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Psychological Approaches in Pain Mgmt - PAIN5016

Year - 2020

This unit is primarily focused on the influence of psychological variables in the implementation of all treatments, both somatic and psychological. The implications of the bio-psychosocial model of chronic pain for interdisciplinary interventions are discussed. The evidence for interventions based on psychological principles is critically examined and implementation of these interventions in a range of clinical settings is explored.

Online, approximately 10 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)

participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignment/s or equivalent (80%)

Assumed knowledge
This unit is cased based and is best suited for experienced clinicians


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pain Management and Research Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Sarah Overton, Dr Brad Wood
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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