Overcoming Chronic Pain: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Frances Cole, Hazel Howden- Leach, Helen Macdonald, Catherine Carus

Chronic pain can be extremely debilitating; however it does not need to dominate your life. This self-help book is based on highly effective methods developed by specialists and used in community and hospital pain-management programs. CBT is internationally established as a key method of helping to overcome both psychological and physical longstanding conditions. Your experience of pain can be greatly reduced by pacing daily activities, reducing stress, learning relaxation techniques and effective ways to cope with depression, anxiety, worry, anger and frustration. With clear aims set out in each chapter and easy to follow diagrams, this book is suitable for all reading levels.

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