Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide

Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide

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ISBN-13: 9781496331793
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, PhD, RD Psych, is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Centre on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Canada. Together with his graduate students and collaborators, he has dedicated the last 16 years to investigating better ways of assessing and managing pain among older persons.
 
Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos, PhD, RD Psych, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Psychology Training at the University of Regina. She founded the Psychology Training Clinic at the university and developed a state-of-the-art Clinical Health Psychology Area for research, teaching, and practice.

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Introduction
Disclaimer
Acknowledgments

  1. Pain among Seniors
    Ronald R. Martin, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, and Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos
  2. Pain and Psychology
    Ronald R. Martin, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Jaime Williams, and Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos
  3. Taking Control: Effective Pain Management
    Ronald R. Martin, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos, Sandra M. LeFort, and Shannon Fuchs-Lacelle
  4. Pain and Emotion
    Sandra M. LeFort and Ronald R. Martin
  5. Social Support, Loneliness, and Pain
    Ronald R. Martin
  6. The Role of Exercise in Seniors' Lives
    Nancy K. Turner, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Robert McCulloch, and Ronald R. Martin
  7. Living in More Comfort: Maximizing Function and Energy
    Nancy Turner, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Robert McCulloch, and Ronald R. Martin
  8. Sleep Hygiene and Nutrition
    Ronald R. Martin, Sandra M. LeFort, Stephanie Cook, and Shannon Fuchs-Lacelle
  9. Effective Communication with Your Doctor
    Elan C. Paluck
  10. The Role of Medications
    Romayne Gallagher, B. Lynn Beattie, and Ronald R. Martin
  11. Information for Caregivers of Older Adults Who Have Dementia
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos and Ronald R. Martin
Final Thoughts
Pain Management Review
Pain Management Resources from Around the World
Bibliography
Index

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