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2020 Dec 14

Clin J Pain

Brief Psychological Interventions for Reducing Prescription Opioid Use, Related Harm and Pain Intensity in Patients with Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review and Assessment of Patient Interest.


Brief psychological interventions (BPIs) have demonstrated effectiveness in reducing substance use and related harm. No systematic review has examined their potential to reduce or prevent prescription opioid use or related harm, and/or pain intensity in opioid-using patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP). Recognizing the importance of patient preferences in evidence-based practice, we also sought to assess patient interest in BPIs.