The Psychology of Spine Surgery

The Psychology of Spine Surgery

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 394 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781557989970
  • DDC分類 617.56059019

Full Description

This work covers the psychosocial and physiological influences affecting spinal surgery - from evaluation to preparation and post-operative rehabilitation. It translates results from the field's leading researchers into directly applicable protocols to create assessment and treatment frameworks for use with patients suffering chronic, intractable back pain.It should be useful for psychologists, orthopaedists, neurosurgeons, physicians and nurses, as well as students of medicine and health psychology.


The Human Spine - Basic Anatomy And Surgical Procedures; Presurgical Psychological Screening - Rationale And Process; Medical Risk Factors; Behavioural And Historical Influences - The Psychological Examination; Personality And Emotional Issues; PPS Prognosis - The Mind-Body Interface; The Psychoneuroimmunology Of Spine Surgery; Conceptual Models Of Surgery Preparation; Preparing For Spine Surgery - Cognitive-Behavioural Intervention; Preparing For Spine Surgery - Psychosocial Interventions; Post-Surgical Deconditioning And Reconditioning - Potentials And Pitfalls; Psychological Aspects Of Post-Surgical Rehabilitation.