Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 7: CBT for Chronic Pain Delivered Through the Internet

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Episode 7 explores two studies on the effects of a cognitive behavioral therapy program for chronic pain delivered through the internet. This is obviously the first step toward a post apocalyptic version of reality in which we are ruled by our computer/machine overlords. Or is it? The fate of world may depend on this episode! Also, Cory is a dumbass. These are among many probing topics in this episode of Pain Science and Sensibility.

The Pain Course: a randomised controlled trial examining an internet-delivered pain management program when provided with different levels of clinician support.
Dear BF, Gandy M, Karin E, Staples LG, Johnston L, Fogliati VJ, Wootton BM, Terides MD, Kayrouz R, Perry KN, Sharpe L, Nicholas MK, Titov N.
Pain. 2015 Oct;156(10):1920-35. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000251.

In the episode they also referred to this article from 2013:
The Pain Course: a randomised controlled trial of a clinician-guided Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy program for managing chronic pain and emotional well-being.
Dear BF, Titov N, Perry KN, Johnston L, Wootton BM, Terides MD, Rapee RM, Hudson JL.
Pain. 2013 Jun;154(6):942-50. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.03.005.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod – incompetech.com:
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade

Photo credit: “The Miracle of Skype, after Stan Galli” by Mike Licht via Flickr

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