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2022 Jun 28

Eur J Pain

A randomized controlled trial on long-term effectiveness of a psychosocial aftercare program following pediatric chronic pain treatment: Who benefits the most?


Dogan M, Hirschfeld G, Blankenburg M, Frühwald M, Ahnert R, Braun S, Marschall U, Zernikow B, Wager J
Eur J Pain. 2022 Jun 28.
PMID: 35762280.


For pediatric chronic pain patients, intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment (IIPT) is a well-established treatment. The treatment's short-term effectiveness can be improved by an additive psychosocial aftercare (PAC). However, neither the program's long-term effectiveness nor the patients in particular need have been investigated yet.