Chronic Pain Patient-Physician Scenarios Which Can Lead to Violence (307)

11:15 am–12:15 pm Saturday, March 9

This session will deal with research on chronic pain patient [cpp] anger, violence ideation, predictors of violence ideation,scenarios leading to potential violence, predictors for potential violent behavior and violence prevention techniques.

Current Research Evidence on Anger/Violence Ideation/Scenarios for Violence Ideation in Chronic Pain Patients

David A. Fishbain, MD

Violence Prevention Techniques for Chronic Pain Patients

W. Michael Hooten, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess the current status of chronic pain patient violence research.
  • Describe some violence prevention techniques which can be applied to the chronic pain patient-pain clinician interaction.