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Author Turk, Dennis C, author

Title The pain survival guide : how to reclaim your life / Dennis C. Turk, Frits Winter.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2006]


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (203 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Becoming your own pain management expert -- Activity, rest, and pacing -- Learning to relax -- Are you always tired? ways to combat chronic fatigue -- Don't let pain ruin your relationship with others! -- Changing behavior -- Changing thoughts and feelings -- Gaining self-confidence -- Further thoughts on pain management -- The importance of maintenance and "come backs."
Summary "If you suffer from chronic pain, this proven 10-step program will bring hope and relief, showing you how gradual behavior changes can lead to great improvements. Turk and Winter's recommendations are based on solid research and on their success with thousands of patients. They promise no miracle cures, but they do help you learn "not to let your body push you around" so you can enjoy life again. Lessons in this book include: (1) uncovering the myths about pain and learning how it fools your body; (2) pacing your activity, so you build strength without overdoing or underdoing it; (3) dealing with disturbed sleep and chronic fatigue; (4) improving your relations with family and friends; (5) combating negative thinking and regaining your self-confidence; and (6) dealing with inevitable relapses and setbacks"--Cover. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
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Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Chronic pain.
Pain -- Psychological aspects.
Pain -- psychology -- popular works.
Pain -- prevention & contol -- popular works.
Chronic pain. (OCoLC)fst00860118
Pain -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01050403
Douleur chronique.
Soulagement de la douleur.
Genre/Form Popular Works.
Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Added Author Winter, Frits.
Other Form: Print version: Turk, Dennis C. Pain survival guide. 1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2006 (DLC) 2005006585
ISBN 1591470498 (print)
9781591470496 (print)
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