Resource directory

In order to facilitate access to relevant information, our resources are organized into categories according to the type of resource, user, knowledge sought and area of interest. We invite you to browse these categories below to guide your research.

  1. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:04:00

    Coping with Anger and Frustration

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    Patient

    This resource offers information about anger and how to manage it, as well as links to other sites for those who want to learn more.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  2. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:05:00

    Coping with Stress

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on pain, fear and anxiety. She discusses anxious thoughts and their impact on pain and avoidance. It offers suggested strategies for coping with fear and anxiety and provides links to other relevant sites or documents.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  3. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 01:20:00

    Finding Psychological Balance through Migraines

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    Patient

    This resource is a video recording of a talk titled "Finding Mental Balance Through Migraines" given by Dre. Marie-Christine Taillefer, psychologist at the CHUM. Dre. Taillefer discusses the psychological factors that may play a role in pain and suggests strategies to improve pain management, quality of life and mood.

    Language: French

    Reference: Taillefer, Marie-Christine. 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/12,

  4. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:08:00

    Psychotherapies

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    Patient

    This document provides information about the pain cycle and how persistent pain affects different aspects of the lives of people who suffer from it. The document provides information on the role of psychotherapy in persistent pain and the different approaches used There are several links to other sites or other resources to help people better manage pain, emotions, thoughts, sleep, activities, ...

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  5. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:03:00

    Confront Depression

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on persistent pain depression and suggests links and some coping strategies.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  6. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 01:00:00

    Relieving Chronic Pain: The Contribution of Psychologists

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    Patient

    The first article describes the components of a persistent pain management program, using the IRDPQ as an example. The second talks about persistent pain and aging and the associated misconceptions. The third is about fibromyalgia. The last reviews the role of the psychologist in physical rehabilitation.

    Language: French

    Reference: Arcand, Denis Rivard, Marie-Josée Trahan, Evelyne Hervouet, Séverine Montanez, Joël. 2011

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  7. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:00:00

    The Psychologist at the Heart of Physical Health

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    Health professional, Patient

    Edition of the psychology magazine on the role of the psychologist in physical health (please go directly to page 21).

    Language: French

    Reference: Sultan,Serge Körner, Annett. 2010. Le psychologue au cœur de la santé physique

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17,

  8. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:07:00

    Cognitive restructuring: your way of thinking

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on cognitive behavioral therapy and more specifically on cognitive restructuring. Cognitive restructuring is an effective strategy to help work and change non-helping thoughts into more helpful ones.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  9. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:03:00

    Less pain thanks to psychotherapy

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    Patient

    This resource provides information on depression in seniors with persistent pain as well as the application of cognitive behavioral therapy in this population.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaSalle, Martin. 2006

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  10. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:01:00

    Tool 1 Acceptance

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    Patient

    This is a short video in English that introduces the importance of the concept of "acceptance" as a basic tool for successful management of persistent pain. This video, intended for patients, but also for healthcare professionals, is one of several tools available on the The Pain toolkit site aimed at promoting self-management by patients with persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference:

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  11. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:00:00

    Stop, breath and think

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    Caregiver, Patient

    The mission of this app is to help kids, teens and young adults build the emotional strength to tackle life’s ups and downs.

    Language: English

    Reference: My Life. 2020. Stop, breath and think

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  12. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:15:00

    Visualization is a Powerful Short-term Pain Management Strategy.

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    Patient

    This resource offers audio recordings of relaxation using visualization to manage pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs de la société d'arthrite

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  13. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:15:00

    Using Mindfulness to Master Chronic Pain

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    Patient

    This is a resource to help you set goals that follow the SMART rule (Specific, Measurable, Ambitious, Realistic, Temporal).

    Language: English

    Reference: Wong, Davidicus. Utiliser la pleine conscience pour maîtriser la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/06,

  14. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:57:00

    Cultivate Good Morale Despite the Pain!

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    Patient

    Conference given by a psychologist on tips to adopt in a situation of persistent pain. How to succeed in cultivating good morale despite pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Rivard, Marie Josée.2013.Cultiver un bon moral malgré la douleur!

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/12

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