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Living with pain: How can the patient experience inform your research?

February 2019

Can integrating the patient perspective into your research improve outcomes?

PainSolve Editorial Team

The burden of pain

Chronic pain imposes a significant burden across multiple aspects of the lives of sufferers and their families. In addition to the obvious physical consequences, chronic pain is known to have psychosocial, emotional and economic consequences (Figure 1).1–3 Hadi et al. (2018) found that, compared with both the general population and those with other long-term conditions, the quality of life (QoL) of those with chronic pain is significantly lower across all domains, including general health, mental health and physical functioning.2 In addition, it interferes with work, family and social lives, sleep and mood.2

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