Patients with spondylosis, intervertebral disk disorders, and other back issues and comorbid depression may have greater healthcare expenditures than those without the comorbidity.
The Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia German version does not show significant differences in pain reduction in patients with advanced dementia treated with oxycodone vs placebo.
Daily alcohol use was found to have a reciprocal relationship with greater daily pain in older adults with HIV.
Researchers developed a 4-phase life stress interview to determine whether women with chronic urogenital pain could derive benefits from disclosing stressors and gaining awareness of links between stress, emotions, and symptoms.
Children and adolescents with temporomandibular disorders may experience emotional, somatic, and aggressive behavior more frequently than their healthy counterparts.
Following elective arthroscopic hip surgery, the rate of seven major clinical comorbidities increases significantly.
Adolescents who experience more frequent back pain may be more likely to smoke and drink alcohol and report feelings of anxiety and depression.
A 7-item pain intensity measure for persons with dementia has shown initial validity and reliability
Researchers conducted a double-blind crossover study in adults with treatment-resistant depression to determine the involvement of the opioid system in ketamine’s antidepressant effects.
Pain may partly mediate the observed association between physical performance and depressive symptoms in patients with radiographic knee osteoarthritis.