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Human Studies

2020 Aug 31

Pain Med

Prevalence, Characteristics, and Management of Chronic Noncancer Pain Among People Who Use Drugs: A Cross-Sectional Study.


Kaboré J-L, Dassieu L, Roy É, Jutras-Aswad D, Bruneau J, Pagé GM, Choinière M
Pain Med. 2020 Aug 31.
PMID: 32869088.


Most studies on chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) in people who use drugs (PWUD) are restricted to people attending substance use disorder treatment programs. This study assessed the prevalence of CNCP in a community-based sample of PWUD, identified factors associated with pain, and documented strategies used for pain relief.