Brief intervention may be beneficial for adolescents with chronic pain
After 1 month of workshop implementation, patients with chronic pain reported improved functionality, reduced depression symptoms, and improved pain catastrophizing.
Coakley R, Wihak T, Kossowsky J, Iversen C, Donado C. The comfort ability pain management workshop: a preliminary, nonrandomized investigation of a brief, cognitive, biobehavioral, and parent training intervention for pediatric chronic pain [published online September 18, 2017]. J Pediatr Psychol. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsx112