Opening the Medicine Box in the Mind: The Psychology of Pain

Opening the Medicine Box in the Mind: The Psychology of Pain

Our experience of pain goes beyond the mere physical sensation of it – pain has emotional and psychological components to it and these affect our ability to treat pain. This talk discusses the psychological dimensions of pain.

Speaker: Beth Darnall, PhD, Pain Specialist, Pain Psychologist Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center.

Darnall’s latest book is “The Opioid-Free Pain Relief Kit: 10 Simple Steps to Ease Your Pain.”

4 Comments

  1. Wow!! You really hit all of the reasons I have had my Self disaffected by so many life traumas that feed my pain. Thank you!!!!!!

  2. I’m a psychologist, also I’ve had a chronic back pain about six years. So I’m really interested in this topic.

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