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Graded exposure in vivo in the treatment of pain-related fear: A replicated single-case experimental design in four patients with chronic low back pain 5mg dulcolax visa. Fear-avoidance and its consequences in chronic musculo- skeletal pain: A state of the art cheap 5mg dulcolax mastercard. A randomized trial of a lay person-led self-management group intervention for back pain patients in primary care. The World Health Organisation Quality of Life Assessment (the WHOQOL): Position paper from the World Health Organisation. Examination of changes in interpersonal stress as a factor in disease exacerbations among women with rheumatoid arthritis. Williams Department of Anesthesiology University of Washington When patients suffering with pain are referred to a mental health profes- sional, there are a number of specific questions that need to be addressed related to the purpose of the assessment. A primary care physician may simply conduct a mental status assessment to assist in routine treatment planning and to identify any significant emotional problems that need to be addressed. Referral questions might be initiated by a governmental agency related to disability determination or vocational issues. A specific referral question from a third-party payer may focus on the issue of malingering. The referral question might be related to decisions that will influence initia- tion of a particular treatment. For example, a surgeon might refer a patient for assessment in order to determine whether the patient is a good candi- date for a particular surgery or neuroaugmentation procedure (i. Al- ternatively, a physician may seek advice concerning whether there are any contraindications for initiating a course of chronic opioid therapy. Another referral question may concern the appropriateness of a patient for enroll- ment in a rehabilitation program that involves self-management.