Pain syndromes - from recruitment to returning troops [electronic resource] : wounds of war IV / edited by Brenda K. Wiederhold.

Wounds of War (Conference) Corporate Author
Amsterdam : IOS Press, c2012.
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Wounds of War (Conference)
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series E: Human and Societal Dynamics
NATO science for peace and security series - e: human and societal dynamics
1 online resource (252 p.)
Pain -- Psychological aspects.
War victims.
Electronic books.
In October 2011, twenty-seven scientists and representatives from NATO and partner countries met in Sudkarnten, Austria for a three-day NATO Advanced Research Workshop entitled ""Wounds of War: Pain Syndromes - From Recruitment to Returning Troops"". The aim of this publication, which presents papers from that workshop, is to critically assess the existing knowledge and to identify directions for future actions. The book addresses four key questions: Vulnerability to Pain syndromes: Are certain types of people at a higher risk for pain syndromes (background, ethnicity, childhood trauma, etc.)?
PAIN SYNDROMES - FROM RECRUITMENT TO RETURNING TROOPS; Preface; Editorial; Co-Chairs; Main Lectures/Presentations Given; Sponsors; Contents; Section I Vulnerability to Pain Syndromes; Misuse of Prescription Pain Medications in U.S. Active Duty Service Members; Phantom Limb Syndrome: A Review of Current Theories; The Relationship Between Childhood Adversity and Physical and Mental Health Problems in the Military: An Overview; The Physical Health of Combat-Exposed Women: Findings from a Nationally Representative Civilian Sample; Behind Pain: Genetics
Section II Diagnosis and Assessment of IssuesThe National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium's Efforts to Improve Pain Education in Medical, Dental, and Nursing Schools Using the "Centers of Excellence"Model; Psychological Pain and Suicidal Behavior; Managing Pain in Military Populations with Virtual Reality; Neurobiological Basis of Pain Syndrome in War Veterans with PTSD: Preliminary Findings; Section III Clinical Updates; Diversity of Pain Syndromes in War Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Death Rescued Him from Pain -a Report of Complex Therapy of an ISAF Polish Soldier with an Extreme Multi-Organ InjuryBody Pain in PTSD - a Case Report on Psychodermatosis in a Polish Veteran of the International Security Assistance Force; Section IV Treatment; Operationalizing Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to treat the Full Spectrum of Pain and Suffering in Wounded Warriors; Comparing Distraction/Relaxation Modalities with Chronic Pain Patients; Stress Prevention May Reduce Pain:Concepts and Programs of Prevention in the German Armed Forces
Chronic Low Back Pain in Chronic Combat-related Posttraumatic Stress DisorderPain Management by Multimodal Cognitive Regulation; Section V Workgroup Conclusions; Workgroup I: Conclusions on the Diagnosis and Assessment of Pain Syndromes; Workgroup II: Conclusions on the Treatment of Pain Syndromes; Workgroup III: Conclusions on Clinical Updates on Pain Syndromes; A Review of Pain Management Techniques for Military Populations; Subject Index; Author Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Wiederhold, B. K.
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