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Book for clinicians on Pain-Related Fear: Exposure-Based Treatment for Chronic Pain

The book entitled ‘Pain-Related Fear: Exposure-Based Treatment for Chronic Pain’ by Johan Vlaeyen, Stephen Morley, Steven Linton, Katja Boersma and Jeroen de Jong was published in 2012 by the IASP press ( This book identifies fear of movement and injury as a primary issue in chronic pain management. It provides a detailed treatment manual on exposure-based techniques for the reduction of pain-related fear and disability in chronic pain. It includes a disc with therapist and patient materials and videos.

The book reads very fluently, and is a must-read for every clinician working with chronic pain patients. Although primarily authored by psychologists, Pain in Motion acknowledges the value of exposure-based treatment for a variety of professions, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and rehabilitation medicine. The book is authored by the world-leading researchers and clinicians in the field of the fear-avoidance model for chronic pain, and its management using exposure-based treatment.

Have a look inside the book by clicking on the following link: Have a look inside

Jo Nijs