Chronic pain: a multiaxial approach to psychosocial assessment and intervention.


Journal Article

With the advent of new and improved psychiatric treatment of chronic pain, increased interest has been directed toward psychosocial factors that contribute to chronic pain. Attention has been focused on assessing chronic pain and selecting therapy according to desired changes in symptoms or behavior. This report presents a conceptual framework for assessing chronic pain, as well as technics of psychosocial management of it.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Blazer, D

Published Date

  • February 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 203 - 214

PubMed ID

  • 7466441

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7466441

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States