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Pain and Behavioral Medicine: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective
     

Pain and Behavioral Medicine: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective

by Dennis C. Turk, Donald Meichenbaum, Myles Genest
 

This immensely practical volume describes the rationale, development, and utilization of cognitive-behavioral techniques in promoting health, preventing disease, and treating illness, with a particular focus on pain management. An ideal resource for a wide range of practitioners and researchers, the book's coverage of pain management includes theoretical, research,

Overview

This immensely practical volume describes the rationale, development, and utilization of cognitive-behavioral techniques in promoting health, preventing disease, and treating illness, with a particular focus on pain management. An ideal resource for a wide range of practitioners and researchers, the book's coverage of pain management includes theoretical, research, and clinical issues, and includes illustrative case material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898629170
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/20/1987
Series:
Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author

Dennis C. Turk is Professor of Psychiatry, Anesthesiology, and Behavioral Science, and Director of the Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has published over 170 journal articles and chapters in books. Among the seven books he has either authored or edited are «MDUL»Pain and Behavioral Medicine«MDNM», «MDUL»Pain Management: A Handbook of Psychological Treatment Approaches«MDNM», and «MDUL»Facilitating Treatment Adherence: A Practitioner's Guidebook«MDNM». A founding member of both the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Pain Society, Dr. Turk is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

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