Individuals with chronic vs episodic migraine may be more likely to experience chronic back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, anxiety, and depression.
Mental disorders are positively associated with subsequent self-reported chronic back and/or neck pain, with a clear dose-response relationship between the number of mental disorders and subsequent pain.
A large proportion of patients with episodic migraine have greater risk for cardiovascular disease with increasing age and subsequently have contraindications to treatment with triptan and ergot medications.
Patients with chronic depression and comorbid panic disorder are more likely to experience side effects as a result of treatment with antidepressant medications.
Pain is more common in those with depression and those with both depression and pain are more likely to have cognitive impairment.
Adequate diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and depression needed for improved management of tension-type headaches.
A Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep scale assesses attitudes about sleep among individuals with chronic pain.
Genetic factors and the environment patients share with their partner or spouse may determine their risk of developing chronic pain and help explain the association between chronic pain and depression.
The Short-Form Health Survey as an Effective Diagnostic Tool for Psychiatric Comorbidities in RA PatientsAugust 02, 2016
The analysis found that the SF-36 survey was an effective diagnostic tool for MDD and GAD in patients with RA.
Individuals experiencing chronic pain in adolescence are more likely to develop anxiety and depressive disorders in adulthood.
Clinical Pain Advisor Articles
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- Stages of Low Back Pain Have Specific Sets of Clinical Indicators
- First Non-Opioid Drug Approved for Managing Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
- Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Fatal, Nonfatal Drug Overdoses
- Standardized SCS Workflow May Effectively Alleviate Failed Back Surgery Syndrome-Related Pain
- Marijuana Legalization and Opioid Prescribing Rates
- Medical Marijuana Users More Likely to Use Prescription Drugs for Medical, Nonmedical Purposes
- Interbrain Coupling During Handholding Associated With Analgesia, Empathy
- IV Tramadol Significantly Reduces Post-Op Pain in Phase 3 Study
- Telehealth-Delivered Behavioral Therapy, Supportive Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain
- Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pumps Have Low Device-Related Error Rates
- Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain
- Illness Perceptions Mediate Back Pain, Quality of Life in Early Axial Spondyloarthritis