S is for "severity." On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being almost no pain at all and 10 being the worst pain imaginable, what number does the pain rank?
T stands for "timing." What specifically were you doing when the pain began and how long have you had it?
Phobia of the Week
Omphalophobia: fear of bellybuttons
Q: What's the difference between a general practitioner and a specialist?
A: The first treats what you have; the second thinks you have what he treats.
"Neurotic means he is not as sensible as I am, and psychotic means he's even worse than my brother-in-law."
--American psychiatrist Karl Menninger (1893-1990)