Introduction Part I Understanding Pain Chapter 1: The Biological Basis of Pain Chapter 2: Psychological Factors that Influence Pain Part II Understanding Hypnosis Chapter 3: What is Hypnosis? Chapter 4: What Hypnosis can do for Pain Part III Using Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management Chapter 5: Patient Assessment and Preparation Chapter 6: Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management: The Basics Chapter 7: Hypnotic Inductions Chapter 8: Suggestions for Pain and Symptom Management Chapter 9: Suggestions for Thought and Mood Management Chapter 10: Suggestions for Behavior, Activity, and Sleep Management Chapter 11: End of the Session: Post-hypnotic Suggestions and Reorienting Chapter 12: Summary and Consolidation Pain Evaluation Form Appendix of Self-Report Measures Assessing Pain, Pain-Related Beliefs and Coping, and Clinical Success References About the Authors
Mark P. Jensen is Professor and Vice Chair for Research of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center. He has published more than 250 articles and book chapters on pain assessment and management, and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pain.
Readers will come away with an overview of how to approach using hypnosis with those experiencing chronic pain and a good sense of both the issues involved in working with chronic pain and in using hypnosis. * Dr Angela Busuttil, The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy *