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Podcast: Relieving Pain’s Impact on Our Mental Health

Jenn talks to Dr. Laura Payne about pain and its impact on mental health. Laura explains why some pain is beneficial to us, shares how chronic pain can affect mental health, and talks about how to balance pain management and emotional management. Laura Payne, PhD, is the director of the Clinical and...

Strengthening Resilience in the Time of COVID

Even though many of McLean’s faculty and trainees attend their share of daily Zoom meetings, one meeting in particular has become a welcome respite from the others. A virtual peer support series offered by McLean’s Office of the Chief Academic Officer, “Strengthening Resilience in the Time of COVID...

Video: Relieving Pain’s Impact on Mental Well-Being

Pain is something we all experience throughout our lives. But for some of us, physical pain is acute and ongoing. When it lingers, this chronic pain can impact our daily lives and our emotional well-being and can lead to a lower quality of life. Many folks with chronic pain report experiencing...

Webinar: Relieving Pain’s Impact on Mental Well-Being

Join us as Laura Payne, PhD, explains the protective purposes of pain, breaks down chronic discomfort’s relationship to our mental health, and answers audience questions about the intersection of pain and emotional management.

Staff Profile: Laura Payne, PhD

Laura Payne, PhD, is the director of the Clinical and Translational Pain Research Laboratory at McLean Hospital. Her research focuses on identifying neurobiological, behavioral, and psychological biomarkers related to pain, particularly menstrual pain in adolescents. Specifically, she is interested...