Gaining Self Confidence

A Power-over-Pain Handout

Ann Marie Parker, SPT • Kathleen Metzker, MPH • Lindsay M. Edwards, MA, LPC,R-DMT
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 

Power-over-Pain handouts were guided by the following book, a valuable source for understanding and managing pain: Turk DC, Winter F. (2006). The Pain Survival Guide: How to Reclaim Your Life. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Learning from Others 

People who develop self-confidence along with their pain possess the following characteristics: Read the full handout below: