Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Chronic Pain, Veterans, CBT, CBT-CP, treatment, VHA, VA, Veterans Affair
Medicine and Health Sciences
Dr. John DeKock
This paper is an exploration of the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as treatment for chronic pain amongst veterans. CBT has been used as a treatment options for veterans since 2012 in order to decrease the use and misuse of opioids. It focuses on giving the patient tools to control the impact that chronic pain has on their body and mind. The paper explore this treatment, the aspects of it, complementary treatments, and results.
Bones, Mari, "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain in Veterans" (2023). Honors Projects. 916.