Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence and War
The SIG on Pain Related to Torture, Organized Violence, and War aims to:
- Promote the recognition and appropriate treatment of pain resulting from torture, organized violence, and war.
- Promote mutual education and training of health care workers who care for survivors of torture, organized violence, and war.
- Promote liaison and exchange of information between pain treatment services and organizations working with survivors of torture, organized violence, and war.
- Foster research on all aspects of pain resulting from torture, organized violence, and war.
- Establish an international forum within the pain field for discussion and action, using knowledge about pain to mitigate the health effects of torture, organized violence, and war.
- Survivors of Torture And Organized Violence: Pain in Context
4 August 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Working with Survivors of Torture and Conflict
26 August 2012 | Milan, Italy
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Symposia Materials: Working with Survivors of Torture and Conflict
Official satellite symposium of the 14th World Congress on Pain, August 26, 2012, Milan, Italy
- Working With Survivors of Torture Who Suffer Chronic Pain: An Experience (Andreia Negron)
- Treating Torture Survivors With Pain in a Group Setting: Experiences Learned (Gunilla Brodda Jansen)
- Documentation of Torture: Late Consequences (Stine Amris)
- Reflections on Suffering (Smadar Bustan)
- Observation-Based Assessment of ADL Performance Amongst Danish Asylum Seekers: A Cross-Sectional Study Military Pain Management: Back Home and Beyond (Dominic Aldington)
- Final Program
Officers [Term 2018-2021]
Chair: Amanda Williams (UK)
Vice Chair: Dominic Aldington (UK)
Past Chair: Fernando Cervero (UK)
Secretary: Ken Craig (Canada)
Research officer: Lester Jones (Australia)
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