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(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists 

(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists
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(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists
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John D. Otis

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329162.003.0001
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date: 25 October 2020

Chapter 1 provides introductory information for therapists, background information and the purpose of the program, information on chronic pain, types of pain (nociceptive pain, neuropathic pain), the development and evidence base, and empirical support for the treatment program, as well as risks and benefits, the role of medications, issues to consider before commencing treatment, an outline of the treatment program, using the program for pain groups, and methods of involving a significant other in treatment.

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