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What are the two types of psychogenic pain?

There are two types of psychogenic pain: acute and chronic. Acute psychogenic pain has a sudden onset and lasts for a brief period of time. Chronic psychogenic pain is ongoing and may last days, weeks, months, or even years. With acute psychogenic pain, generally no treatment is needed. Chronic psychogenic pain requires some types of medical treatment.

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