TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2017, Cilt 16, Sayı, 2     (Sayfalar: 169-173)

Psychiatric assessment in chronic pain

Hayriye Elbi 1

1 Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ruh Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, İzmir

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2017.25
Görüntüleme: 508
İndirme : 436

Psychiatric assessment in chronic pain is important for differentiating non-medical courses in pain and to recognize psychiatric co-morbidities. In this review, comprehensive pain evaluation is explained, based on bio-psychosocial assessment. Vulnerability for chronic pain, distorted cognitions and behaviors are also discussed besides biological, psychological and social factors. Psychiatric assessment tools, functioning, coping and psychological factors in pain are reviewed. Psychiatric co-morbidities, such as depression, anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, psychological pain syndrome, somatic symptom disorder are explained. Also, tests that could be used for psychiatric evaluation are introduced briefly, and psychological etiology and co-morbid psychiatric disorders reviewed.

Anahtar Kelimeler : chronic pain; psychiatric assessment; psychological factors