Dr Stefan Friedrichsdorf discusses what makes the Children’s Minnesota Hospital stand out, including its Comfort Promise and approach to pediatric pain.
In this case report, the authors present a patient who received ECT for somatic symptom disorder with significant improvement in pain & gastrointestinal symptoms.
In this study, the authors investigate the full extent of adverse effects resulting from use of multiple analgesics & their impact on QoL in the lay population.
This special report argues that many patients with chronic pain may not be significantly impacted by psychological factors, and that for those who are, cognitive–behavioral therapy is the treatment of choice.
Is biofeedback an effective intervention for the treatment of chronic low back pain? In this commentary, the authors describe biofeedback for chronic low back pain and summarize current research on biofeedback to address key questions.
How can parental physiological response be used as an additional measure of parental experience? This review examines cardiac responses as common indices of stress and emotional responding and reviews extant literature examining parental cardiac responses in the pediatric pain context.
Evaluation of over 10 million insurance claims in the USA provides evidence of “adverse selection” in the prescription of opioids.
Lauren Pulling highlights some of the key trending topics in neurology and neuroscience from 2016, as well as the top read articles of the year – take a look and let us know your thoughts.
This article examines the interplay of social support, pain intensity and ethnicity as moderators and covariates of relationship on depressive symptomatology.
A recent study in mice has identified a chemical substance, OB-1, which dampens the perception of light touch and could be used to target neuropathic pain.