Chris Iliades, MD

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Patients With Chronic Pain

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Patients With Chronic Pain

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Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective method of chronic pain treatment, either alone or in conjunction with other pain therapies.

The Benefits and Consequences of Legalized Marijuana

The Benefits and Consequences of Legalized Marijuana

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Questions remain as to whether botanically-derived marijuana offers clinical benefit over pharmaceutical-grade THC, its active ingredient.

Why Billions of Patients Worldwide Lack Access to Opioid Pain Meds

Why Billions of Patients Worldwide Lack Access to Opioid Pain Meds

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Much of the third world is suffering in pain without access to opioid, a situation dubbed the opioid gap.

Causes of and Treatment for Pain Catastrophizing

Causes of and Treatment for Pain Catastrophizing

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Although a recent study indicates that treatment with SSRI antidepressants may help, CBT remains the primary form of therapy.

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Update on Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

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Psychotherapy is useful in treating bulimia and binge eating, while anorexia remains the most difficult eating disorder to tackle.

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