Behavioral Pain Management Podcasts

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Behavioral and psychological interventions for pain management have often been included in patient care as a last resort, a place to turn to when biomedical interventions fail to yield sustained amelioration in pain symptoms. Such an approach disregards research which has long suggested that patient...

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Per the department of Health and Human Services, opioid related overdose deaths have increased almost 400% over the last 18 years. This shift has yielded heightened scrutiny of prescribing practices, and opioids have subsequently fallen out of favor as a first-line treatment for chronic pain. In...

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The field of pain management has undergone a circuitous adventure, much like a rabbit hole. As the economic, mental health, and medical consequences of prescribing opioid medications have mounted, the prevailing logic regarding the usefulness of prescribing opioids for chronic pain has shifted. The...

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Effective pain management has been deemed a human right, but some chronic pain patients perceive that to mean they are entitled to opioid analgesics for prolonged pain control. In response to these expectations, providers may feel pressured to say "Yes" and continue prescribing opioids, thereby...

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Burnout has reached epidemic proportions among healthcare professionals and is especially high among those who care for patients with chronic pain and chronic painful conditions such as migraine and fibromyalgia. This course will review the definition and prevalence of burnout, review the risk...

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There is strong evidence supporting the use of biobehavioral therapies for chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia, migraine, and other forms of severe headache. Evidence based behavioral medicine treatments include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and biobehavioral training. These...

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