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Understanding Pain for Better Clinical Practice

A Psychological Perspective


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A comprehensive review of the current state of thinking and research in relation to the management of the psychological aspects of pain. Written in a style and at a level which is relevant and accessible to the practising clinician and also to students. Addresses the common clinical problems relating to the psychological aspects of pain management and gives practical guidance based on the latest research as to how those problems should be dealt with. Includes an appendix which may be used as a session manual by therapists using cognitive-behavioural therapy with groups for early intervention in pain management. May be used as a textbook as well as a clinical reference.

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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

Author Information

    By Steven James Linton, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden

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Understanding Pain for Better Clinical Practice
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 208 Pages
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51591-9
  • Copyright: 2005