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Below are links to select articles, web content, and research. The more we know about pain, the better.
Chronic Pain Won't Stop me (my free e-book)
23 Tips to Help Get the Best Chronic Pain Treatment from Your Doctor
2019 UM Pain Short Course (a collection of medical workshop lecture videos)
Pain Reframed podcast
20 Tips for Living Well with Chronic Pain and Illness
Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation
Tips for Better Sleep
Chronic pain: Medication decisions (Mayo Clinic)
Tinnitus book for children
My Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Story: Tom Bowen
Tame the Beast – It's time to rethink persistent pain (5:00)
The Biopsychosocial Approach
Think Pain Is Purely Medical? Think Again.
Why Does Pain Hurt?
Intensity of Chronic Pain — The Wrong Metric?
Five things I wish I knew earlier in my journey with chronic pain
Chronic Pain Has No Known Cure, but Can We Treat It?
Changing how we think about pain
Research Uncovers Potential Treatment for Chronic Pain
Pain Is Inevitable; Suffering Is Optional
Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking
These Researchers Think We Can Retrain Our Brains to Tame Chronic Pain
Psychologists Explain How To Stop Overthinking Everything
Our dangerous fear of pain
Fear-Avoidance Beliefs And Chronic Pain
Learning and Unlearning of Pain
The Psychology of Pain
Eeeeek… pain behaviors!
You Have More Control Over Pain Than What You May Think
Your Mind Can Be Trained To Control Chronic Pain. But It Will Cost You.
Evidence-Based Scientific Data Documenting the Treatment and Cost-Effectiveness of Comprehensive Pain Programs
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain
Chronic pain affects the whole person – a phenomenological study