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Title: The use of alcohol in a chronic pain popoulation : physical and psychosocial factors
Author: Lawton, Jane
ISNI:       0000 0004 2673 2891
Current Institution: Lancaster University
Date of Award: 2007
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Chronic pain is a long-standing condition which impacts upon physical and psychosocial health. Pain management programmes aim to help patients understand and manage their pain to alleviate distress. Alcohol use has been proposed as a complicating factor in the management of pain.This thesis includes a systematic review of the literature on alcohol use in chronic pain which indicates that the use of alcohol has a negative effect on both pain and psychological functioning.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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