PAIN MANAGEMENT

the inhibition, lessening, or ridding of physical or cognitive suffering or discomfort, that might be attained by pharmacotherapy, behavioral techniques, neurological and anesthesiologic techniques, complementary or alternative techniques, or a mixture of these. A vast array of psychological interventions have been utilized with success in remediation to help people in coping with or managing their pain.

PAIN MANAGEMENT: "The doctor began to question of likelihood of addiction in his patient after several attempts at effective pain management."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PAIN MANAGEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pain-management/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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