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2023 Dec 18



[Do pain therapy patients benefit from their fellow patients? : A retrospective observational study on the influence of the stage of pain management and therapy experience of fellow patients on the individual therapy success in an inpatient interdisciplinary multimodal pain therapy (IMPT)].


Lindenberg N, Bundscherer A, Wiese C, Lassen C


Interdisciplinary multimodal pain therapy (IMPT) is mostly run in a group setting to encourage the exchange of experiences between patients and thus facilitate the change of pain-related attitudes and behavior. As is known from psychotherapy research, the fellow patients in a therapy group have a relevant influence on the success of the therapy for the individual patient.