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Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies

This comprehensive text addresses a number of important issues. It features extensive coverage of psychological principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation. It covers key concepts relevant to psychological care in physical therapies, with special focus on approaches to client care. This unique text also includes material on specific client populations.

Paperback, 384 Pages

Published: June 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07352-6


  • Contributors
    SECTION 1: Injury, illness, and rehabilitation: psychological principles

    1. Using psychology in the physical and manual therapies
    Gregory S. Kolt and Mark B. Andersen
    2. Psychological antecedents to injury and illness
    Urban Johnson
    3. Psychological responses to injury and illness
    Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal
    4. Psychological aspects of rehabilitation
    Britton Brewer

    SECTION 2: Psychological care in the physical and manual therapies: An integrated approach
    5. Practitioner-client relationships: Building working alliances
    Al Petitpas and Allen Cornelius
    6. Transference and countertransference
    Mark B. Andersen
    7. Recognizing psychopathology
    Mark B. Andersen
    8. Cognitive and behavioral interventions
    Craig A. White and Esther K. Black
    9. Relaxation techniques
    Rosemary A. Payne
    10. Imagery
    Helen Graham
    11. Pain and its management
    Gregory S. Kolt
    12. Terminating the therapeutic relationship
    Lynda Mainwaring

    SECTION 3: Working with specific client populations
    13. Traumatic brain injury and stroke
    Joseph H. Ricker
    14. Spinal cord injuries
    Beth L. Dinoff and J. Scott Richards
    15. Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions
    Pia B. Santiago and Robert M. Kaplan
    16. Injury from sport, exercise and physical activity
    Gregory S. Kolt
    17. Arthritides
    Melainie Cameron
    18. Functional somatic syndromes
    Rona Moss-Morris and Wendy Wrapson
    19. Personality disorders
    Mark B. Andersen
    20. Terminal illness
    Stephen A. Gudas


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