Adolescent patients with chronic pain may be more likely to suffer from alexithymia – article

Investigators find adolescents with chronic pain may be more likely to experience alexithymia, a condition in which one lacks emotional self-awareness. Article from Clinical Pain Advisor   Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain
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Airing Pain 99: Transition Services for Adolescents with Chronic Pain

Going through adolescence can be a difficult process for anyone, but for young adults with chronic pain the difficulties of these formative years can become multifaceted. With 8% of young people in the 13-18 age range affected by chronic pain (15,000 living with arthritis alone), the
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Transcript – Programme 27: Arthritis – challenging perceptions

Setting the record straight on arthritis, and practical tips on living with the condition.
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Transcript – Programme 19: Family therapy

How pain affects family members and how family therapy can help.
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Airing Pain Programme 66: Not A Burden

Bringing mind and body together to reduce pain with self-hypnosis.
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Transcript – Programme 10: Young people in pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. Patients and health professionals at a residential pain management programme in Bath talk about the pain management needs of younger people and the aims of the programme. Paul Evans visits the Centre for Pain Services at the Royal Nation
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