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What are possible psychological treatments for chronic pain?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Several

Biofeedback and talk therapy both have value.
I would suggest their use as a part of a multimodal approach not in isolation.

In brief: Several

Biofeedback and talk therapy both have value.
I would suggest their use as a part of a multimodal approach not in isolation.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology

In brief: Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual and potential tissue damage.
40% of patient with chronic pain may have some underlying psychosocial trauma that directly impacts the experience of a unpleassant stimulus. For these individuals psychotherapy helps modulate the emotions associated with the pain that in turn improves tolerance to painful stimulus.

In brief: Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual and potential tissue damage.
40% of patient with chronic pain may have some underlying psychosocial trauma that directly impacts the experience of a unpleassant stimulus. For these individuals psychotherapy helps modulate the emotions associated with the pain that in turn improves tolerance to painful stimulus.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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