The causes of chronic pain are many. Depending on your physical or emotional stability, pain can increase at the most undesirable times. This book examines the emotional, psychological, and social consequences of having chronic pain. Researchers have coined this term the biopsychosocial view of pain. What a great deduction! After all, when can you attribute your pain to just one reason? This book will prompt you to take a look at several components that embrace your well-being. It is a multi-faceted approach that will have you working nightly in an easy to use workbook enabling you to become more and more pain free by changing your insight.
The tools in the Chronic Pain Care Workbook will give you control over your own pain-management process by helping you monitor your responses to pain. Use the assessments to help gauge your levels of physical and emotional pain, sleep habits, and general ability to function throughout the day. Then put the book's practical advice to work to maintain a higher quality of life despite pain. Ultimately, you'll start to achieve higher activity levels and a greater degree of fulfillment.
Use these techniques to:
- Reduce fatigue and boost energy levels
- Manage medication use wisely
- Change your thoughts about chronic pain
- Stop avoiding pleasurable activities
- Limit emotional pain and suffering
- Enjoy greater family, social, and intimate engagement