Podcast: Managing the Debilitating Affects of Chronic Pain

December 28, 2009

This interview with Dr. Carol Campbell of Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, explores how patients suffering from chronic pain who discuss their pain often and freely can frustrate and alienate family and friends.

This interview with Dr. Carol Campbell, who works at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, focuses on Campbell’s study and article, “‘Nobody likes a back bore’ - exploring lay perspectives of chronic pain: revealing the hidden voices of nonservice users,” which appeared in the Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. The study explores how patients suffering from chronic pain who discuss their pain often and freely can frustrate and alienate family and friends. Results of the study focused on providing patients with ways to better express themselves and physicians with tools for opening the lines of communication with their patients.

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