The effectiveness of a multidisciplinary pain management programme managing chronic pain on pain perceptions, health-related quality of life and stages of change--A non-randomized controlled study.

@article{Dysvik2010TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of a multidisciplinary pain management programme managing chronic pain on pain perceptions, health-related quality of life and stages of change--A non-randomized controlled study.},
  author={Elin Dysvik and Jan Terje Kval\oy and Ragnhild Stokkeland and Gerd Karin Natvig},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={826-35}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has been useful in the treatment of chronic pain conditions for many years. Given the increasing number of persons with chronic pain and associated psychosocial problems, the development and implementation of effective interventions based on CBT is warranted. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of a multidisciplinary pain management programme on health-related quality of life (HRQL), as measured by the Short Form Health… CONTINUE READING
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