This book begins by exploring models of care and introduces the reader to the biopsychosocial model before going on to explain the physiology of pain. Further chapters explore the snuffer′s experience, the appraisal of pain, and barriers to effective pain management and treatment strategies.
Chapter 1 Models of health and illness – Annie Sheldrake.
Chapter 2 Physiology of chronic pain – Mark Johnson.
Chapter 3 Living with pain through the eyes of the sufferer – Karen Mackrodt.
Chapter 4 Appraising pain – Carolyn Mackintosh.
Chapter 5 Barriers to effective pain management – Alison Gray.
Chapter 6 Invasive techniques – Carol Banks.
Chapter 7 Psychological perspectives – Ruth Madeleine Dallob, Cristina Lopez–Chertudi, Tricia Rose.
Chapter 8 Reactivation – Jan Cooil.
Chapter 9 Self–treatment strategies – Jan Cooil.
Chapter 10 Pharmacological mangement – Peter Croot.
Chapter 11 Complementary therapies – Val Ali.