Clinical measurement of pain, opioid addiction, and functional status

Veronica L. Rodriguez, Teni Davoudian

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Scopus citations


Long-term use of opioid medication in chronic pain patients may increase the risk for potential pain medication misuse (Solanki et al. Pain Physician. 2011;14:119-31). Recent data suggests that prescriptions of opioids are the second most commonly misused substances. Thus, the rigorous assessment of both chronic pain and potential opioid misuse is necessary aspect of chronic pain treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTreating Comorbid Opioid Use Disorder in Chronic Pain
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783319298634
ISBN (Print)9783319298610
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Functional status
  • Functionality
  • Opioid addiction
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Psychological assessment of chronic pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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