Chronic Pain Among Suicide Decedents, 2003 to 2014: Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System

Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Chronic pain may be an important contributor to suicide, according to new research published in Annals of Internal Medicine . Full story .

Ketamine’s Antidepressive Effects Tied to Opioid System in Brain

Source: Stanford Medicine The surprising finding of a new Stanford study may alter how new antidepressants are developed and administered in order to mitigate the risk of opioid dependence. Full story .

Comorbidity Between Pain and Mental Illness – Evidence of a Bidirectional Relationship

Source: European Journal of Pain Abstract: Background: Pain from various locations in the body and mental illness are common and the comorbidity between the two is well known although the temporal relationship remains to...
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Recalled Early Life Adversity and Pain: The Role of Mood, Sleep, Optimism, and Control

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Head Movements and Postures as Pain Behavior

Source: PLOS One Abstract: Pain assessment can benefit from observation of pain behaviors, such as guarding or facial expression, and observational pain scales are widely used in clinical practice with nonverbal patients...
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SLU Research: Opioid Cessation May Be More Successful When Depression Is Treated

Source: Saint Louis University The study, "Impact of adherence to antidepressants and on long-term prescription opioid use" was published in the February issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry . Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph....
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