- Category: Helping Hands Blog
- Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 08:53
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Many in the health community want to judge a personâ€™s chronic pain level by their level of depression. One lawyer said that a red flag to the Social Security Administration is an applicant who complains of chronic pain but is not taking anti-depressant medications. Many psychologists believe that chronic pain and depression go hand in hand. Some people believe that a person cannot be in chronic pain and not have depression or be undergoing medicinal or therapeutic treatment for depression. However, there are a few chronic pain sufferers who are able to rise above their everyday circumstances and maintain a positive attitude and outlook and seem to defy depression.