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The Chronic Ignorance Scale - 1 to 10

By Notumbus Bumbus, published on Feb 9, 2012

Chronic pain. Most of us think we know what these two words mean when used together. Billions have been spent trying to decipher their meaning, address their implications, understand their dimensions, their truths and falsehoods. Medications, both licit and illicit, are but one response to that meaning. In the unraveling of their hidden codes, we have discovered obstacles, such as addiction, suicide, incarceration. Some who claim its mark are believed, others seriously doubted, its subjective nature slippery, it avoids easy quantification. It may be a constant, or fluctuate for any of numerous... (more)

Tags: depression, policy, medication, chronic pain, medical community

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