Chronic pain in seniors
Dean Tripp, expert in the psychology of pain and the association between an increase in chronic pain and unhappiness can discuss chronic pain in Canadian seniors. A professor with Queen’s departments of psychology and anaesthesiology, Dr. Tripp was the lead on a study surveying the incidence of chronic pain sufferers in southeastern Ontario, and will soon publish a report on the impact of interpersonal factors on depressive symptoms and chronic pain. He has taught courses on chronic pain psychotherapy and clinical psychology. NOTE: Dr. Tripp will be available until 11:30 am on Thursday February 21. To arrange an interview with Dr. Tripp, please contact Communications Assistants Molly Kehoe, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613.533.2877, or Alissa Clark, email@example.com, 613.533.6000 ext 77513, Queen’s News & Media Services. Attention broadcasters: Queen's now has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds. For television interviews, we can provide a live, real-time double ender from Kingston fibre optic cable and broadcast quality radio transmissions from our on-campus studio. Please call for details.