Improving non-optimal results in chronic pain treatment, a tripartite approach

Carola Adriana Johanna Mes

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation UT

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Twente
    • Zilvold, G., Supervisor
    • Turk, Dennis C., Supervisor, External person
    • Lousberg, R., Co-Supervisor, External person
    Thesis sponsors
    Award date15 Jan 2007
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    Print ISBNs90-365-2435-0
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2007


    • Match-mismatch mechanism
    • Cognitive behavior therapy
    • Chronic pair
    • BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology


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