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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.


reference

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

Zakir Uddin 1, Arthur Woznowski-Vu 1, Daniel Flegg 1, Andrea Aternali 1, Timothy H Wideman 1

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