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Integrative Pain Management in the Military Setting 

Integrative Pain Management in the Military Setting
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Integrative Pain Management in the Military Setting
Author(s):

Anita Hunt Hickey

and Kevin T. Galloway

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199315246.003.0051
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date: 26 June 2019

Chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) secondary to combat and non-combat related injury and trauma is widespread and associated with significant short and long term cost to the military, Veterans Health Administration, military service members, their families and society at large. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain injuries and other psychological co-morbidities are present in up to 50% of veterans with CNCP, necessitating a holistic, interdisciplinary biopsychosocial approach in this complex population.

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