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Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches to chronic pain are receiving increasing attention from researchers and clinicians. This article reviews and highlights recent research advances and future research directions. Assessment research reviewed includes studies examining the social context of pain, the relationship of chronic pain to depression,(More)
OBJECTIVE Although doctor-patient communication has been the focus of numerous studies, there is a lack of empirical evidence on which to base a curriculum for teaching effective communication skills for use in an oncology setting. Research within the general practice area identifies patient-centred and doctor-centred behaviours as the most important(More)
This paper proposes a technique to characterize and postcompensate for the dynamic nonlinearity exhibited by radio frequency (RF) receivers employed in passive intermodulation (PIM) and weakly nonlinear devices characterization (low gain compression of the order of 0.1 dB). The proposed technique begins by accurately characterizing the RF receiver's(More)
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