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Pain Management, Opioid Safety, and PDMP (PMOP)

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For Veterans/Public - Frequently Asked Questions

For Veterans/Public - Frequently Asked Questions

This section provides links to tools on "Frequently Asked Questions," developed for Veterans/Public.

Resources - FAQs

Question Response w/Link
Why does pain become chronic? Acute vs. Chronic Pain *
What is the biopsychosocial model of pain? Biological, psychological, and social factors interact to impact the experience of pain. *
Pain Videos Pain management educational videos targeting the most common issues facing Providers and Patients *
Why am I seeing a psychologist for pain? How psychologists can help with pain management. *
How does stress play a role?

Veterans/Public Pain Management - Resource Topics

chronicpain self management Complementary Treatments faqs

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If you have questions or suggestions for pain-related resources, please send an email to VHA Pain Management Webmaster Group. Questions about personal care should be directed to the local VA facility.

Disclaimer: *Links will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs Website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.