic pain : a step-by-step guide

Cognitive therapy for chronic pain : a step-by-step guide

Author: Beverly E Thorn
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This hands-on volume provides a complete cognitive-behavioral treatment program for clients suffering from chronic pain. Ten clearly organized modules for use with groups or individuals offer well-tested strategies for engaging clients, challenging distorted thoughts and beliefs about pain, and helping to build needed skills for coping and adaptation. Also featured are a detailed theoretical and empirical  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly E Thorn
ISBN: 1572309792 9781572309791
OCLC Number: 54544091
Description: xxiv, 278 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Rationale, Theory, Research, and Assessment --
Why Focus on Cognitions in Chronic Pain? --
Why Cognitive Approaches Are Important in Pain Management --
From the Biomedical Model to the Biopsychosocial Model --
Nomenclature Used for Defining, Diagnosing, and Treating Pain Disorders --
From the Biopsychosocial Model of Pain to the Stress-Appraisal-Coping Model --
A Theoretical Model of Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain --
Individual Characteristics --
Primary Appraisals --
Secondary Appraisals --
Coping --
Adjustment --
What Is Cognitive Therapy as Applied to Pain Management? --
Treatment Rationale --
The Research Foundation for Cognitive Treatment of Pain --
Evaluation of the General Importance of Cognitive Interventions --
Evaluation of the Importance of Cognitions in Pain Adaptation --
Evaluation of Cognitive Coping Strategies --
Rationale for and Evaluation of Expressive Writing Exercises --
Rationale for and Evaluation of Assertiveness Training --
Assessment Issues and Instruments Relevant to Cognitive Therapy for Pain --
An Introduction to Psychosocial Pain Assessment --
Assessing Individual Variables --
Assessing Primary Pain Appraisals --
Assessing Secondary Appraisals: Acquired Beliefs and Automatic Thoughts --
Assessing Cognitive Coping Strategies --
Using the Assessment in Treatment Planning --
A Cognitive Treatment Program for Chronic Pain --
Introduction: An Overview of the Treatment Program --
Modality: Group versus Individual Treatment --
Who Is Qualified to Run These Treatment Groups? --
Overview of the Treatment.
Responsibility: by Beverly E. Thorn ; foreword by Dennis C. Turk.
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Grounded in state-of-the-art theory and research, this hands-on volume provides a complete cognitive-behavioral treatment program for clients suffering from chronic pain.  Read more...


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