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Can CBT trump chronic pain?

Dr Mary Wyatt

Chronic pain is a notoriously obstinate barrier to RTW. Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy the card we need to play?

Take Home Messages   Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an approach that works with an individual to alter their belief structures about a situation. The approach has been shown to improve outcomes for people with chronic pain. For people with chronic pain, CBT can: Improve vocational outcomes; and Remove perceived barriers to return to work; and Remove perceived barriers to an increase in working hours...

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