Multimethod Assessment of Chronic Pain

Multimethod Assessment of Chronic Pain

Psychology Practitioner Guidebooks

1st Edition - January 1, 1987

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  • Authors: Paul Karoly, Mark P. Jensen
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190853

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Multimethod Assessment of Chronic Pain is a guidebook diagnosing chronic pain. The title presents the framework and methods for pain assessment, which serves as the basis for the systematic treatment of chronic pain. The text first covers the multiple contexts of chronic pain, and then proceeds to tackling the biomedical context. Next, the selection talks about the subjective pain experience, along with the measures of psychological status. Chapter 5 discusses the biophysical measurement, while Chapter 6 covers the behavioral observation methods. The text also details clinical pain interview and the selection and integration of pain measures. The book will be of great use to students of therapeutics related degrees. The text will also serve health professionals as a reference.

Table of Contents


  • Preface and Acknowledgments

    Chapter 1. The Multiple Contexts of Chronic Pain

    Chapter 2. The Biomedical Context

    Chapter 3· Measures of the Subjective Pain Experience

    Chapter 4. Measures of Psychological Status

    Chapter 5· Biophysical Measurement

    Chapter 6. Behavioral Observation Methods

    Chapter 7. The Clinical Pain Interview

    Chapter 8. The Selection and Integration of Pain Measures

    Chapter 9. Afterword

    References

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    About the Authors

    Psychology Practitioner Guidebooks List

Product details

  • No. of pages: 166
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1987
  • Published: January 1, 1987
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190853

About the Authors

Paul Karoly

Mark P. Jensen

About the Editors

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

Sol L. Garfield

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