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Title Personality characteristics of patients with pain / edited by Robert J. Gatchel and James N. Weisberg
Edition First edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2000]
copyright 2000
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Description 1 online resource ( xii, 311 pages : illustrations)
Summary Provides a comprehensive review of the advances in the field of pain and personality and highlights the important future directions of this field. The intention is to provide the most comprehensive information on the current understanding of how personality characteristics affect all aspects of pain and its management. This book provides readers with practical approaches to important, everyday clinical concerns and issues that arise when dealing with the vagaries of personality and psychosocial issues displayed by patients experiencing pain. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Pain -- Patients -- Psychology.
Pain -- Psychological aspects.
Patients -- Attitudes.
Pain -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Gatchel, Robert J., 1947-
Weisberg, James N., 1963-