Fibromyalgia Pain and Fatigue Symptoms in Spanish and U.S. Men.

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Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a chronic centralized pain disorder characterized by widespread pain and fatigue. Of those affected by FMS, the majority are women, and minimal research exists involving men. […]

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Structural Validity and Reliability of the Spanish Central Sensitization Inventory in Breast Cancer Survivors.

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One of the most widely used instruments to identify symptoms that may be related to central sensitization is the Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI). Although this instrument has been translated and […]

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ECAP-Controlled Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation Efficacy and Opioid Reduction over 24-Months: Final Results of the Prospective, Multicenter, Open-Label Avalon Study.

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Chronic pain is a major public health concern, as is the associated use of opioid medications, highlighting the importance of alternative treatments such as spinal cord stimulation (SCS). Here we […]

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Prospective Association between Dysmenorrhea and Chronic Pain Development in Community-Dwelling Women.

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Despite emerging evidence of associations between dysmenorrhea, enhanced pain sensitivity, and functional neuroimaging patterns consistent with chronic pain, it is unknown whether dysmenorrhea is prospectively associated with chronic pain development. […]

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Outcomes of Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Across Subgroups of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory – A Study from the Swedish Quality Registry for Pain Rehabilitation (SQRP).

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The Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) is frequently used in the assessment of chronic pain. Three subgroups have been derived from MPI: Adaptive Coper (AC), Dysfunctional (DYS) and Interpersonally Distressed (ID). […]

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Patient and provider perspectives on patient-centered chronic pain management.

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Fifty million American adults have chronic pain, and nearly 20 million have high-impact, or disabling, chronic pain, with higher prevalence associated with advancing age. Patient-centered pain management has been cited […]

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Iatrogenic addiction or dependence as a result of prescription oxycodone use in persons with chronic noncancer pain: A systematic review.

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To determine the incidence of addiction and dependence in persons with chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) who are treated with oxycodone.Systematic review following PRISMA guidelines.PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Cochrane […]

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Impact of the New York State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (IStop) on chronic pain management by primary care providers.

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To explore the impact of the New York State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (IStop) on the self-reported management of patients with chronic pain by primary care providers.Mixed-methods study with survey […]

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Presence of opioid safety initiatives, prescribing patterns for opioid and naloxone, and perceived barriers to prescribing naloxone: Cross-sectional survey results based on practice type, scope, and location.

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The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis in the United States (US) and is associated with devastating consequences, including opioid misuse and related overdose. In response to the opioid […]

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Pain Catastrophizing Mediates and Moderates the Link Between Acute Pain and Working Memory.

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The bidirectional relationship between pain and working memory (WM) deficits is well-documented but poorly understood. Pain catastrophizing – exaggerated, negative cognitive and emotional responses toward pain – may contribute to […]

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Autonomic dysregulation and impairments in the recognition of facial emotional expressions in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

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Emotions are involved in the identification of safety cues in the environment, and are also related to social interaction through recognition of emotional facial expressions. Heart rate variability (HRV) can […]

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Health-related quality of life and pain interference in two patient cohorts with neuropathic pain: breast cancer survivors and HIV patients.

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Persistent pain is common in HIV patients and breast cancer (BC) survivors. The aim of this study was to compare two patient groups with neuropathic pain (NP) regarding several psychological […]

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Combination of pain location and pain duration is associated with central sensitization related-symptoms in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: A cross-sectional study.

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Increased evidence indicates that pain location affects central sensitization (CS)-related symptoms. In addition, pain location and pain duration may be intricately related to CS-related symptoms. However, these factors have been […]

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Cannabis-based medicines and pain: a review of potential synergistic and entourage effects.

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The recent legalization of medicinal cannabis in several jurisdictions has spurred the development of therapeutic formulations for chronic pain. Unlike pure delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), full-spectrum products contain naturally occurring cannabinoids and […]

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Iatrogenic Cushing syndrome following lumbar medial branch block in a patient with HIV on ritonavir and darunavir.

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We present a case report of a 62-year old female with HIV and chronic facetogenic back pain who underwent bilateral L3-L4 and L4-L5 medial branch nerve blocks using triamcinolone acetonide 80 mg. 2 weeks […]

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Preoperative Sleep Quality And Adverse Pain Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty.

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Sleep disturbance is thought to aggravate acute postoperative pain. The influence of preoperative sleep problems on pain control in the long-term and development of chronic postsurgical pain is largely unknown.This […]

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The Psychological Functioning in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Association with Psychological Flexibility and Broader Functioning in People with Chronic Pain.

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People with chronic pain may be particularly vulnerable to the impact of the pandemic COVID-19, and psychological flexibility may protect them. This study investigates psychological functioning in the context of […]

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Medial Prefrontal High-Definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Improve Pain Modulation in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Randomized Double-blinded Placebo-Controlled Crossover Trial.

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Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is highly disabling, but often without identifiable source. Focus has been on impaired anti-nociceptive mechanisms contributing to pain maintenance, though methods of targeting this impairment […]

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European clinical practice recommendations on opioids for chronic noncancer pain – Part 2: Special situations.

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Opioid use for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is under debate. In the absence of pan-European guidance on this issue, a position paper was commissioned by the European Pain Federation (EFIC).The […]

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A pilot multicentre randomised controlled trial of lidocaine infusion in women undergoing breast cancer surgery.

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Chronic postoperative pain is common after breast cancer surgery. Peri-operative lidocaine infusion may prevent the development of chronic postoperative pain, but a large-scale trial is required to test this hypothesis. […]

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