BS2.09 Connection between Stress, Pain, Sleep and Mental Health
Basic Science Level 2
This class will cover how physiological and psychological stress plays a major role in maladaptive neural processes involved in chronic pain.
- Explain the effects of stress and a lack of sleep
- Understand the role of the prefrontal cortex in pain processing and the chronification of pain
- How to communicate the effects of stress, sleep, and thoughts on the development of chronic pain and other chronic health conditions
- Understanding symptoms and how to communicate this to the public