A pain consultation clinic for women

Seeman, Mary V.; Gordon, Allan S.
August 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/25/98, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p382
Academic Journal
Focuses on the usefulness of pain consultation clinics for women. The pilot study at the Craniofacial Pain Research Unit of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario; Common presenting conditions, including temperomandibular disorder; Women being more likely than men to complain of somatic problems; The exploration of pain or dysfunction through psychiatric consultation; Themes like mothering, aging, and caring for others surfacing during consultation.


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