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Literacy Deficiencies Restrict Access to Cognitive-Behavioral Pain Therapy

Although impressive scientific evidence shows that pain self-management programs based on cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBT) are effective, they would have greater utility and impact if simplified appropriately for persons with below average...
6-Mar-2018 9:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Effective Pain Assessments Achieved by Targeting Multiple Pain Mechanisms

Greater understanding of complex, underlying pain mechanisms, which are different in most pain patients, holds promise to improve the quality and precision of clinical pain assessments and help foster successful treatment outcomes. Roger B....
6-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Post-Surgery Pain Resolution Mechanisms Can Explain Healing Variability

Chronic pain after surgery is a major health problem but little is known about individual pain experiences and how and why pain usually resolves. A leading pain researcher reported today at the American Pain Society Scientific Summit that recent...
5-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Babies Feel Pain Even if They’re Not Crying

Reliance on behavioral indicators, such as crying, to assess pain in infants underestimates how much pain babies actually feel when they undergo stressful medical procedures. This has long-term implications on brain development and impacts future...
5-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Scientific Summit, March 4-6, Anaheim

Conference Exclusively Explores Pain Mechanisms
16-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statement from the American Pain Society: McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations

McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations
13-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Pain Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting Explores Pain Mechanisms

The American Pain Society,, has changed the format for its 2018 conference to a Scientific Summit titled “Understanding Pain Mechanisms.” The event is March 4-6 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The conference...
25-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Improves Pain and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Youth

Sleep quality partially mediates the relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and pain in children and adolescents, according to new research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society.
24-Jan-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Inadequate Pain Research Funding Hampers Effort to Find Safer and More Effective Treatments

Funding for pain research remains at disproportionately low levels despite overwhelming evidence that untreated and undertreated chronic pain is the costing the nation more than $600 billion a year in medical costs and lost work time, and is...
9-Aug-2013 2:00 PM EDT

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