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Pain and Disability: Clinical, Behavioral, and Public Policy Perspectives

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Pain and Disability: Clinical, Behavioral, and Public Policy Perspectives
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309074584
ISBN-13: 9780309074582
Number of pages: 323

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Pain is the most common complaint presented to physicians. This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promising ways of assessing and measuring chronic pain and dysfunction; clinical aspects of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation; and how the SSA's benefit structure and administrative procedures may affect pain complaints.

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