Imagery for Pain Relief: A Scientifically Grounded Guidebook for Clinicians

Imagery for Pain Relief: A Scientifically Grounded Guidebook for Clinicians

by David Pincus, Anees A. Sheikh
     
 

Imagery for Pain Relief, the first book of its kind, familiarizes the reader with basic scientific information about pain and mental imagery and shows why imagery is a valuable tool for pain management. Scientifically grounded and easy-to-read, it provides readers with a wealth of practical information, including imagery techniques that have been

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Imagery for Pain Relief, the first book of its kind, familiarizes the reader with basic scientific information about pain and mental imagery and shows why imagery is a valuable tool for pain management. Scientifically grounded and easy-to-read, it provides readers with a wealth of practical information, including imagery techniques that have been successfully used in the past. This is a useful text not only for physicians and clinical psychologists, but also for counselors, social workers, nurses, and graduate students in all health related fields, including sports medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415997027
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Rossi, Foreword. Pain: A Primer. Imagery: More Than Make-believe. Imagery for Pain Relief: How Does it Work? The Process of Image Therapy. Pain Management: Simple Techniques. Pain Management: Deeper Techniques. Pain Management: Deepest Techniques. Imagery for Children in Pain. The Gift of Pain and Suffering. References.

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