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Stanford Division of Pain Medicine to Host Twitter Chat on Empowered Pain Relief

Dennis Relojo

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The Stanford Division of Pain Medicine (SDPM) is hosting the Twitter chat with celebrity guest Duff Lambros (@duffynyc), a former MTV VJ, actress, and author of the forthcoming book Backbone. 

Lambros book is a raw memoir of her journey with severe pain from arachnoiditis and how she became empowered to reclaim control.

This Twitter event becomes even more interesting as Pain Psychologist and author Dr Beth Darnall, (@BethDarnall), will share evidence-based tips for empowered pain relief.

This Twitter chat excellent opportunity to discussing how individuals can become empowered to best manage and reduce pain and suffering, and how to go forward with living well beyond pain.

SDPM wants to hear your stories about what works well for you. So join the conversation on Tuesday, 5th of September, 12pm (Pacific Time). For those who are based in other parts of the world, you can convert your timezone here.

What is a Twitter Chat

It is a public Twitter conversation which centres on a unique hashtag (You can discover popular psychology hashtags here). This dedicated hashtag allows you to follow the discussion.  There are Twitter chats in almost every industry imaginable. Twitter chats are usually recurring and are devoted on specific topics to regularly connect people with these interests. A moderator will pose questions (assigned with Q1, Q2, Q3…) to prompt responses from participants (assigned with A1, A2, A3….). Through this, Twitter users can interact with each other. These chats typically last an hour.

There are Twitter chats in almost every industry imaginable.

How to listen to Twitter chat

Simply click on the hashtag and you will see all of the latest tweets using that hashtag. If you try to follow the chat from your own timeline you can, however it’s a massive conversation and you could easily lose yourself in a waterfall of tweets. There are a number of sites that that you could use to track the chat more effectively. 

Dennis Relojo is the founder of Psychreg and is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. His research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging. You can connect with him through Twitter @DennisRelojo and his website.

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