A Day Without Pain

Chronic pain and fatigue affect millions of people. How sufferers cope depends on personality and the way these burdens are conceptualized.

Pain: It's in Your Head and It's Real

By Mel Pohl M.D., FASAM

The reality of emotions and how they affect our experience of pain

Personality and Pain Relief

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.

The effectiveness of placebo treatment for pain is related to personality traits

Pain and the Weapon

By David Biro M.D., Ph.D.

Pros and cons of a common metaphor.

What to Say to People With Chronic Pain

By Toni Bernhard J.D.

Here’s what the chronically ill wish you’d say to them.

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