Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain

Second Edition
A Step-by-Step Guide

Beverly E. Thorn

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ISBN 9781462531691
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I. Rationale, Theory, Research, and Assessment

1. Why Consider Cognitions When Treating Chronic Pain?

2. Conceptual/Organizational Model and Treatment Rationale: Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain

3. The Research Foundation for Cognitive Treatment of Pain

4. Clinical Assessment of Pain from a Biopsychosocial Perspective

II. A Cognitive Treatment Program for Chronic Pain

Treatment Module 1. The Brain in Pain: Rationale for Cognitive Therapy

Treatment Module 2. The Stress–Judging–Pain Connection

Treatment Module 3. Identifying Automatic Thoughts

Treatment Module 4. Examining Our Thoughts and Creating New Ones

Treatment Module 5. Muscle Relaxation and Coping Self-Statements

Treatment Module 6. Deeper Beliefs

Treatment Module 7. Observing and Letting Go

Treatment Module 8. Writing about Strong Emotions: Another Way of Acknowledging and Letting Go

Treatment Module 9. Assertiveness: A Great Way to Communicate

Treatment Module 10. Putting It All Together


Appendix A. Brief Pain Inventory—Short Form (BPI-SF)

Appendix B. P4 Suicidality Screener (P4)

Appendix C. Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS)

Appendix D. Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia–11 (TSK-11)

Appendix E. Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (PSEQ)

Appendix F. Patient Global Impression of Change Scale

Audio Downloads

1. Diaphragmatic (Belly) Breathing

2. Passive Muscle Relaxation

3. Mindfulness Relaxation