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Chronic Pain

Author : Herta Flor
ISBN : 9781496332073
Genre : Medical
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"Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach...offers in a single volume the most comprehensive and in-depth view of the field currently available. Drs. Flor and Turk share their collective knowledge and professional insights accumulated over three decades of extraordinary contributions to the field....The first section of the volume provides an up-to-date and highly digestible review of the foundational principles of the multidimensional experience of chronic pain and is followed by two sections on clinical assessment and treatment, concluding with a glimpse at future innovations in pain care. These later sections are simply extraordinary in integrating theory, science, and practical information that will be equally useful to novice and experienced clinicians, investigators, and policy makers." — From the Foreword by Robert D. Kerns, PhD This book integrates current psychological understanding with biomedical knowledge about chronic pain. With an emphasis on psychological factors associated with chronic pain states, this volume includes recommendations for a structured assessment plan. Using detailed treatment protocols and case examples, the authors aim to guide clinicians in developing effective individualized treatments for their chronic pain patients. The accompanying online ancillary content includes 65 appendices of sample documents and worksheets featuring detailed assessment methods and treatment protocols for use by health care professionals. Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach is essential reading for: Clinicians who treat chronic pain patients Clinical psychologists Students studying medicine, psychology, psychophysiology, and behavioral medicine Social workers Nurses Clinical investigators All those interested in the treatment of chronic pain

Psychological Assessment Of Veterans

Author : Dr. Shane S. Bush
ISBN : 9780199985746
Genre : Psychology
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Psychological assessment is practiced in wide-ranging settings to address the varied clinical and administrative needs of veteran populations. Such assessment blends record review, clinical interviews of the veteran and collateral sources of information, behavioral observations, and psychological testing. This book promotes the care and well-being of veterans by bringing together knowledgeable and experienced psychologists to discuss a range of psychological assessment methods and procedures. It aims to help patients and their families, healthcare providers, and concerned citizens gain an improved understanding of veterans' cognitive functioning, emotional states, personality traits, behavioral patterns, and daily functioning. The book begins with a history of the psychological assessment of veterans and investigates its efficacy in different settings, including outpatient mental health, long-term care, primary care, home-based primary care, and telemental health. Later chapters address assessment of a variety of disorders or presenting problems, including substance use disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders and suicidal thoughts and behavior, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, dementia, pain and pain-related disorders, and polytrauma. The book concludes with important special considerations, including assessment of symptom and performance validity, assessment of homeless veterans and health-related quality of life, and ethical, legal, and professional issues. Psychological Assessment of Veterans provides an essential reference and guide for clinical psychologists, including those working in the subspecialties, and psychology trainees who work with veterans.

Chronic Pain And Exercise

Author : Linn Karlsson
ISBN : 9789176855188
Genre : Electronic books
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Chronic pain is common in western countries and entails considerable consequences for the afflicted individuals as well as for the society. Furthermore, chronic pain is complex including an advanced interplay between biological-, psychological- and social aspects. Treatment of chronic pain attempts to decrease pain intensity and increase physical-, psychological- and social functioning. However, the treatment of chronic pain is still not optimized. Different types of physical activity and exercise (PA&E) are commonly applied as non-pharmacological treatment strategies for chronic pain, but the most efficient type and dose of PA&E are unclear. In addition, adherence to prescribed PA&E is often troublesome, which further complicates the application of PA&E as treatment for chronic pain. The aim of this thesis is to increase the knowledge about PA&E as treatment for chronic pain regarding pain intensity, biochemical substances, adherence and attitudes. The findings of this thesis were that a long-term, home-based PA&E intervention comprising strength exercises as well as stretch exercises decreased pain intensity and increased function in women with chronic neck- and shoulder pain. Using microdialysis technique, differences in pain modulatory biochemical substances were found, before the intervention, in painful trapezius muscle compared to pain-free trapezius muscle. In addition, alterations in pain modulatory substances in painful trapezius muscle after the intervention were found, which possibly could imply peripheral physiological effects of PA&E. Furthermore, psychological factors could be associated to the effects of and adherence to the PA&E intervention. An intention to be physically active were expressed by patients with chronic pain, but a discordance between the intention and PA&E-behaviour were evident, even though the PA&E were experienced as valuable. In conclusion, this thesis strengthens the importance of PA&E as treatment for chronic pain. Especially, this thesis increases the knowledge about; possible peripheral pain inhibitory effects after long-term exercise; how psychological factors might affect the results of PA&E; and also about important behavioural aspects that might affect adherence to prescribed PA&E. This thesis highlights the need of more research on physiological pain inhibitory effects of long-term PA&E in chronic pain. Furthermore, improved methods for ensured adherence to prescribed PA&E are necessary in order to optimize the effect of PA&E as treatment for chronic pain.


