Child attention to pain and pain tolerance are dependent upon anxiety and attention control: An eye-tracking study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Pain is common and can be debilitating in childhood. Theoretical models propose that attention to pain plays a key role in pain outcomes, however, very little research has investigated this in youth. This study examined how anxiety-related variables and attention control interacted to predict children's attention to pain cues using eye-tracking… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ejp.920

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