More Information on Pain Management & Research
PMC Coordinating Center has gathered together additional, reliable information on the subjects of chronic pain, pain management, pain management research, and best practices for pragmatic clinical trials. See below for information on events and cyber seminars, journal publications and other links, news and more.
Cyberseminars & Other Events
Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain
Journals and Other Publications
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Veterans With Comorbid Posttraumatic Headache and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms
This manuscript described the primary outcomes from a CBT-based intervention designed to address headache attributable to mild TBI and comorbid PTSD in Veterans. We found that the CBT headache intervention produced headache outcomes that were superior to medical management in VA polytrauma and PTSD outcomes comparable to Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Confronting Racism in All Forms of Pain Research: A Shared Commitment for Engagement, Diversity, and Dissemination
The third paper in the three-part series on addressing racism in pain research, the authors advocate for a shared commitment toward an antiracism framework in pain research. They identify community partnerships, diversification of research environments, and changes to dissemination practices.
This second paper in a 3-part series on antiracism in pain research across the translational spectrum focuses on study design factors.
Part one of these three-part series on addressing racism in pain research offers historical and theoretical background, as well as proposed shifts in language and practices in pain research frameworks, to promote the incorporation of antiracism research practices.
An early challenge was to ensure that PMC researchers across the 11 national, large-scale pain trials did not co-enroll participants in multiple, concurrent pain trials. Learn about the strategies developed to address this challenge.
This article reports on the development of a brief questionnaire to measure persons’ experience of the impact of COVID-19 on their health and well-being.