Aging: are these 4 pain myths complicating care? Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Chronic Pain
  • Disease Progression
  • Humans
  • Opioid-Related Disorders

MeSH Major

  • Aging
  • Attitude to Health
  • Pain
  • Pain Management

abstract

  • Is pain a natural part of aging? Does "toughing it out" make pain more tolerable? Read on to see what the evidence really says regarding 4 common misconceptions about pain and aging.

publication date

  • November 2012

has subject area

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Aging
  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Attitude to Health
  • Chronic Pain
  • Disease Progression
  • Humans
  • Opioid-Related Disorders
  • Pain
  • Pain Management

Research

keywords

  • Journal Article
  • Video-Audio Media

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 23256096

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 666

end page

  • 670

volume

  • 61

number

  • 11