Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies

By Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD and Mark Andersen, PhD
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  • Written in a style which is understandable to those who do not have a specialist psychology background
  • Relates the theoretical and research foundation to the practicalities of client -practitioner relationships, interventions and working with clients with a variety of conditions.
  • Aimed specifically at those working in the field of physical and manual therapies including sports
  • Written by a broad international range of contributors, all of whom are leaders in their fields - therapy approaches may vary from country to country. The book gives the global picture.
  • This comprehensive text addresses a number of important issues. It features extensive coverage of psychological principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation. It covers key concepts relevant to psychological care in physical therapies, with special focus on approaches to client care. This unique text also includes material on specific client populations.

    Key Features
    • Easy-to-read style and format make the text a helpful reference for experienced practitioners brushing up, or for newcomers seeing a condition for the first time.
    • Information effectively relates the theoretical and research foundation to the practicalities of client -practitioner relationships, interventions and working with clients with a variety of conditions.
    • Broad international range of contributors provides diverse approaches, giving a global picture.
    ISBN 9780443073526
    Author Information By Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD, Head, School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Penrith, Australia and Mark Andersen, PhD, Associate Professor, Centre for Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    Published Reviews Chiropractic Journal of Australia, December 2004
    "An ideal companion for Waddell's 'Back Pain Revolution' this book provides very useful tools to strengthen these dimensions in one's practice."
    Table of Content Contributors
    SECTION 1: Injury, illness, and rehabilitation: psychological principles

    1. Using psychology in the physical and manual therapies
    Gregory S. Kolt and Mark B. Andersen
    2. Psychological antecedents to injury and illness
    Urban Johnson
    3. Psychological responses to injury and illness
    Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal
    4. Psychological aspects of rehabilitation
    Britton Brewer

    SECTION 2: Psychological care in the physical and manual therapies: An integrated approach
    5. Practitioner-client relationships: Building working alliances
    Al Petitpas and Allen Cornelius
    6. Transference and countertransference
    Mark B. Andersen
    7. Recognizing psychopathology
    Mark B. Andersen
    8. Cognitive and behavioral interventions
    Craig A. White and Esther K. Black
    9. Relaxation techniques
    Rosemary A. Payne
    10. Imagery
    Helen Graham
    11. Pain and its management
    Gregory S. Kolt
    12. Terminating the therapeutic relationship
    Lynda Mainwaring

    SECTION 3: Working with specific client populations
    13. Traumatic brain injury and stroke
    Joseph H. Ricker
    14. Spinal cord injuries
    Beth L. Dinoff and J. Scott Richards
    15. Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions
    Pia B. Santiago and Robert M. Kaplan
    16. Injury from sport, exercise and physical activity
    Gregory S. Kolt
    17. Arthritides
    Melainie Cameron
    18. Functional somatic syndromes
    Rona Moss-Morris and Wendy Wrapson
    19. Personality disorders
    Mark B. Andersen
    20. Terminal illness
    Stephen A. Gudas
    Publication Date 18-06-2004
    Pages 384
    Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
    Stock Status In Stock
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