Tag: <span>perceived pain</span>

Pain Pills

Medication for Pain: Almost all patients complain that their doctor does not understand their pain, and fear that their access to prescription narcotics will be cut off. They know little about the action or side effect of the drugs (constipation, agitation, sleep disruption and mood changes are common complaints). While they know that “these drugs …

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Pain and Depression: The Inner Workings

From a physical standpoint pain and depression share much of the same biochemistry of the brain. Equally as important, they both interfere with sleep. The medication taken for pain also often disrupts sleep. The inability to control pain leaves a patient with a sense of helplessness, and from a psychological standpoint, the learned helplessness is …

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Catastrophic Injuries

Depression is associated with chemical changes in the brain; then again so is hunger and a bunch of other biological drives. …
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Type D

Type D Personality

Type D The concept of Type D (meaning “distressed”) Personality was introduced in 1995. The concept arises from …
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Dealing with Doldrums

Many injured workers seek outdoor employment because they feel they must be in the sun and fresh air. When offered indoor …
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