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Stress, pain and relaxation

This leaflet is designed to help you under­stand what stress is, inform you as to why is it impor­tant to be able to relax when you have chron­ic pain and pro­vide some relax­ation exer­cis­es for you to try.

If you would like to know more about the sources of evi­dence con­sult­ed for this pub­li­ca­tion please click here.

Fur­ther resources

Dr Mar­tin Dun­bar is a Con­sul­tant Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gist at the Pain Man­age­ment Pro­gramme, NHS Greater Glas­gow & Clyde.

Dr Eliz­a­beth Dewey is a Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gist at NHS Lanarkshire.