Tag: <span>behavior</span>

Surveillance

Surveillance as a Disincentive to Recovery “…he’s supposed to be disabled and here he was working in his yard, going for walks and playing ball with his kids…” Dr. Adams replies: Many believe that an injured worker, if truly disabled, cannot work and will not attempt any activity. On the other hand, if any patient …

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The Marriage of the Injured Worker

With some exception, such as abusive or unfaithful husbands, wives are initially, uniformly supportive after an injury. They move through the stages of shock and disbelief to marked concern and then, if recovery is not imminent, to depressed mood. Many wives of injured workers, however, thereafter become frustrated and angry. The wife either has have …

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The causes of procrastination

Procrastination Procrastination is a behavior involving the delaying of actions to a later time. Procrastination is a way of coping with anxiety that is associated with starting or completing any task/decision. Researchers also have three criteria they use to categorize procrastination. To be “procrastination,” it must be counterproductive, needless, and delaying. Importantly, while people procrastinate …

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Case Management Aftermath

If you are depressed, you are in good company. Take the following self-test and using the scoring criteria at the bottom. …
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Psychological Preparation

If you are seeking a psychological exam on a chronic pain patient, explain to the patient and his/her primary provider that …
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perceived pain

Pain Pills

Medication for Pain: Almost all patients complain that their doctor does not understand their pain, and fear that their access …
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