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Can chronic pain, depression and too many pills cause poor judgement?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Any of those things alone can cause poor judgement.
The combination certainly could do so.

In brief: Yes

Any of those things alone can cause poor judgement.
The combination certainly could do so.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Of course!

Pain is a serious distraction from what goes on around you.
Chronic pain issues causes depression. Both of these cause loss of focus and motivation. Pills, it depends on what type. Certainly narcotics or antidepressants can cause this, especially with pain and depression coexistent.

In brief: Of course!

Pain is a serious distraction from what goes on around you.
Chronic pain issues causes depression. Both of these cause loss of focus and motivation. Pills, it depends on what type. Certainly narcotics or antidepressants can cause this, especially with pain and depression coexistent.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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