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Positive Affect, Resilience, and Pain in MS With Chronic Pain

Positive Affect, Resilience, and Pain in MS With Chronic Pain

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Resilience may mediate the relationships between positive affect and pain interference and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Peripherally Acting Opioid and Cannabinoid May Be Effective for Neuropathic Pain

Peripherally Acting Opioid and Cannabinoid May Be Effective for Neuropathic Pain

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Cotargeting of peripheral μ-opioid and cannabinoid receptors was found to have a synergistic effect in reducing mechanical allodynia in a mouse model of neuropathic pain.

Bedside Quantitative Sensory Testing May Reliably Assess Sensory Profiles in Neuropathic Pain

Bedside Quantitative Sensory Testing May Reliably Assess Sensory Profiles in Neuropathic Pain

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A bedside quantitative sensory testing using inexpensive handheld devices indicates that this test may reliably be used to assess sensory profiles in patients with neuropathic pain.

Chronic Pain in Adolescents and Alexithymia

Chronic Pain in Adolescents and Alexithymia

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Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia.

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