Kristen S Higgins

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Offspring of parents with chronic pain may be at risk for poorer outcomes than offspring of healthy parents. The objective of this research was to provide a comprehensive mixed-methods systematic synthesis of all available research on outcomes in offspring of parents with chronic pain. A systematic search was conducted for published articles in English(More)
OBJECTIVES Chronic pain patients' pain-related social support preferences have received little clinical or research attention. However, recent research utilizing the Pain Response Preference Questionnaire (PRPQ) has indicated that such preferences are related to pain-related disability. This study investigated whether pain-related social support(More)
OBJECTIVES Associations between 4 forms of pain (ie, arthritis, severe/frequent headaches, chronic spinal pain, and other chronic pain) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms were investigated in the general population. METHODS Data from part II of the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (N=5692) were used. Pain conditions were assessed(More)
Clinical experience suggests that flap failure after autologous breast reconstruction can be a devastating experience for women. Previous research has examined women's experiences with autologous breast reconstruction with and without complications, and patients' experiences with suboptimal outcomes from other medical procedures. The authors aimed to(More)
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