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Persistent pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined.

Tsang, Adley, Michael Van Korff, Sing Lee, Jordi Alonso, Elie Karam, Matthias C Angermeyer, Guilherme Luiz Guimaraes Borges, Evelyn J Bromet, Giovanni de Girolamo, Ron de Graaf, Oye Gureje, Jean-Pierre Lepine, Joseph Maria Haro, Daphna Levinson, Mark A Oakley Browne, Jose Posada-Villa, Soraya Seedat and Makoto Watanabe. Common Chronic Pain Conditions in Developed and Devloping Countries: Gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety disorders. J Pain. 2008; 9(10): 883-91. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1526590008005750

Reference

Title
Common Chronic Pain Conditions in Developed and Devloping Countries: Gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety disorders
Publication
J Pain
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Tsang, Adley, Michael Van Korff, Sing Lee, Jordi Alonso, Elie Karam, Matthias C Angermeyer, Guilherme Luiz Guimaraes Borges, Evelyn J Bromet, Giovanni de Girolamo, Ron de Graaf, Oye Gureje, Jean-Pierre Lepine, Joseph Maria Haro, Daphna Levinson, Mark A Oakley Browne, Jose Posada-Villa, Soraya Seedat and Makoto Watanabe
Volume & Issue
Volume 9, Issue 10
Pages
883-91
URL
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  • Prevalence & Incidence

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