Put pain to flight: making use of alternative methods

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, November 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2010.4.11.79719

The psychological effects of pain and alternative forms of treatment.

What is it about?

Persistent pain can occur after injury or a medical problem. This article outlines the psychological effects of pain and explores alternative forms of treatment.

Why is it important?

Although medication and other forms of medical and conservative treatment can help to relieve or eradicate symptoms, there are other options available to patients.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Psychological and social factors can prolong pain.

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