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- Website: Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center
- Resource type: Article
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Patients with chronic pain should be evaluated for underlying medical conditions, including anxiety and depression. Antidepressants can be used to treat many chronic pain disorders.
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antidepressant, anxiety, distress, depression, analgesics, quality of life, chronic pain, neuropathic
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Rated on: 2/1/2017 12:38:49 PM
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