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2022 Apr 29

BMC Health Serv Res



Engaging with EPIO, a digital pain self-management program: a qualitative study.


Bostrøm K, Varsi C, Eide H, Børøsund E, Kristjansdottir Ólöf B, Schreurs KMG, Waxenberg LB, Weiss KE, Morrison EJ, Flakk Nordang E, Stubhaug A, Nes L S
BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr 29; 22(1):577.
PMID: 35488295.


Chronic pain conditions entail significant personal and societal burdens and improved outreach of evidence-based pain self-management programs are needed. Digital cognitive-behavioral self-management interventions have shown promise. However, evidence is still scarce and several challenges with such interventions for chronic pain exist. Exploring patients' experiences and engagement with digital interventions may be an essential step towards developing meaningful digital self-management interventions for those living with chronic pain.