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Ethics and the Chronic Pain Stigma in Geriatric Populations MP3

Why do geriatric populations consistently tend to underreport pain? East Carolina University, Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies Assistant Professor, Daniel Goldberg, PhD, analyzes chronic pain stigma as it relates to the personal identity of the elderly. Goldberg discusses the meaning of pain for these populations and how it precipitates higher mortality rates.  (March 18, 2011)

 

 

 

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