Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain to Improve Functional Outcomes amongPrimary Care Veterans
Gregory P Beehler
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July 2021 -
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National guidelines, such as those from the Centers for Disease Control, recommend psychological therapies over opioid therapy as a preferred first line treatment for chronic pain. Behavioral health providers embedded in primary care as part of the VA’s national Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) program are well- positioned to support Veterans with pain by delivering treatments to improve functional recovery. Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain is widely recognized as a sa...