The Psychological Management of Chronic Pain: A Treatment Manual / Edition 2

The Psychological Management of Chronic Pain: A Treatment Manual / Edition 2

by H. Clare Philips, Stanley J. Rachman, Stanley J. Rachman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826161111

ISBN-13: 9780826161116

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This updated and expanded volume is a practical guide for clinicians to help their clients manage and alleviate problems associated with chronic pain. Based on the Gate Control Model, the manual provides detailed and structured information to enable the cognitive-behavioral-oriented clinician to conduct a time-limited, therapist-guided self-management program. The…  See more details below

Overview

This updated and expanded volume is a practical guide for clinicians to help their clients manage and alleviate problems associated with chronic pain. Based on the Gate Control Model, the manual provides detailed and structured information to enable the cognitive-behavioral-oriented clinician to conduct a time-limited, therapist-guided self-management program. The edition places an emphasis on the cognitive components of treatment, including chapters on the "new" psychology of pain, memory of pain, the overprediction of pain, pain-related cognitions, and the measurement of pain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826161116
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Behavior Therapy and Behavioral Medicine Series
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 0.79(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the accompanying Patient's Manual
1Introduction3
2The Nature of Pain9
3Aspects of Pain18
4A Cognitive Approach to the Problem of Pain32
5Characteristics of the Training Program39
6Selection, Assessment, and Preparation for Treatment56
7Orientation: Chronic Pain and the Self-Management Approach (Session #1)83
8The Role of Relaxation (Session #2)101
9The Role of Exercise (Session #3)111
10The Role of Drugs (Session #4)123
11The Role of Emotional State (Session #5)140
12The Role of Attention Focus and Complaint (Session #6)149
13The Role of Appraisal of Pain and the Influence of Depression (Session #7)161
14The Role of Activity Pacing (Session #8)173
15Integration of Management Techniques (Session #9)184
16Evaluation of the Effects of Treatment195
17Concluding Notes on the Efficacy of Psychological Treatments: Research Evaluations210
App. I: Description of Medication-Reduction Regime218
App. II: Specific Flexion Exercises220
App. III: Patient Materials (An Example)223
App. IV: Therapist Aids for Group Treatment Sessions233
App. V: Structured Interview236
App. VI: Measurement Instruments245
App. VII: Specific Information Relevant to Headache Management252
App. VIII: Exercise Monitoring Sheets257
App. IX: Complaint (Verbal/Nonverbal) Monitoring259
App. X: Short Relaxation Induction262
App. XI: Comparison of Tactics267
References269
Index281

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