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Psychiatric aspects of pain

Psychiatric aspects of pain Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/co-psychiatry by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/12/2020 Oye Gureje Purpose of review Introduction Pain is a common reason for seeking healthcare. Chronic Pain is one of the most compelling sources of personal pain is commonly comorbid with psychiatric disorders. New distress. It also imposes a high social and economic cost evidence provides fresh insights into the nature of the link on the public. The experience of pain is enmeshed in between pain and mental disorders and offers opportunity biological, emotional, cultural and social factors [1]. As to refine treatment approaches. pointed out by others [2], the nature of the pain and the Recent findings context of its occurrence, however, may have implica- Even though depression is the most commonly studied tions for how the various factors involved in the experi- comorbid psychiatric disorder, new studies show that other ence of pain interplay. Thus, for example, patients whose mental disorder, especially anxiety disorders, are also pains are due to cancers may be expected to have common. Comorbid conditions, including other chronic psychological reaction to the pains that is qualitatively physical conditions, account for a substantial proportion of different from the psychological profile of persons with the disability associated with chronic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Opinion in Psychiatry Wolters Kluwer Health

Psychiatric aspects of pain

Current Opinion in Psychiatry , Volume 20 (1) – Jan 1, 2007

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Wolters Kluwer Health
ISSN
0951-7367
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1473-6578
DOI
10.1097/YCO.0b013e328010ddf4
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/co-psychiatry by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/12/2020 Oye Gureje Purpose of review Introduction Pain is a common reason for seeking healthcare. Chronic Pain is one of the most compelling sources of personal pain is commonly comorbid with psychiatric disorders. New distress. It also imposes a high social and economic cost evidence provides fresh insights into the nature of the link on the public. The experience of pain is enmeshed in between pain and mental disorders and offers opportunity biological, emotional, cultural and social factors [1]. As to refine treatment approaches. pointed out by others [2], the nature of the pain and the Recent findings context of its occurrence, however, may have implica- Even though depression is the most commonly studied tions for how the various factors involved in the experi- comorbid psychiatric disorder, new studies show that other ence of pain interplay. Thus, for example, patients whose mental disorder, especially anxiety disorders, are also pains are due to cancers may be expected to have common. Comorbid conditions, including other chronic psychological reaction to the pains that is qualitatively physical conditions, account for a substantial proportion of different from the psychological profile of persons with the disability associated with chronic

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Current Opinion in PsychiatryWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jan 1, 2007

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