Cognitive Therapy with Chronic Pain Patients

Cognitive Therapy with Chronic Pain Patients

by Carrie Winterowd, Aaron T. Beck, Daniel Gruener
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826145957

ISBN-13: 9780826145956

Pub. Date: 10/07/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This manual begins with an introduction to chronic, nonmalignant pain treatment and some of the main pain theories, as well as approaches to pain management . The core of the book delineates the application of Beck's cognitive therapy assessment and intervention strategies with this client population, and offers an easy-to-follow structured approach.

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Overview

This manual begins with an introduction to chronic, nonmalignant pain treatment and some of the main pain theories, as well as approaches to pain management . The core of the book delineates the application of Beck's cognitive therapy assessment and intervention strategies with this client population, and offers an easy-to-follow structured approach.

The book provides case examples and therapist-patient dialogues to demonstrate cognitive therapy in action and illustrate ways to improve collaborative efforts between practitioners and patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826145956
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/07/2003
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Part I: Overview of Pain, Assessment, And Treatment Considerations
  1. Theories of Pain and Treatment Approaches to Pain Management
  2. The Cognitive Conceptualization of Pain
  3. The Usual Course and Structure of Cognitive Therapy with Chronic Pain Patients
  4. Pain Assessment

  5. Part II: Behavioral Interventions
  6. Monitoring Pain and Activity Levels and Activity Scheduling
  7. Relaxation Training and Distraction Techniques

  8. Part III: Cognitive Interventions
  9. Identifying Automatic Thoughts About Pain
  10. Evaluating Automatic Thoughts About Pain
  11. Modifying Automatic Thoughts About Pain and Implementing Problem-Solving Strategies
  12. Eliciting and Modifying Imagery
  13. Identifying Beliefs About Pain
  14. Evaluating and Modifying Beliefs about Pain

  15. Part IV: Psychosocial Stressors To Address
  16. Managing Medical Care
  17. Family, Friends, and Lifestyle Issues
  18. Occupational, Financial, and Legal Difficulties

  19. Part V: Assertiveness
  20. Assertiveness Training

  21. Part VI: Pain Pharmacotherapy
  22. Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Pain Patients

  23. Part VII: Preparing for the End of Therapy and Beyond
  24. Preparing for Termination and Relapse Prevention

  25. Appendix: Patient’s Report of Therapy Session
    References
    Index

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