Pain Special Interest Group Information

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Pain Special Interest Group

Affiliated 2012

Mission Statement

• To promote rigorous empirical investigation of both basic processes and applications of ACT- and RFT-based work patients and their families struggling with physical pain.
• To encourage collaboration and mutual support of work with patients and families through the development of an international community of researchers and clinicians in the ACT community
• To foster communication between researchers and clinicians who are interested in working with patients and families struggling with physical pain through an active listserv and therapy consultation groups
• To support public health and public policy initiatives to improve the care of patients and families struggling with physical pain
• To network with other professional and lay organizations serving patients and families struggling with physical pain

Description of SIG membership 

All membership categories in ACBS are welcome to join.

SIG Activities

• Online collaboration
• Dedicated listserv
• Active participation at the World Congress through formal business meetings, poster sessions, panel discussions, or preconference workshops