ERIC Number: EJ348844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Behavioral Concepts in the Analysis of Chronic Pain Syndromes.
Keefe, Francis J.; Gil, Karen M.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v54 n6 p776-83 Dec 1986
Reviews behavioral and psychological concepts currently applied to the assessment and treatment of chronic pain syndromes, including operant conditioning and psychophysiologic concepts such as the stress-pain hypothesis, the pain-muscle spasm-pain cycle, and the neuromuscular pain model. Discusses relaxation and biofeedback training and concepts from cognitive psychology used to evaluate subjective responses to persistent pain. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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