The presence of anxiety and depression in individuals with chronic low back pain may be associated with higher pain severity and disability.
Functional restoration is a multimodal approach to chronic pain and depression, and includes psychoeducation about pain, biofeedback, mindfulness training, physical and occupational therapy, and detoxification of narcotics.
Patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain on long-term opioid therapy who report high levels of pain may be more likely to have moderate to high pain interference.
Individuals with chronic vs episodic migraine may be more likely to experience chronic back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, anxiety, and depression.
Fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, sciatic syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and moderate depression may be more prevalent in working-age individuals with vs without migraine.
Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia.
Substantial evidence suggests a close connection between neuropathic pain and mood disorders.
Individuals with chronic pain and comorbid depression may experience higher levels of stigma related to their conditions compared with patients with chronic pain alone.
Patients with chronic pain and ≥1 posttraumatic stress disorder symptom, particularly numbness or detachment, have poor pain-related outcomes.
Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention May Improve Quality of Life and Autonomy for Patients With Chronic PainJanuary 22, 2018
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.
A stepwise pain treatment may improve sleep in nursing home patients with dementia and depression.
Opioid use in patients with ankylosing spondylitis may be associated with subjective measures of disease and depression, but not objective measures of inflammation.
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder frequently co-occurs with fibromyalgia syndrome and may negatively affect FMS-related morbidity.
Frequent migraines with or without aura were shown to increase the severity of anxiety and depression.
Depressive symptoms increase during medical internships for both men and women, but the increase is greater among women.
Frequent cannabis users enrolled in a Medication-Assisted Treatment for opioid addiction exhibit greater associations between pain and negative affects compared with less-frequent users.
The frequency of migraine - with or without aura - may be correlated with score of symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Depression, anxiety, and perceived stress scores were all positively correlated with increasing chest pain frequency, and the relationship was significant for depression.
Sleep-onset insomnia, pain intensity, and daytime dysfunction contribute to risk of suicide in patients diagnosed with chronic pain.
Women who are pregnant and have migraines are more likely to have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than women without migraine.
A brief behavioral intervention delivered in a primary care setting was found to be effective for youth with anxiety and depression.
Patients with low back pain who are depressed are more likely to be prescribed opioids, and to be prescribed higher doses.
Peripheral anti-IL-6 cytokine treatment is associated with improvement in depressive symptoms in patients with RA.
In patients with chronic migraine and medication overuse, patients who frequently relapse into overuse following withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.
Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment, and may thus represent an attractive adjunct therapy for pain management.
A negative pain mindset - catastrophizing - undermines pain treatment effectiveness and facilitates structural brain changes that serve to maintain pain and distress.
Greater pain extent of chronic tension-type headaches correlates with older age and with greater emotional and physical burdens in patients.
An intervention to foster resilience among professional women at high risk for stress and burnout is beneficial.
The presence of headache may be correlated with PTSD severity.
Transcranial random noise stimulation was shown to alleviate fibromyalgia-associated symptoms.
Clinical Pain Advisor Articles
- Supervised Injection Sites: Facts, Information, Pros, and Cons
- Chronic Pain May Be a Contributing Factor to Suicide
- Striking a Balance Between Opioid Surveillance and Patient Privacy
- Demographic Characteristics of Pregnant Women With Opioid Use Disorder
- Effects of Mindfulness Therapy, Pharmacologic Prophylaxis on Catecholamine Levels in Migraine
- Perioperative Pain Management in Patients With Opioid Use Disorder
- Seven-Item Pain Intensity Measure Reliable in Individuals With Dementia
- Cannabinoid-Associated Analgesia May Be Mediated Through Modulation of Affective Processes
- Reviewing the Efficacy of Invasive Procedures for Chronic Back, Knee Pain
- Antidepressant Effects of Ketamine Appear to Require Opioid System Activation
- Lower Weighting of Hand Cortical Representations in CRPS
- Predicting Success of Focal Nerve Surgery Based on Diagnostic Block Response
- Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
- FDA Announces Draft Guidance for Consumer OTC Access to Previously Prescription Drugs
- Maryland Legislature: Will Federal Courts Permit State Regulation of Drug Prices?