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Needs of Special Populations

  • Sarah J. Love-JonesEmail author


Both persistent pain and substance misuse are common in the general population. The presence of certain life circumstances or comorbid medical or psychosocial conditions warrant special attention during the evaluation and treatment of pain in patients with substance use and addictive disorders.


Substance use Pain relief Special populations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.North Bristol NHS Trust, Pain Clinic, Gloucester House, Southmead HospitalBristolUK

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