RENEW OR SUBSCRIBE TO PPM
Subscription is FREE for qualified healthcare professionals in the US.
Subscribe or renew to PPM

All Psychological Articles

Finding out what pain may be trying to communicate is essential in helping your patients deal with their maladies. This article discusses the pain relationship.
Psychological assessments play a major role in the treatment of chronic pain. Article discusses how psychology can be used as part of an integrated approach.
This article addresses the mind-body connection. Frequently, pain physicians must treat the depression that often accompanies chronic pain.
Identifying the psychological aspects of pain can lead patients on the right track to recovery.
Does severe chronic pain cause psychiatric symptoms? Article discusses the role of the pain physician in treating chronic pain patients who have psychiatric symptoms.
Patients can derive not only symptomatic relief but actual physiologic healing in response to treatments that primarily work through beliefs and attitudes about an imagined reality. Read about how psychological treatments can be used for chronic pain patients.
Psychologists are trained in advanced skills that intrinsically lend themselves to the management of chronic pain and complex health care problems.
A reduction of a fractured wrist—normally performed in an emergency department—was safely and successfully performed by an orthopedic surgeon at a soccer tournament medical facility with the benefit of psychological techniques and deep breathing.
The psychiatric/psychological modality is a crucial component of comprehensive treatment for chronic pain.
Discussion of recognition and management of a variety of personality disorders in a pain clinic setting.
The biopsychosocial model has led to the development of the most therapeutic- and cost-effective interdisciplinary pain management programs and makes it far more likely for the chronic pain patient to regain function and experience vast improvements in quality of life.
Depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues, personality disorders, and cognitive decline may decrease the effectiveness of interventions.
The BHI™ 2 Approach to Classification and Assessment.
Accompanying depression and anxiety impacts a chronic pain patient’s family dynamics and requires a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to address associated issues.
SHOW MAIN MENU
SHOW SUB MENU