News tagged with emotional pain

Doctors urged to routinely screen for self-injury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Young adults self mutilate to cope with emotional pain, independent of other mental illness, finds Janis Whitlock, who urges doctors and nurses to routinely screen for evidence of such behaviors.

Jun 09, 2010
5 / 5 (1) 0

Why does feeling low hurt?

When it comes to pain, the two competing schools of thought are that it's either "all in your head" or "all in your body". A new study led by University of Oxford researchers indicates that, instead, pain is an amalgam of ...

Jun 07, 2010
5 / 5 (1) 3

Doctors try to put pain in perspective

Susan Leonard's rare and aggressive inflammatory breast cancer and treatment left her with swelling all over her body, nerve damage and loss of her hair, fingernails and toenails. Her severe pain necessitated medication that ...

Aug 26, 2009
4.5 / 5 (2) 0