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Patients' representations of antidepressants: a clue to nonadherence?

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Published in The Clinical Journal of Pain. 2007, vol. 23, no. 8, p. 669-675
Abstract Antidepressants are prescribed frequently to chronic pain patients due to their pain relief effects. This medication raises major adherence issues. Despite the adverse effects, little is known about the factors that may jeopardize adherence in chronic pain patients. We carried out a qualitative study to investigate chronic pain patients' representations of antidepressants as compared with pain-free controls.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overAntidepressive Agents/adverse effects/therapeutic useAttitudeBrain Chemistry/drug effectsChronic DiseaseFemaleHumansInterview, PsychologicalMaleMiddle AgedPain/drug therapy/psychologySocioeconomic FactorsSubstance-Related Disorders/psychologyTreatment Refusal/psychology
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PMID: 17885345
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Research group Groupe Desmeules Jules (pharmacologie/toxicologie) (567)
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PIGUET, Valérie et al. Patients' representations of antidepressants: a clue to nonadherence?. In: The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2007, vol. 23, n° 8, p. 669-675. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90080

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