How is chronic pain defined

How is chronic pain defined?

Chronic pain is often defined as pain that persists for more than 3 months or that outlasts the usual healing process. However, the cognitive-behavioral aspect, not duration, is probably the essential criterion of the chronic nonmalignant pain syndrome. Chronic non-cancer-related pain serves no useful biologic purpose.


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