In a new study, researchers have investigated neural circuits in rats to understand fearful memory retrieval, finding that place cell firing patterns are involved in avoidance behaviors.
In this commentary, Turo Nurmikko focuses on the choice of surgical treatment in an unoperated patient with clinically established trigeminal neuralgia.
Researchers have discovered that a compound from marine snails can relieve pain in rodent models through a non-opioid pathway; this could present an alternative future treatment for chronic pain.
Dr Stefan Friedrichsdorf discusses what makes the Children’s Minnesota Hospital stand out, including its Comfort Promise and approach to pediatric pain.
In this case report, the authors present a patient who received ECT for somatic symptom disorder with significant improvement in pain & gastrointestinal symptoms.
In this study, the authors investigate the full extent of adverse effects resulting from use of multiple analgesics & their impact on QoL in the lay population.
This special report argues that many patients with chronic pain may not be significantly impacted by psychological factors, and that for those who are, cognitive–behavioral therapy is the treatment of choice.
Is biofeedback an effective intervention for the treatment of chronic low back pain? In this commentary, the authors describe biofeedback for chronic low back pain and summarize current research on biofeedback to address key questions.
How can parental physiological response be used as an additional measure of parental experience? This review examines cardiac responses as common indices of stress and emotional responding and reviews extant literature examining parental cardiac responses in the pediatric pain context.
Evaluation of over 10 million insurance claims in the USA provides evidence of “adverse selection” in the prescription of opioids.