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Publication Date: 17 Nov 2016
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Words: 20000
Author: Cheryl Rezek
ISBN-13: 9781847094216, 9781847094223

Pain Management: The Mindful Way

By Cheryl Rezek
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Summary
Chronic pain affects an estimated 14 million people in the UK and is the most common reason for seeking medical help. There’s increasing evidence that mindful practices can have a beneficial effect on pain (sometimes reducing intensity by as much as 40%) and its associated anxiety and depression. This book combines the principles of mindfulness with research from the clinical field of psychology to help you improve your emotional, psychological and physical state. With guided meditations and other practices. Topics include:
Defining pain
How we feel and perceive pain
How a mindful approach can help
Why stress makes it worse
Mindful body movement
The importance of breathing and posture
Taking responsibility for your pain
About the Author
Dr Cheryl Rezek is a consultant clinical psychologist and mindfulness teacher who has worked in the field of health and mental health in both clinical and academic settings. She has published Sheldon Mindfulness: Anxiety and Depression, Sheldon Press 2016, Sheldon Mindfulness: Quit Smoking, Sheldon Press 2016, Life Happens (Leachcroft 2010), Brilliant Mindfulness (Pearson 2012) and Mindfulness for Carers (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015) as well as an App entitled iMindfulness-on-the-go.