Key Learning Points

• Particular effects of chronic pain are as varied and complex as the people who suffer them.

• The language of "cause" and "effects" in chronic pain can be considered loosely, and for analytic purposes, without losing sight of the whole person, in context, with their own personal history.

• Among the most well-documented effects that come with chronic pain is emotional distress or mood disturbance, including three to six times the rates of anxiety and depressive disorders compared to the general population.

• Half or more of pain sufferers in the community report disturbed sleep, decreased lifting and exercise, and regular use of medication.

• Considering some effects of chronic pain as possible processes of suffering and disability is potentially useful.

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