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Pain The Biopsychosocial Model of the Assessment , Prevention , and Treatment of Chronic Pain

  title={Pain The Biopsychosocial Model of the Assessment , Prevention , and Treatment of Chronic Pain},
  author={Kelley Bevers and Lynette Watts and Nancy D. Kishino and Robert J. Gatchel},
T he biopsychosocial model has been demonstrated to be the most heuristic approach to chronic pain assessment, prevention, and treatment. Currently, this model also provides the best foundation for tailoring the most comprehensive pain management program for each specific patient. Chronic pain patients have an increased risk for developing deficits in physical functioning, emotional reactivity, and cognition. Interdisciplinary treatment, based on the biopsychosocial model, is vital to address… 
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