Now showing items 1-2 of 2
Emotional numbing and pain intensity predict the development of pain disability up to one year after lateral thoracotomy
Little is known about the factors that predict the transition of acute, time limited pain to chronic pathological pain following postero-lateral thoracotomy. The aim of the present prospective, longitudinal study was to ...
Posttraumatic stress symptoms and the diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability in patients undergoing major surgery
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010-07)
Objectives: To (1) use structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine relationships proposed in Turk’s diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability as well as (2) investigate what role, if any, posttraumatic stress ...