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The project investigates the situation of patients with chronic pelvic and chronic belly pain before and after our group therapy.
To treat patients with chronic pelvic and belly pain in an interdisciplinary way, we developped a group therapy consisting of twelve sessions and a booster session. The therapy is based on the bio-psycho-social model of pain and includes group sessions of psychotherapy as well as physiotherapy.
All patients fill in questionnaires (concerning pain impact, pain chronicity, depression, anxiety, stress, well-being and sexuality) before and after the therapy as well as three and twelve months after.
Learning of Coping Strategies
Center of Pain Medicine
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Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-08-20T20:17:11-0400
Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a major health problem in 35% of the general population in most developed countries. In addition to interventional therapies, the cognitive and behavioral a...
This study looks at whether a coping skills training program can help women manage pain and stress after breast surgery, and lower the risk of developing chronic pain. This coping skills ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of coping strategies and catastrophizing thoughts on disability and the prognosis of back and neck pain in patients treated within th...
Compare the self-compassionate score by type of attachment, "safe" or "insecure", in chronic pain patients.
Coping-oriented hypnotic suggestions aimed at reducing pain catastrophizing was shown to reduce pain in people with chronic tension-type headache and experimental pain in healthy volunteer...
Implicit theories of pain represent a socio-cognitive mechanism linked to important coping, emotional, and expressive reactions to chronic pain. Evidence suggests that chronic low back pain (CLBP) pat...
There is no consensus on the definition of coping with chronic pain in older adults. The lack of a definition affects communication in interdisciplinary care, limits assessments of coping in clinical ...
Background and aims To better understand the associations between pain beliefs and pain coping strategies in a sample of community adolescents. Methods Four hundred and thirty-four adolescents were as...
Cognitive-behavioral self-management strategies are recommended for older adults with chronic pain. The goal of this study was to explore how pet ownership promotes use of these strategies in everyday...
African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of osteoarthritis (OA), but they have been underrepresented in trials of behavioral interventions for pain. This trial examined a culturally tailored p...
Process in which individuals take the initiative, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identifying resources for learning, choosing and implementing learning strategies and evaluating learning outcomes (Knowles, 1975)
Diagnosed when there are specific deficits in an individual’s ability to perceive or process information efficiently and accurately. This disorder first manifests during the years of formal schooling and is characterized by persistent and impairing difficulties with learning foundational academic skills in reading, writing, and/or math. The individual’s performance of the affected academic skills is well below average for age, or acceptable performance levels are achieved only with extraordinary effort. Specific learning disorder may occur in individuals identified as intellectually gifted and manifest only when the learning demands or assessment procedures (e.g., timed tests) pose barriers that cannot be overcome by their innate intelligence and compensatory strategies. For all individuals, specific learning disorder can produce lifelong impairments in activities dependent on the skills, including occupational performance. (from DSM-V)
Behavioral treatment that uses drill and practice, compensatory and adaptive strategies to facilitate improvement in targeted learning areas.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Facilities providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative services for patients with severe chronic pain. These may be free-standing clinics or hospital-based and serve ambulatory or inpatient populations. The approach is usually multidisciplinary. These clinics are often referred to as "acute pain services". (From Br Med Bull 1991 Jul;47(3):762-85)
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...