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Chronic Pain May Depend on Emotional Reaction to Injury

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on Thursday, 19 July 2012 in Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the most expensive health care conditions in the U.S. An estimated 30 million to 40 million U.S. adults suffer from chronic pain.

Researchers found that the state of the brain at the time of the injury determines if someone will suffer from chronic pain; they could prognose the likelyhood of developing chronic pain with an 85% accuracy. These outcomes will have profound impacts on treatment. You can find out more at this site....................http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/07/02/chronic-pain-may-depend-on-emotional-reaction-to-injury

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