Year: 2015 Source: Scandinavian Journal of Pain.(2014).5(1):1-3.doi:10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.11.004 SIEC No: 20150187

A grave but important problem in the treatment of pain, is suicide. While many chronic pain problems are not life threatening, self-harming, e.g. suicide attempts are. Clinicians may ask whether suicide-risk is actually higher in a population of patients with chronic pain.