A pastoral perspective on pain management

J Pastoral Care. 2001 Winter;55(4):379-87. doi: 10.1177/002234090105500404.


Describes and illustrates the author's 5Triads of Pastoral Perspective and how it may provide a particular pastoral approach on the understanding of pain and its management. Notes as well various types of complementary resources for managing and coping with pain.

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Analgesia, Patient-Controlled
  • Humans
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Pain / drug therapy
  • Pain / psychology
  • Pain Management*
  • Pastoral Care / methods*
  • Spirituality*
  • United States