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Chronic Pain And Family: A Clinical Perspective
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer Verlag
Publication date March 7, 2006
Pages 157
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780387296487
ISBN-10 0387296484
Dimensions 0.25 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.82 lbs.
Original list price $109.00
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Chronic pain affects every facet of a patient’s life, and nowhere is this more evident than in the complex arena of family life. Chronic Pain and Family: a Clinical Perspective examines typical family issues associated with prolonged illness, offering realistic ways to approach them in therapy.

Informed by current practice and his own experience, noted author/clinician Ranjan Roy brings fresh insights to common pain scenarios and therapeutic impasses, and provides a framework for assessing marital and family relationships when chronic pain is a defining factor. Clinicians will get not only a clearer understanding of sensitive issues, but also effective strategies for engaging clients without turning them off.

Coverage includes:

- Meanings of pain in relationships

- "Who Does What?": exploring changes in family roles

- Resistance to treatment: why it occurs and how to work through it

- Health concerns and other burdens on well spouses and children

- Sexuality, domestic abuse, and other "silent" issues

- Case examples demonstrating therapy step-by-step with a range of couples and families

For therapists and social workers who deal with this growing population of patients, Chronic Pain and Family: A Clinical Perspective stands at a unique intersection of pain/disability and family resources. Roy’s recognition of the family’s changing demographics together with his synthesis of clinical knowledge make the book suitable for graduate-level courses as well.



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9780387296487 | details & prices | 157 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.82 lbs | List price $109.00
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