How useful CBT is for treating chronic pain

By teaching people better strategies for coping with chronic pain, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an effective and a safer alternative to opioids for chronic pain – as identified in this study from Wolters Kluwer Health

 

“Cognitive behavioural therapy is a useful and empirically based method of treatment for pain disorders that can decrease reliance on the excessive use of opiates”

 

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