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Richard Lawhern

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Biography:

Richard A. Lawhern is a technically trained non-physician with 20 years of experience in peer-to-peer patient support groups for chronic pain patients. His primary interests in the mental health field are with the misapplication of so-called "psychosomatic" medicine to patients with valid but unrecognized medical disorders, with the predictable consequence of denying them effective medical interventions and plunging them into deep depression and anxiety. He is the spouse of a chronic facial pain patient. He has advocated for pain patients and their family members for twenty years with online research, physician referrals, authoring of websites and critical commentaries. Red is the Corresponding Secretary for the Alliance for the Treament of Intractable Pain (ATIP.)

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Past Shows:

The Other Side of Opioids

George Knapp and guests explored how Americans who rely on opioid medications for pain are in anguish because of govt. pressure to reduce prescriptions.

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Host: George Knapp

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