By Esteban Toledo Carrion, M.D.
Addiction Psychiatry Fellow, Boston University School of Medicine
Sponsoring organization: American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Clinical Vignette Description:
- Substance use disorders have a high co-morbid rate of mental illness.
- Chronic pain requires a holistic assessment and treatment approach.
- Pharmacological treatment of substance use disorders can potentially address pain as well.
- Mindfulness can contribute to the reduction of pain and overall improved mental health.
- Identify patients at risk or with an active substance use disorder
- Rcognize other co-morbidities that may be contributing to substance use
- Discuss the neuro-psychology of pain
- Identify non-pharmacological interventions for pain
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