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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.

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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? Stress effects on the body


Veterans/Public Pain Management - Resource Topics

 chronicpain  self management medical treatments Complementary Treatments faqs
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