Category Archive for: ‘Cognitive’

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side

  By JIM RENDON Published: March 22, 2012 Sgt. Jeffrey Beltran pulled a heavily creased Post-it note from the pocket of his fatigues, unfolded it and looked over a list he jotted down earlier that day: pick up an order of beef lo mein, take his dress uniform to work (jacket, pants and boots), do schoolwork. Beltran’s Army-issue organizer is …

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Cognitive Behavioural Approaches To Chronic Pain

VirtualMedicineCenter.com7 Oct 2008 Chronic pain is notoriously difficult to treat. Although there are no cures, a combination of psychological and physical therapies appears to provide significant benefits. During their lifetime most of the population will experience an episode of back pain that troubles them sufficiently to affect the way they live and seek some form of medical help. Anybody who …

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps Pain Sufferers

Psychological treatments can be combined with conventional methods to reduce pain.Pain is typically the sign of a broken body part. But often it has a life of its own — flaring up when you least expect it, spreading to other areas and even persisting once the offending source is fully healed. In the end, it’s in your head. Which means …

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