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Spanish Language Pain Management Resources: The Editor Responds

doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000441113.14258.36
Departments: Letters

After checking with the experts quoted in our story and doing our own search, we found very little available online for pain management per se in Spanish. However, Afton Hassett, Psy.D., points out that relaxation and stress management—even when they aren't developed specifically for chronic pain—can be helpful. The website of the National Institutes of Health has a stress-management program in Spanish ( and English ( In addition, a website hosted by Georgetown University offers audio relaxation exercises in both English and Spanish (

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