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Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

Predicting Suicidal Ideation in Veterans With Chronic Pain

A number of factors including chronic pain co-occurring with posttraumatic stress disorder and pain interference may predict suicidal ideation and violent impulses in US veterans with chronic pain.

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk for Chronic Pain

Elder Abuse Not Associated With Risk for Chronic Pain

Researchers assessed the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between elder abuse and neglect and chronic pain.

Assessing Outcomes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain

Assessing Outcomes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain

Neuropsychological performance may not be associated with the improvements in pain interference observed after an 8-week Acceptance and Commitment Therapy program in veterans with chronic pain.

Pernix Announces Availability of Zohydro ER 20 mg Dosage Strength

Pernix Announces Availability of Zohydro ER 20 mg Dosage Strength

Zohydro ER is also available in 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 40mg, and 50mg dosage strengths.

CBT vs Pain Education for Chronic Pain in Low-Income Clinics

CBT vs Pain Education for Chronic Pain in Low-Income Clinics

Group cognitive behavioral therapy and pain education may be more effective than usual care for improving pain and physical function in patients presenting with chronic pain at low-income clinics.

Literacy-Adapted Group CBT for Chronic Pain

Literacy-Adapted Group CBT for Chronic Pain

For patients with chronic pain, literacy-adapted group cognitive behavioral therapy and group pain education improve pain and physical function compared with usual care.

Web-Based CBT Adjunct May Address Aberrant Drug-Related Behaviors in Chronic Pain

Web-Based CBT Adjunct May Address Aberrant Drug-Related Behaviors in Chronic Pain

A web-based cognitive behavior therapy program may be associated with greater reductions in aberrant drug-related behavior, pain interference, and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain treated with opioids who undergo treatment as usual compared with patients who undergo treatment as usual only.

Sleep Quality, PTSD Symptoms, and Chronic Pain in Youth

Sleep Quality, PTSD Symptoms, and Chronic Pain in Youth

For youth with chronic pain, researchers found that sleep quality partially mediated the relationships between PTSD and pain intensity and interference.

Narcotic Analgesic Formulations

Comparative chart of narcotic analgesics including formulations, strengths, and dosing intervals.

Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention May Improve Quality of Life and Autonomy for Patients With Chronic Pain

Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention May Improve Quality of Life and Autonomy for Patients With Chronic Pain

An intensive social cognitive intervention delivered by a multidisciplinary team may lead to improvements in health-related quality of life, depressive symptoms, and autonomy in patients with chronic pain.

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