Veterans in Pain: Where the body and mind meet

Date produced 14 August 2018

View this webinar to hear an expert discuss management of mental health and chronic pain in the Veteran community.

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At the completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • better recognise the complex relationship between chronic pain and mental health, risk factors for and warning signs of mental health in chronic pain presentations specific to the veteran experience
  • describe the challenges, merits and opportunities in evidence based approaches deemed most effective in treating veterans presenting with chronic pain
  • have increased confidence in treating veterans presenting with chronic pain and mental health issues.


  • Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry (psychologist, NSW)
  • Dr Meredith Craigie (pain specialist, SA)
  • Professor Mal Hopwood (psychiatrist, VIC)


  • Professor Mark Creamer (clinical psychologist, Vic)

 View panellist biographies

Further resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.


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