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Molecular link between chronic pain and depression identified.

Chronic pain is defined as any persistent pain which lasts more than 3 months, with research indicting over 85% of patients suffering from chronic pain are affected by severe depression. Consequently, these patients exhibit a poorer prognosis than patients suffering from chronic pain alone. Numerous studies show the coexistence of chronic pain and depression tends to further aggravate the severity

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