News Pain management was the subject of a special issue of JAMA last week

Treatment for depression improves pain in elderly patients

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1185
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    Treating elderly patients for their depression can reduce their pain and disability from arthritis, finds a randomised controlled trial of 1801 elderly patients with depression in five western US states (JAMA 2003;290: 2428-34).

    Of the patients, who were aged …

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