Problem Solving

Problem solving is often implicit in programs rather than taught as a separate component. It involves identification of the problem, generation of a range of possible solutions, prioritizing among those solutions according to opportunities, resources, and risks, and then attempting them. Many patients appear to use a narrow range of strategies, such as forcing themselves to persist when they meet an obstacle, which succeeds in some situations but rarely in chronic pain. Experimenting with different ways of tackling problems is an important experience for changing habits and beliefs about "the right/best way to do things.'' Although specific problem-solving strategies are still being researched,23,24,40[IV] creative attempts are needed by therapists to introduce patients to new methods of problem solving and to recognition that some problems are insoluble.22

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