Cumulative Impact of Psychological and Sensitization Risk Factors on Pain-Related Outcomes
The study suggests both higher level of PC and pressure sensitivity have a cumulative impact on risk screening for pain-related outcomes, considering gender in functional avoidance (task-related outcome)
Psychological risk factors are commonly
Family history of mental health problems.
Complications during pregnancy or birth.
Personal history of Traumatic Brain Injury.
Chronic medical condition such as cancer or diabetes, especially hypothyroidism or other brain-related illness such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's.
Use of alcohol or drugs.
Pain Pract . 2020 Dec 14. doi: 10.1111/papr.12987. Online ahead of print.
A Cumulative Impact of Psychological and Sensitization Risk Factors on Pain-Related Outcomes