Cognitive exposure versus avoidance in patients with chronic pain: adherence matters.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Behavioural exposure methods can reduce pain-avoidance behaviours, but outcomes vary. One possible explanation is that patients employ cognitive (experiential) avoidance during behavioural exposure. If so, reducing cognitive avoidance during behavioural exposure should help. One option is interoceptive exposure (IE), which involves sustained… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2013.00383.x

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