Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies

Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies

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This comprehensive text addresses a number of important issues. It features extensive coverage of psychological principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation. It covers key concepts relevant to psychological care in physical therapies, with special focus on approaches to client care. This unique text also includes material on specific client populations. Easy-to-read style and format make the text a helpful reference for experienced practitioners brushing up, or for newcomers seeing a condition for the first time. Information effectively relates the theoretical and research foundation to the practicalities of client -practitioner relationships, interventions and working with clients with a variety of conditions. Broad international range of contributors provides diverse approaches, giving a global picture.Indeed, attributing a wide range of symptoms to the illness, catastrophiz- ing about symptoms, and focusing undue attention on ... and exposure to stress ( Kraaimaat aamp; Van Schevikhoven 1988, Mello-Goldner aamp; Jackson 1999, Moss- Morris aamp; Petrie 2001, Ray et al 1997). ... Vlaeyen (1995b) proposed that when in pain, people avoid doing those activities that they think may cause further pain or discomfort.

Title:Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies
Author:Gregory S. Kolt, Mark B. Andersen
Publisher: - 2004


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