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Emotions, Moods, & Pain

Describes some of the effects of chronic pain on the brain. Lists the major chronic pain disorders and their treatments. Explains the differences between migraine and tension headaches. Identifies the major sources of back pain and their effective treatments. Describes the differences between trigger points and tender points. Lists methods and techniques of lowering the risk of chronic pain disorders. Discusses the concept of multidisciplinary pain management. Describes the applications of non-pharmacologic pain treatments like cognitive-behavioral therapy, biofeedback, and meditation.
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Hour 1

  1.      Introduction
  2.      Emotions
  3.      Moods
  4.      Emotions, Moods, & Pain: It is all in the Brain
  5.      Fear & Stress
  6.      Stress & Chronic Pain
  7.      Anxiety
  8.      Anxiety & Pain

 

Hour 2

  1.      Loss, Depression, & Pain: The Social Loss /Pain Overlap
  2.      Depression
  3.      Depression & Pain
  4.      Double-Duty Medications for Mood Disorders and Pain
  5.      Antidepressants
  6.      Mood Stabilizers

 

Hour 3

  1.      Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Mood Disorders and Pain
  2.      Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management
  3.      How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management Works
  4.      Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. List and describe the six basic emotions that have unique facial expressions.
  2. Explain the difference between emotions and moods.
  3. Discuss the relationship between emotions, moods, and pain.
  4. Identify brain structures and neurochemicals that play a role in both moods and pain.
  5. Discuss the relationship of pain to both acute stress and chronic stress.
  6. List the similarities between stress management and pain management.
  7. Identify the similar brain areas involved in both physical and emotional pain.
  8. Explain the interactions between anxiety disorders, depression, and pain.
  9. Discuss cognitive behavioral therapy and its role in pain management.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
Accreditation Emotions, Moods, & Pain accreditation
# of Pages 53
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