Activity restriction mediates the association between pain and depressed affect: a study of younger and older adult cancer patients.


Associations are reported frequently among pain, functional disability, and symptoms of depression. The purpose of this longitudinal study was to further clarify relations among these variables. In 268 younger (ages 30-64) and older (ages 65-90) cancer outpatients, cross-sectional analyses replicated previous findings showing that effects of pain on… (More)


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