Overcoming chronic pain / Frances Cole.
- ISBN: 9781472105738 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy treats disorders by changing patterns of behaviour and thought that may be unhelpful. It is now internationally established as a key method of helping overcome longstanding and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. This book provides a clinically proven self-help approach to pain management based on the authors' work with sufferers at Bradford Hospital. Chronic pain that has lasted more than six months can be caused by a number of factors including stress, prolonged muscle tension and the fact that nerves carrying the pain message have developed a long-term 'memory' for the pain. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can help patients become more active, relieve negative feelings, reduce their distress and help them to manage pain more effectively. · Helps you understand why pain persists when there's no injury or disease present · Explains how to use drugs more effectively · Gives guidance for how to become fitter and more active...
Electronic reproduction. London : Robinson, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3058 KB).
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