Psychosocial

Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults

Physical, Psychosocial Activity May Be Protective Against Development of Chronic Pain in Older Adults

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Weekly vigorous activity and cultural engagement may protect against the development of chronic pain in older adults.

Greater Trauma Associated With Amplification of Pain, Spinal Nociception

Greater Trauma Associated With Amplification of Pain, Spinal Nociception

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Trauma exposure plays a significant role in both pain response and development of chronic pain.

National Academies Report on Health Effects of Cannabis

National Academies Report on Health Effects of Cannabis

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In January 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report titled "The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendation for Research."

Psychosocial Factors That May Predict Opioid Analgesia

Psychosocial Factors That May Predict Opioid Analgesia

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Multiple psychosocial factors such as depression, anxiety, and pain catastrophizing are associated with opioid analgesic response.

Integrating Pain Psychology Into Training Programs, Continuing Education

Integrating Pain Psychology Into Training Programs, Continuing Education

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No-cost pain psychology curricula should be added to graduate and postgraduate psychology programs.

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