Volume 16. Understanding Pain for Better Clinical Practice

1st Edition

A Psychological Perspective

Editor:

  • Steven Linton
    • Print ISBN 9780444515919

    Key Features

    • Volume 16 in an established series conceived and commissioned by Sir Patrick Wall
    • Written by probably the best known figure in the field of the psychological management of pain
    • Clinically relevant and research based
    • Written by a leading researcher who is also a practitioner and understands the problems and concerns of clinicians
    • Fully up to the minute - based on the very latest research

    Table of Contents

    PART I: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PAIN PERCEPTION AND BEHAVIOR
    Chapter 1 The need to understand the psychology of pain
    Chapter 2 Models of pain perception
    Chapter 3 The biological-psychological interface: Pain perception
    Chapter 4 Attending to pain stimuli: Vigilance and Distraction
    Chapter 5 Emotions and the experience of pain
    Chapter 6 Interpreting pain signals: Cognitions
    Chapter 7 Learning to cope: Behavior in pain and health
    Chapter 8 An integrated model
    PART II: IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE
    Chapter 9 Why does chronic pain develop?
    Chapter 10 Communicating with patients
    Chapter 11 Managing the first visit
    Chapter 12 Early identification of "at risk" patients: screening
    Chapter 13 Early intervention
    Chapter 14 The way forward

    Appendix Session manual for therapist's: Cognitive-behavioral early intervention for groups

    Details

    No. of pages:
    208
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9780444515919