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What do I need to know about caring for somebody with deep somatic pain?

It is important to remember that living with deep somatic pain is uncomfortable and family and friends affected may need your help. Depending on the cause of the deep somatic pain, this may include assisting with daily duties, helping with medications, or offering psychological support in times of need. You may also have to help find psychological counseling if signs of depression begin to appear.

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