Pain Catastrophizing

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

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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.

Caffeine and Opioid Use Beneficial for Fibromyalgia-Like Chronic Pain

Caffeine and Opioid Use Beneficial for Fibromyalgia-Like Chronic Pain

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Caffeine is associated with lower pain catastrophizing, greater physical function, and lower pain interference in patients taking opioids to manage fibromyalgia pain.

Psychological Factors As Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

Psychological Factors As Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

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Psychological factors such as catastrophizing of pain are common in migraine and, along with depression and anxiety, contribute significantly to migraine-related disability.

The Empower Veterans Program

The Empower Veterans Program

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The Empower Veterans Program was created by the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center to improve quality of life through active self-care in veterans with chronic pain.

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