Although it is still widely believed that the management of chronic pain usually requires medications or physical interventions, a growing body of research has demonstrated the efficacy of psychological therapeutic modalities.
Steven A. King, MD, MS
If there is one thing in the US upon which there is virtually universal agreement, it is that we are in the midst of an opioid epidemic.
Take this quiz on one of the most controversial diagnoses in pain management.
Psychiatrists may be able to contribute to the care of patients with DM by understanding this problem and its proper treatment. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge.
A quiz to help patients mitigate the perils of low back pain.
Migraine, tension-type, cluster...test your clinical acumen about headaches with these 16 questions.
The overprescription of opioid analgesics has resulted in the growing use of heroin. Right?
Here's a case that illustrates the importance of factoring in the presence of pain when treating mental disorders in patients with seemingly intractable pain.
A new CDC guideline on prescribing opioids for chronic pain has only added to the media attention being focused on opioid abuse and addiction. But what does the guideline really offer?
The involvement of a psychiatrist early in the care of patients addicted to opioids may prevent further abuse. Here's why.