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2024 Mar 07

Eur J Pain


Veterans with chronic pain: Examining gender differences in pain type, overlap, and the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder.


Hadlandsmyth K, Driscoll MA, Johnson NL, Mares JG, Mengeling MA, Thomas EBK, Norman SB, Lund BC


Women are more likely to experience multiple overlapping pain conditions (MOPCs) relative to men. Post-traumatic stress disorder can negatively impact the severity and trajectory of chronic pain and its treatment. Specific associations between gender, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and MOPCs require further examination.