Psychiatric aspects of pain management in patients with advanced cancer Book Section


Authors: Breitbart, W.; Payne, D.
Editors: Chochinov, H. M.; Breitbart, W.
Article/Chapter Title: Psychiatric aspects of pain management in patients with advanced cancer
Abstract: (from the chapter) Reviews the prevalence of pain in cancer and AIDS, pain syndromes, and pain assessment issues, as well as pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions for pain. Psychiatric interventions in the treatment of cancer and AIDS pain have become an integral part of a comprehensive approach to pain management and are highlighted in this review, including psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral techniques. Psychiatric management of pain in palliative care involves a multimodal treatment approach. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
Keywords: multimodal use of pharmacologic & psychotherapeutic & cognitive behavioral approaches to pain management in palliative care of patients with advanced cancer or aids
Book Title: Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine. 1st ed
ISBN: 9780195092998
Publisher: Oxford University Press  
Publication Place: Oxford, UK
Date Published: 2000-01-01
Start Page: 131
End Page: 159
Language: English
ACCESSION: Book: 2001-16740-008
PROVIDER: Ovid Technologies
PROVIDER: psycinfo
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Notes: Book Chapter: 9 -- Chochinov, Harvey M [Ed ; Breitbart, William [Ed -- xx, 435 -- Source: PsycINFO
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  1. William S Breitbart
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  2. David K Payne
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