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When Your Child Hurts: Effective Strategies to Increase Comfort, Reduce Stress

by Rachael Coakley,
Psychology Today, February 5, 2016

Chronic pain is a pervasive problem for children in the United States. Each year about 1.7 million youngsters experience moderate to severe pain. More than half of kids with pain have trouble keeping up in school and staying in touch with friends. And the price tag of pediatric chronic pain is approaching $20 billion.


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