Anxious personality is a risk factor for developing complex regional pain syndrome type I

@article{Dilek2010AnxiousPI,
  title={Anxious personality is a risk factor for developing complex regional pain syndrome type I},
  author={Banu Dilek and Beyazit Yemez and Ramazan Kizil and Esin Kartal and Selmin Gulbahar and Ozden Sari and Elif Akalin},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2010},
  volume={32},
  pages={915-920}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of psychological factors in the development of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type I following the fracture of the distal radius. Fifty patients (average age 57.70 ± 13.43 years) with a distal radius fracture were enrolled in the present study. All of the patients were treated by closed reduction and cast immobilization. The Toronto Alexithymia Scale-20, Anxiety Sensitivity Index, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and Beck Depression… CONTINUE READING

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