Grappling with Chronic Pain and Poverty during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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“People living with pain also frequently experience co-morbidities such as addiction and mental illness which are now being unwittingly exacerbated by government responses to the coronavirus pandemic.”

Fiona Webster, Laura Connoy, Abhi Sud, Andrew D. Pinto & Joel Katz (2020) Grappling with Chronic Pain and Poverty during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Canadian Journal of Pain, DOI: 10.1080/24740527.2020.1766855

Fiona Webster and her team recently published an editorial in the Canadian Journal of Pain that explores the “implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with chronic pain, and in particular, those also living with low socioeconomic status.”

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