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Chronic Pain: A Template for Biopsychosocial Assessment 

Chronic Pain: A Template for Biopsychosocial Assessment
Chronic Pain: A Template for Biopsychosocial Assessment

Ronald J. Kulich

, Jordan Backstrom

, and Erica Healey

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date: 21 October 2021

Chronic pain management is often considered to fall within the scope of complimentary practice, a disease state replete with psychosocial factors that require ongoing assessment. This chapter reviews the assessment of psychiatric comorbidities of chronic pain including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatic overconcern, and substance use.

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