'Two pains together': Patient perspectives on psychological aspects of chronic pain while living with HIV

Academic Article

Abstract

  • Objective: Chronic pain is common in HIV-infected individuals. Understanding HIV-infected patients' chronic pain experience not just from a biological, but also from a psychological perspective, is a critical first step toward improving care for this population. Our objective was to explore HIV-infected patients' perspectives on psychological aspects of chronic pain using in-depth qualitative interviews.
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  • PLoS ONE  Journal
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    Author List

  • Merlin JS; Walcott M; Ritchie C; Herbey I; Kertesz SG; Chamot E; Saag M; Turan JM
  • Volume

  • 9
  • Issue

  • 11