‘Negative emotions’ linked to higher rates of opioid use in sickle cell disease

Posted by on November 27, 2017 4:47 pm
Categories: health

A link has been foundbetween negative emotions, such as sadness and anxiety, and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease whose pain levels were self-reported as relatively low. These conclusions come from a small study using data from daily electronic patient diaries.

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