Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies by Gregory KoltPsychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies by Gregory Kolt

Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies

byGregory Kolt, Mark AndersenEditorGregory Kolt

Paperback | June 18, 2004

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This comprehensive text addresses a number of important issues. It features extensive coverage of psychological principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation. It covers key concepts relevant to psychological care in physical therapies, with special focus on approaches to client care. This unique text also includes material on specific client populations.
Title:Psychology in the Physical and Manual TherapiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:June 18, 2004Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:044307352X

ISBN - 13:9780443073526

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Injury, Illness, and Rehabilitation: Psychological Principles
1. Using psychology in the physical and manual therapies
2. Psychosocial antecedents to injury and illness
3. Psychological responses to injury and illness
4. Psychological aspects of rehabilitation

Section 2: Psychological Care in the Physical Therapies: An Integrated Approach
5. Practitioner-client relationships: Building working alliances
6. Transference and countertransference
7. Recognizing psychopathology
8. Cognitive and behavioral interventions
9. Relaxation techniques
10. Imagery
11. Pain and its management
12. Terminating the therapeutic relationship

Section 3: Working with Specific Client Populations
13. Traumatic brain injury and stroke
14. Spinal cord injury
15. Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions
16. Injury from sport, exercise and physical activity
17. Arthritides
18. Functional somatic syndromes
19. Personality disorders
20. Terminal illness

Editorial Reviews

Chiropractic Journal of Australia, December 2004
"An ideal companion for Waddell's 'Back Pain Revolution' this book provides very useful tools to strengthen these dimensions in one's practice."