A prospective analysis of acceptance of pain and values-based action in patients with chronic pain.

@article{McCracken2008APA,
  title={A prospective analysis of acceptance of pain and values-based action in patients with chronic pain.},
  author={Lance M McCracken and Kevin E Vowles},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={215-20}
}
OBJECTIVE Acceptance of pain and values-based action appear important in the emotional, physical, and social functioning of individuals with chronic pain. The purpose of the current study was to prospectively investigate these combined processes. METHOD 115 patients attending an assessment and treatment course for chronic pain in the U.K. completed a standard set of measures on two occasions separated by an average of 18.5 weeks. RESULTS Correlation analyses showed that acceptance of pain… CONTINUE READING

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