Shelagh Wright Discusses Components of Pain

Shelagh Wright, PhD, a retired lecturer from Dublin City University, discusses components of pain.

Shelagh Wright, PhD, a retired lecturer from Dublin City University, discusses components of pain.

Pain is a complex experience that needs to be addressed from a biopsychosocial model, Wright says.

Whether pain is acute, chronic, malignant, or nonmalignant, physical and psychological components interact with each other and cannot be split when treating pain.