Chronic pain is a major medical and social problem in the industrialized world. Based on the available scientific knowledge about the causes of chronic pain and mechanisms that maintain it, numerous methods of pain treatment have been developed. Treatment results reported as non-optimal may be due to several causes. The studies described in this theses are related to the three mentioned explanations for non-optimal treatment results.
|Award date||15 Jan 2007|
|Place of Publication||Enschede|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Jan 2007|
- Match-mismatch mechanism
- Cognitive behavior therapy
- Chronic pair
- BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology