Comorbid Chronic Pain and PTSD: An Update on Research and Treatment – PPM (Practical Pain Management)

https://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/psychological/cognitive-behavioral-therapy/comorbid-chronic-pain-ptsd-update-research-tre Comorbid Chronic Pain and PTSD: An Update on Research and Treatment Chronic pain and PTSD often interact to negatively impact the course of either disorder, requiring thoughtful assessment and reflexive, tailored treatments.By David Cosio, PhD, ABPP and Amy Demyan, PhD, RYT The prevalence rate of chronic pain in the general US population ranges between 10% to 20%.1 ChronicContinue reading “Comorbid Chronic Pain and PTSD: An Update on Research and Treatment – PPM (Practical Pain Management)”

Friday Morning Inspiration – 1/26/2022 – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~It’s shortly after 4:00a.m. as I start this week’s Group message. Outside, the 58 degree temps under mostly cloudy/still dark skies blankets the sleeping neighborhood with a promise of pending rain. Barometric pressure is building.  For some of us, that building pressure can be felt in our bones/joints. For others, it’s theContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – 1/26/2022 – Marian Griffey”

PCORI 2022 and Beyond: Opportunities for Funding and Involvement in Patient-Centered Research – PCORI

https://www.pcori.org/about/provide-input/pcoris-research-agenda-proposed-agenda-for-public-comment PCORI 2022 and Beyond: Opportunities for Funding and Involvement in Patient-Centered Research Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022; 1:00 – 1:30pm EST Location:Online During this live webinar, PCORI Executive Director Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH, and other PCORI leaders will share PCORI’s bold vision for 2022; initiatives and opportunities for funding and involvement in our work, includingContinue reading “PCORI 2022 and Beyond: Opportunities for Funding and Involvement in Patient-Centered Research – PCORI”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ How quickly the days melt from the calendar! And yet, how slowly we seem to be moving through this pandemic! The mirror of Time has two ‘faces’ … each with a muddled mind. I begin to speak/write/think in that language I once considered the voice of “old folks”; the one thatContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Chronic Pain – Drugwatch

Chronic Pain https://www.drugwatch.com/health/chronic-pain/ Chronic pain is pain that lasts for at least six months, though it may last for years. An injury, disease or infection may have originally caused the pain, but chronic pain continues long after the injury or illness has gone away. In some cases there is no known cause. Psychological and environmentalContinue reading “Chronic Pain – Drugwatch”

Mental Illness – Drugwatch

HealthMental Health  Mental Illness Mental Illness https://www.drugwatch.com/health/mental-health/mental-illness/ Mental illnesses are medical conditions involving changes in behavior, thinking or emotions that interfere with a person’s ability to do daily tasks or care for themselves. Common mental health disorders include anxiety disorders and mood disorders such as depression, schizophrenia and ADHD. Other disorders include autism, borderline personality disorder,Continue reading “Mental Illness – Drugwatch”