Download e-book for kindle: Behavioral and Psychopharmacologic Pain Management by Michael H. Ebert MD, Robert D. Kerns PhD

By Michael H. Ebert MD, Robert D. Kerns PhD

ISBN-10: 0521884349

ISBN-13: 9780521884341

Discomfort is the most typical symptom bringing a sufferer to a physician's consciousness. Physicians education in discomfort drugs might originate from varied disciplines and process the sector with various backgrounds and event. This publication captures the speculation and evidence-based perform of behavioral, psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological remedies in glossy ache drugs. The book's members span the fields of psychiatry, psychology, anesthesia, neurology, actual medication and rehabilitation, and nursing. hence the constitution and content material of the publication exhibit the interdisciplinary method that's the present general for the winning perform of soreness administration. The publication is designed for use as a textual content for education fellowships in soreness drugs, in addition to graduate classes in psychology, nursing, and different healthiness professions.

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Apkarian AV, Sosa Y, Sonty S, et al. Chronic back pain is associated with decreased prefrontal and thalamic gray matter density. J Neurosci 2004; 24:€10410–15. 83. McQuay HJ, Poon KH, Derry S, Moore RA. Acute pain:€Combination treatments and how we measure their efficacy. Br J Anaesth 2008; 101:€69–76. 69. May A. Chronic pain may change the structure of the brain. Pain 2008; 137:€7–15. 70. Turk DC, Okifugi A. Pain assessment. Lancet 1999; 353:€1784–8. 71. Bjoro K, Herr K. Assessment of pain in the nonverbal or cognitively impaired older adult.

At different points during the evolution of a disease or impairment, the relative weighting of physical, psychological, and social factors may vary. For example, during the acute phase of a disease biological factors may predominate, but over time psychological and social factors may assume a disproportionate role in accounting for symptoms and disability. Moreover, there is considerable discrepancy in behavioral and psychological manifestations of dysfunction, both across persons with comparable symptoms and within the same person over time [10].

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