Pain pp 361-364 | Cite as

Common Emotional Problems and Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Pain

  • Katherine HadlandsmythEmail author
  • Anureet Walia
  • Rahul Rastogi


Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and personality disorders are prevalent among patients with chronic pain. Further, many patients with chronic pain struggle with sleep disturbance, suicidality, cognitive impairment, and problematic opioid use. Psychological approaches to chronic pain management may include operant approaches, cognitive behavioral therapy, biofeedback, or hypnosis.


Comorbid psychiatric disorders Psychological approaches to pain management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katherine Hadlandsmyth
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anureet Walia
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rahul Rastogi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pain Medicine, Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of Iowa, Carver College of MedicineIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Iowa, Carver College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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