Most Recent Articles by Helen Fosam, PhD
Polymorphism at the level of drug receptors, transporters, or other proteins involved in drug metabolism or action may dampen a drug's efficacy or increase its toxicity.
Evidence indicates that distraction can provide pain relief, highlighting the influence cognitive processes have on pain perception.
The Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep (PBAS) scale offers a tool to assess the interaction between sleep, insomnia and chronic pain.
Cravings can be affected by variables such as sex, negative affect, and history of SUD, but few studies have examined the impact of day-to-day changes in pain intensity.
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