With the increasing focus on improvement of pain management in children, a multidisciplinary approach is appropriate. Psychiatrists need to familiarize themselves with the multidimensional aspects of pain, including physiologic, sensory, affective, cognitive, behavioral, and the sociocultural factors that contribute to children's pain. This review highlights recent developments in these areas and advances in analgesia now available to children.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health