The Canadian STOP-PAIN project: the burden of chronic pain-does sex really matter?

@article{Racine2014TheCS,
  title={The Canadian STOP-PAIN project: the burden of chronic pain-does sex really matter?},
  author={M{\'e}lanie Racine and Dominique Dion and Gilles Dupuis and Denise N. Guerriere and Brandon Zagorski and Manon Choini{\`e}re and Robert Banner and Pamela M Barton and Aline Boulanger and Alexander John Clark and A N N O U N C E M E N T S Gordon and Marie-Claude Guertin and Howard M Intrater and Sandra M Lefort and Mary Elizabeth Lynch and Dwight E. Moulin and May Ong-Lam and Philip Peng and Saifudin Rashiq and Yoram Shir and Paul Taenzer and Mark A. Ware},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={443-52}
}
OBJECTIVES The Canadian STOP-PAIN Project assessed the human and economic burden of chronic pain (CP) in individuals on waitlists of Canadian multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities. This article focuses on sex differences. Objectives were to (1) determine the pain characteristics and related biopsychosocial factors that best differentiated women and men with CP; and (2) examine whether public and private costs associated with CP differed according to sex. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sample… CONTINUE READING