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A biopsychosocial approach (i.e., one that takes into account physical, emotional, and environmental factors in the assessment and treatment of pain) has been found to improve the pain care of patients with a range of conditions including neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain.
Kerns R, Kassirer M, Otis J. Pain in Multiple Sclerosis: A biopsychosocial perspective. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2002; 39(2): 225-32. http://www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/02/39/2/pdf/kerns.pdf