Yes, chronic pain may produce feelings of anger, sadness, hopelessness and even despair. In addition, it can alter one’s personality, disrupt sleep, interfere with work and relationships and even have a profound effect on other family members.

However, there is help. A comprehensive pain treatment program, including psychological support, may be what is needed to manage chronic pain.

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