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Chronic Pain: Advances in Psychotherapy

Author: Beverly J. Field and Robert A. Swarm

Course Created: 2008

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

This ceu course on chronic pain provides practical and evidence-based guidance on the psychological diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain. It includes information about medical treatments, multidisciplinary management, and complementary and alternative therapies.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  • Description of Chronic Pain
  • Theories and Models of Chronic Pain
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Indications
  • Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Case Vignette

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the different types of pain.
  • Describe the different types of somatoform diagnoses.
  • Explain treatments of chronic pain.
  • Describe medications used to treat chronic pain.


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