Mini Review - Journal Clinical Psychiatry and Cognitive Psychology (2023) Volume 7, Issue 3
Psychological factors in chronic pain management
Department of Management
- *Corresponding Author:
- Nicola Gillison
Department of Management
Department of Management, University of Huddersfield,UK
Received:26-Aug-2023,Manuscript No.AACPCP-23-103428; Editor assigned:29-Aug-2023,PreQC No.AACPCP-23-103428(PQ); Reviewed:12-Sept-2023,QC No.AACPCP-23-103428; Revised:18-Sept-2023, Manuscript No.AACPCP-23-103428(R); Published:25-Sept-2023,DOI: 10.35841/aacpcp-7.3. 149
Citation: Gillison N. Psychological factors in chronic pain management. J Clin Psychiatry Cog Psychol. 2023; 7(3):150
Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) therapies are used to treat chronic pain in the military, and they may have an impact on psychological aspects such pain catastrophizing, chronic pain acceptance, pain self-efficacy, and patient activation. It is unclear what specific roles psychosocial factors play in how CIH techniques lessen pain. This study investigated whether a comprehensive pain management programmer improves pain outcomes in service members with chronic pain by addressing psychological mediators. Chronic pain, which is defined as pain that lasts longer than the period needed for normal tissue repair, is strongly linked to depressive symptoms, social isolation, disability, and a low quality of life..
Despite a historical emphasis on pharmacological pain management strategies, there has been a rising understanding of the psycho-social elements that affect pain experiences and a concomitant higher emphasis on encouraging patients to take control of their suffering. Chronic pain, which is defined as pain that lasts longer than the period needed for normal tissue repair, is strongly linked to depressive symptoms, social isolation, disability, and a low quality of life. Despite a historical emphasis on pharmacological pain management strategies, there has been a rising understanding of the psycho-social elements that affect pain experiences and a concomitant higher emphasis on encouraging patients to take control of their suffering..
Self-Management Support (SMS) encourages people to assume significant responsibility for controlling the symptoms, medical care, and psychological effects of having a chronic medical condition. Health experts, family members, lovers, friends, and peers with the same or similar conditions are some of the sources of SMS. The literature provides strong evidence for the value of relationships and social interaction for coping with chronic diseases. There aren't any comprehensive summaries of the literature on peers' contributions though to SMS. In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness of the critical part that psychological variables play in the treatment of chronic pain..
It is now commonly accepted that a combination of biological, psychological, and social variables affect how painful something feels. The perception, severity, and persistence of chronic pain have been proven to be considerably influenced by psychological factors in particular. The purpose of this study is to investigate the psychosocial aspects of managing chronic pain. It will dig into how people perceive pain and their capacity to effectively manage it in relation to their cognitive processes, emotional states, and social support..
This research aims to offer insight on how psychological therapies might be incorporated into current pain management approaches to provide more comprehensive and individualized care for those with chronic pain. The results of this study will add to the body of knowledge already available on managing chronic pain and offer insightful information to psychologists, researchers, and medical professionals that work in the field of health psychology. In the end, by treating the psychological components of chronic pain, we can enhance patient quality of life, improve treatment outcomes, and lessen the impact of chronic pain on individuals and society at large..
A comprehensive approach is necessary for managing chronic pain because it is a complicated and diverse disorder. Research has come to realize the importance of psychological elements in comprehending and successfully treating chronic pain over time. The many psychological aspects of managing chronic pain, such as cognitive functions, emotional states, and social support, have been examined in this research. Healthcare practitioners can offer patients with chronic pain more thorough and individualized care by identifying and addressing these psychological variables in chronic pain management. Adding psychological interventions to comprehensive treatment plans can help patients manage their pain better, function better, and feel better overall. In conclusion, healthcare providers can deliver more holistic care that not only targets physical symptoms but also takes into account the emotional, cognitive, and social components of individuals' experiences by recognizing and addressing the psychological factors involved in managing chronic pain. We can enable people with chronic pain to manage their illness, enhance their quality of life, and regain their general wellbeing by adopting a comprehensive strategy.
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