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...of chronic pain, while certainly worthy of concern and study, misses the way in which chronic pain differs from acute, short-lived pain. When it is clear that there is a reasonably predictable closure for the sufferer, the issue of addiction must be in the forefront of the minds of the medical community. One should not trade one problem, one with a clear resolution, for another fraught with severe and long-term consequences. But with chronic pain, where there is no clear resolution to be found, where the individual faces a lifetime of debilitating and brutal suffering, we need to rethink ... (more)
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