Management of Cancer Pain: The Psychiatrist's Role

November 8, 2012

In this 2-part video, Steven King, MD discusses the various causes of cancer pain and then focuses on role that psychiatrists can play in helping patients cope.

What factors give rise to cancer pain? And what role can the psychiatrist play in helping patients with cancer cope with pain?

Those topics are the focus of the two videos you can watch here. The speaker is Steven King, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine in New York, who also has a private practice in pain medicine in New York City. Dr King spoke on these topics that the recent US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in San Diego.

Part 1: The Various Causes of Cancer Pain

Part 2: The Psychiatrist’s Role in Helping Patients With Cancer Pain