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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Self-Management Interventions for Chronic Pain

  • Desirae ChristianEmail author
  • Jyoti Sachdeva


A comprehensive approach to the treatment of chronic pain involves addressing its psychological components. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is one method that focuses on how thoughts influence feelings and behaviors. This chapter will discuss key features of cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as highlight some common self-management interventions.


Cognitive-behavioral therapy Self-management interventions Chronic pain Cognitive restructuring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicineUniversity of Cincinnati Medical CenterCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral NeuroscienceUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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