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Chronic pain, activity restriction and flourishing mental health.

  title={Chronic pain, activity restriction and flourishing mental health.},
  author={Heather Gilmour},
  journal={Health reports},
  volume={26 1},
  • H. Gilmour
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Health reports
BACKGROUND According to the activity restriction (AR) model, a potential explanation for the impact of chronic pain on mental illness is that pain contributes to depression by limiting usual activities. This study uses a measure of mental health (flourishing), rather than mental illness to examine associations between pain and activity restrictions. DATA AND METHODS Data from the 2011/2012 Canadian Community Health Survey were used to study the relationship between pain intensity, pain… 

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