No Wonder We're All So Grumpy
Jun 03, 2015 02:00PM ● Published by Cate Reynolds
The authors noted that persistent pain correlated with other indices of health-related quality of life—such as anxiety, depression, and fatigue. Individuals with those conditions were far more likely to report persistent pain.
The authors concluded that measuring pain persistence has policy implications because persistent pain is an indicator of an unmet medical need for pain management in the general population, as well as a risk for anxiety and depression.
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