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2020 Aug 22

Pain Med

Using a Narrative Practice Approach to Understand In-Depth Experiences of Individuals Coping with Chronic Pain.


Current psychological interventions to enhance management of chronic pain report small to moderate effects. There is a need to explore the experiences and coping of individuals with chronic pain in depth and expand beyond current knowledge paradigms to enhance psychological interventions. The current literature recommends narrative practice as a qualitative approach in a group to facilitate sharing of knowledge on coping with chronic pain. Therefore, we conducted group sessions incorporating narrative practice to explore the experiences of individuals coping with chronic pain.