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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Does Not Compromise Behavioral Pain Treatment: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Among Veterans.


Schulz-Heik JR, Avery TJ, Jo B, Mahoney L, Bayley PJ
Glob Adv Health Med. 2022; 11:21649561221075578.
PMID: 35186445.


Individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD) and chronic pain evince different presentations, coping strategies, and treatment utilization patterns than individuals with chronic pain alone. Theorists have suggested that comorbid PTSD may complicate chronic pain treatment, and that integrated pain and PTSD treatment may be preferable to pain treatment alone.