Study: Patients feel they must prove chronic pain symptoms

12/4/2013 | PsychCentral.com

People who have chronic pain struggle with how they perceive their body, are uncertain about their future, feel lost in the health care system and find it difficult to prove their symptoms to others, according to a study in the Health Services and Delivery Research journal. University of Warwick researcher Kate Seers said considering patients' perspectives can help improve the understanding of chronic pain and quality of care, and health care professionals should be concerned that patients feel that they have to legitimize their pain and that physicians may not believe them.

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