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Title: Evaluation of a brief chronic pain management program: effects and limitations.
Authors: Stans, L ×
Goossens, L
Van Houdenhove, Boudewijn
Adriaensen, Hugo
Verstraeten, D
Vervaeke, M
Fannes, Valère #
Issue Date: Dec-1989
Publisher: Lippincott-raven publ
Series Title: The Clinical Journal of Pain vol:5 issue:4 pages:317-22
Abstract: The short- and long-term efficacy of a multidisciplinary pain management program was evaluated in a group of 35 chronic pain patients. At posttreatment, patients reported lower pain levels, more up-time, less medication consumption, an increase in positive cognitions about pain, and more (psychologically oriented) active coping. At follow-up, treatment gains were only partly maintained. A theoretical model regarding the impact of the treatment program was discussed. Plans for future efforts to enhance transfer and maintenance of therapeutic benefits were presented.
ISSN: 0749-8047
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Psychiatry
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