Author : Birgit Kröner-Herwig
ISBN : 9783662505120
Genre : Medical
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In dem etablierten Standardwerk zur Schmerzpsychologie und –psychotherapie geben die renommierten Herausgeber und Autoren sowohl eine Einführung in die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen und Konzepte als auch einen Überblick über bereits etablierte und in der Entwicklung befindlichen Behandlungskonzepte. Damit fördert das Werk das Verständnis für die schmerztherapeutische Praxis und ist hervorragend geeignet für die schmerzpsychotherapeutische Fort- und Weiterbildung.Die 8. Auflage wurde grundlegend überarbeitet und wird von den Ausbildungskommissionen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Schmerztherapie e.V. und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für psychologische Schmerztherapie und -forschung empfohlen.

Meanings Of Pain

Author : Simon van Rysewyk
ISBN : 9783319490229
Genre : Medical
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Although pain is widely recognized by clinicians and researchers as an experience, pain is always felt in a patient-specific way rather than experienced for what it objectively is, making perceived meaning important in the study of pain. The book contributors explain why meaning is important in the way that pain is felt and promote the integration of quantitative and qualitative methods to study meanings of pain. For the first time in a book, the study of the meanings of pain is given the attention it deserves. All pain research and medicine inevitably have to negotiate how pain is perceived, how meanings of pain can be described within the fabric of a person’s life and neurophysiology, what factors mediate them, how they interact and change over time, and how the relationship between patient, researcher, and clinician might be understood in terms of meaning. Though meanings of pain are not intensively studied in contemporary pain research or thoroughly described as part of clinical assessment, no pain researcher or clinician can avoid asking questions about how pain is perceived or the types of data and scientific methods relevant in discovering the answers.

Physical Rehabilitation

Author : Susan B O'Sullivan
ISBN : 9780803640580
Genre : Medical
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Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! It focuses on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to explain how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, to develop rehabilitation goals, and to implement a treatment plan. -

Praktische Schmerzmedizin

Author : Ralf Baron
ISBN : 9783642376054
Genre : Medical
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Der Weg vom Symptom zur Diagnose ist in der Schmerztherapie eine entscheidende Phase in der Behandlung des Patienten. Alle Ärzte, die Patienten mit chronischen Schmerzen behandeln müssen, finden in der 3. Auflage des Buches klare Empfehlungen zu deren Versorgung: Grundlagen der Schmerztherapie: Konzepte, Entstehung der Chronifizierung u.a. Symptomerkennung und Diagnostik Medikamentöse und nichtmedikamentöse Verfahren in der Schmerztherapie Beschreibung der häufigsten Schmerzsyndrome Plus: Therapie besonderer Patienten, z.B. Schwangere, alte Menschen, Abhängige; Begutachtung von Schmerzpatienten; Palliativmedizin, Versorgungskonzepte und Codierung Ein Buch für schmerztherapeutisch tätige Ärzte und Psychotherapeuten in allen Fachgebieten: Allgemeinmedizin, Anästhesie, Orthopädie, Neurologie, Innere Medizin.

Schmerzen Verstehen

Author : David Butler
ISBN : 3662486571
Genre : Medical
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Dieses Buch vermittelt auf anschauliche Weise, wie Schmerz entsteht, warum er anhalten kann oder immer wieder auftaucht und wie man mit ihm am besten im alltäglichen Leben umgeht.Patienten, die über die Entstehung, Verarbeitung und Wahrnehmung von Schmerzen Bescheid wissen, kommen erwiesenermaßen besser mit ihnen zurecht. Die Autoren dieses Buches erklären komplexe neurowissenschaftliche Fakten und zeigen verständlich, wie dieses Wissen in die therapeutische Praxis integriert werden kann. Finden Sie als Arzt oder Therapeut gemeinsam mit Ihrem Patienten eine gemeinsame Sprache und entwickeln Sie wirksame Instrumente zur Schmerzbewältigung und erfolgreiche Behandlungskonzepte. Stellen Sie sich als Betroffener dem Phänomen Schmerz und lernen Sie hilfreiche Verhaltensstrategien für sich zu nutzen.Neu in der 3. Auflage: komplette Aktualisierung

Essentials Of Understanding Psychology

Author : Robert Stephen Feldman
ISBN : 0072285362
Genre : Psychology
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Students First. Essentials of Understanding Psychology is written around the philosophy that an effective textbook must be oriented to students: informing them, engaging them, exciting them about the field, and expanding their intellectual capabilities because when students understand psychology, they learn psychology. No matter what brings students into the introductory course and regardless of their initial motivation, Essentials of Understanding Psychology, Seventh Edition, draws students into the field and stimulates their thinking. This revision integrates a variety of elements that foster students' understanding of psychology and its impact on their everyday lives. It also provides instructors with a fully integrated supplements package to objectively gauge their students' mastery of psychology's key principles and concepts and to create dynamic lectures.

Die Verborgene St Rung Adhs Bei Erwachsenen

Author : Robert J. Resnick
ISBN : 3608943706
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