Missed opportunities: School as an undervalued site for effective pain management

@inproceedings{Boutilier2013MissedOS,
  title={Missed opportunities: School as an undervalued site for effective pain management},
  author={Jessica A. Boutilier and Sara C. King},
  year={2013}
}
When children are physically, emotionally, and mentally well, they are far more likely to succeed in school (People for Education, 2010). Therefore it is not surprising that when children experience chronic pain, school success is often threatened. Although limited, research in this area indicates that children and adolescents with chronic pain tend to experience significant difficulties with social functioning, poorer academic performance, and increased challenges in meeting the demands of the… CONTINUE READING

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