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By Peter Staats, Mark Wallace

ISBN-10: 007181745X

ISBN-13: 9780071817455

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For ­example, up to a third of people with coronary heart disease also have chronic pain, and a similar ­percentage of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have chronic pain. • Individuals with severe chronic pain were up to three times more likely to die from ischemic heart disease compared to those with no chronic pain. • The comorbidity, co-prescribing, and co-occurrence of disability lead to greater challenges in managing each condition and reducing impact. Chronic pain cannot be managed in isolation.

247-273. 1/8/2015 3:44:43 PM 16 SECTION 2 • BASIC PRINCIPLES ESTIMATES OF PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC PAIN • The range of population prevalence estimates of chronic pain (ie, the proportion of the population affected) is wide (7%–64%), in part, because of differences in the precise definition of chronic pain used, methods of data collection (eg, lower prevalence rates for phone surveys than those that used postal questionnaires), and differences in sampled population groups. • The largest study (n = 46,000) found a chronic pain prevalence of 20% in Europe.

These monoamines are released primarily from axons whose cell bodies are located in the brainstem. Analgesic actions are potentiated by monoamine re-uptake (­tricyclic antidepressants) inhibitors and are ­synergistic with morphine. • Low-threshold afferent input to many nociceptive dorsal horn neurons is under tonic GABAergic and glycinergic inhibition, which selectively reduces postsynaptic responses to light touch. Note that WDR neurons respond to Aβ input, but such input is not considered noxious.

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