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Here we post relevant news, announcements, updates and general information concerning chronic pain

February 5th, 2019

Researchers in Trinity College Dublin are asking adolesents to take part in a new Irish research study which will also be compared to the findings of international studies which are currently taking place.

Worry is a natural facet of life and is a common feature for those who experience chronic pain. Few studies to date have sought to examine beliefs about worry and pain in adolescents, despite the prevalence of chronic pain.

January 5th, 2019

The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is looking for amputees who suffer with chronic phantom limb pain to take part in a virtual reality-assisted clinical trial that aims to reduce phantom limb pain.

Phantom limb pain, painful sensations that feel as if they originate from a missing limb, occurs after limb amputation for 50-80% of amputees and is associated with a number of negative outcomes, such as a decline in daily activities, sleep interference and a reduction in general quality of life.

September 21st, 2018

Audrey Farrelly is a member of Chronic Pain Ireland and her debut book 'My Second Baby Jude' is now available in eCopy format from Chronic Pain Ireland priced at €5.99.

"This book is a great read and is a fascinating insight into life before and with chronic pain" - John Lindsay, former Chairperson, CPI.

See below for an excerpt from Audrey’s book and the reviews from readers who have already enjoyed her book:

September 21st, 2018

100 Cities Against Pain

This campaign has been held throughout Europe since 2015 and many international pain support groups come together to support and organise events on this date.  The ISAL Foundation & Research Institute are organising events around the campaign entitled 100 cities against pain and they are encouraging support groups to arrange events in their cities and regions.

August 31st, 2018

Minister for Health launches new online information repository on Medical Cannabis

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