The Five Domains of Pain


The Five Domains of Pain



Chronic pain, long-term illness, and terminal diseases, like cancer, can all lead a person to experience physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual pain. These illnesses can also place a strain on family relationships. This course is a lesson on these five domains of pain and offers your caregivers tips on how to help clients experiencing them.

  • List the five domains of pain.
  • Describe how each of the five domains is affected by pain, illness or terminal diagnosis.
  • List at least three ways to help someone cope with 1) physical and 2) emotional pain.
  • List at least three ways to help someone cope with 1) spiritual pain and 2) relationship strains.
  • Demonstrate empathy and positive coping strategies when working with clients who are experiencing the five domains of pain.


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