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Updated and expanded with the latest clinically proven strategies, the third edition of this bestselling workbook enables chronic pain sufferers to take charge of their symptoms and get their lives back. This award-winning book by pain specialist Dr. Margaret A. Caudill has already helped more than 150,000 readers. Drawing on the recent explosion in knowledge about pain, the revised edition delivers powerful ways to decrease pain-related distress. Useful worksheets and guided self-explorations help readers understand their pain process, recognize factors that exacerbate or relieve symptoms, and learn how to manage thoughts and emotions related to pain. The book now includes free MP3 audio downloads of relaxation exercises proven to relieve stress, providing a convenient way to ease pain-related anxiety. With step-by-step guidance on ways to use meditation, nutrition, and appropriate daily activity to reduce their pain levels, readers will spend less time in their doctor’s office and have more time to enjoy the good things in life.

Book News Annotation:

For those with chronic pain, Caudill (anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's Pain Management Center, and clinical and family medicine, Dartmouth Medical School) outlines a program for pain management based on her experience working with patients. The program combines mind-body approaches with medication, therapeutic exercises, and diet, and focuses on mind-body techniques and strategies for reducing stress, coping with feelings, communicating with others, and problem solving. This edition has been revised and updated, and incorporates recent research on pain, expanded coverage of specific disorders, appendices on complementary alternative medicine and choosing medications for osteoarthritis, and a list of internet resources. The chapter on nutrition and pain has been updated. Downloadable relaxation exercises are available on the companion website. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Updated and expanded with the latest clinically proven strategies, the third edition of this bestselling workbook enables chronic pain sufferers to take charge of their symptoms and get their lives back.

Synopsis:

Imagine finding a way to spend less time in doctors offices, and to decrease the discomfort, depression, and anxiety associated with chronic pain. Managing Pain Before It Manages You offers just that--a program to help you reduce your pain and learn coping skills to get your life back. Developed over the authors many years of working with chronic pain sufferers, this program has been proven effective. Program participants report that they have been able to take control of their pain and cut their doctor visits by more than one third! Straightforward and compassionate, this hands-on guide provides detailed information plus step-by-step techniques, activities, and worksheets (perforated for easy removal and photocopying). Dr. Margaret Caudill helps you:

*Understand the causes of chronic pain

*Recognize what increases and decreases your pain symptoms

*Reduce your pain and emotional distress

*Learn effective problem solving

*Make informed decisions about medications and nutritional therapies

*Incorporate relaxation, meditation, and gentle exercise into your daily routine

*Communicate effectively about your pain

*Set realistic goals

New to the Third Edition

Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition includes the latest information on medications and other clinically proven treatment strategies, expanded coverage of specific pain disorders, and a new appendix featuring Internet resources. Plus, readers can download free MP3 audio files of three of the guided relaxation exercises in the book (one hour total).

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

About the Author

Margaret A. Caudill, MD, PhD, MPH, is a board-certified internist and a Diplomate of Pain Medicine. For more than 25 years, Dr. Caudill has worked to improve the lives of people with chronic illness through medical treatments that address both mind and body. She has researched and written extensively on mind-body medicine and lectures internationally on the biopsychosocial treatment of pain. Currently, she is Instructor of Anesthesiology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's Pain Management Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Herbert Benson

Preface

Before You Begin: How This Book Can Help You

1. Beginning to Take Control of Your Pain

2. Understanding Pain

3. The Mind–Body Connection

4. The Body–Mind Connection

5. The Power of the Mind

6. Adopting Healthy Attitudes

7. Nutrition and Pain

8. Effective Communication

9. Effective Problem Solving

10. The End of the Beginning

Appendix A. Common Chronic Pain Conditions

Appendix B. Complementary Alternative Medicine

Appendix C. Working Comfortably

Appendix D. Choosing Pain Medicine for Osteoarthritis

Appendix E. Worksheets and Other Materials

Internet Resources

Bibliography

 

MP3 Audio Downloads:

1. Ocean Sounds: Coupling Breathing with Imagination (20 minutes)

2. Creating a Safe Place (22 minutes)

3. Pain Control Visualization (21 minutes)

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TheBarelas4, March 8, 2009 (view all comments by TheBarelas4)
This is a Must Have for anyone whom suffers from chronic pain in any form it will help you on your long journey to better pain relief and ease your suffering when you apply what is offered you thru its insightfull pages to your own life...Good Luck in your journey...A Fellow Sufferer....
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781593859824
Author:
Caudill, Margaret A
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Foreword by:
Benson, Herbert
Foreword:
Benson, Herbert
Author:
Caudill, Margaret A.
Author:
Benson, Herbert
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Pain Management
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Pain
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Applied Psychology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pain
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8 in

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"Synopsis" by , Updated and expanded with the latest clinically proven strategies, the third edition of this bestselling workbook enables chronic pain sufferers to take charge of their symptoms and get their lives back.
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Imagine finding a way to spend less time in doctors offices, and to decrease the discomfort, depression, and anxiety associated with chronic pain. Managing Pain Before It Manages You offers just that--a program to help you reduce your pain and learn coping skills to get your life back. Developed over the authors many years of working with chronic pain sufferers, this program has been proven effective. Program participants report that they have been able to take control of their pain and cut their doctor visits by more than one third! Straightforward and compassionate, this hands-on guide provides detailed information plus step-by-step techniques, activities, and worksheets (perforated for easy removal and photocopying). Dr. Margaret Caudill helps you:

*Understand the causes of chronic pain

*Recognize what increases and decreases your pain symptoms

*Reduce your pain and emotional distress

*Learn effective problem solving

*Make informed decisions about medications and nutritional therapies

*Incorporate relaxation, meditation, and gentle exercise into your daily routine

*Communicate effectively about your pain

*Set realistic goals

New to the Third Edition

Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition includes the latest information on medications and other clinically proven treatment strategies, expanded coverage of specific pain disorders, and a new appendix featuring Internet resources. Plus, readers can download free MP3 audio files of three of the guided relaxation exercises in the book (one hour total).

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

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