Pain results from a complex interaction of biological, sensory, emotional, and cognitive factors unique to each individual, and finding successful treatments is equally complex. Pain medications, usually the first choice for easing physical discomfort, are often only mildly helpful, if at all, and they tend to wear off over time.
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Chronic pain is a physical phenomenon, for certain, but it also has important mental dimensions that can ex-acerbate physical discomfort, such as psychological stress and negative effects on mood. Research suggests that addressing these mental aspects of chronic pain may be a very effective way to decrease the toll it