The cognitive behavioral therapy causes an improvement in quality of life in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

@article{Castro2012TheCB,
  title={The cognitive behavioral therapy causes an improvement in quality of life in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.},
  author={Martha Moreira Cavalcante Castro and Carla Daltro and Durval Campos Kraychete and Josiane Lopes},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2012},
  volume={70 11},
  pages={864-8}
}
UNLABELLED Chronic pain causes functional incapacity and compromises an individual's affective, social, and economic life. OBJECTIVE To study the cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) effectiveness in a group of patients with chronic pain. METHODS A randomized clinical trial with two parallel groups comprising 93 patients with chronic pain was carried out. Forty-eight patients were submitted to CBT and 45 continued the standard treatment. The visual analogue, hospital anxiety and depression… CONTINUE READING

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