Comparison of psychological and physical function in neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain: Implications for cognitive behavioral pain management programs

  title={Comparison of psychological and physical function in neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain: Implications for cognitive behavioral pain management programs},
  author={H Clare Daniel and J Narewska and Michael G. Serpell and Barbara Hoggart and Robert Johnson and Andrew S. C. Rice},
  journal={European Journal of Pain},
Neuropathic sensory symptoms: association with pain and psychological factors
The results lend support to the importance of using adjusted scores, thereby eliminating the response bias, when investigating self-reported neuropathic symptoms by patients, and suggest that neuropathic sensory symptoms are not closely associated with higher levels of pain intensity and cognitive-emotional evaluations in chronic pain patients with underlying pathology of neuropathy sensory symptoms.
Chronic Pain with Neuropathic Characteristic
The findings lend no support to the assumption of many authors that a high severity of neuropathic symptoms principally results in high levels of pain intensity and psychological distress as it is not the case in patients with an underlying pathology of neuropathy symptoms.
Pain-related fear, perceived harmfulness of activities, and functional limitations in complex regional pain syndrome type I.
Common Meanings of Living with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain from the Perspective of Patients
Some of the common meanings of pain in patients with DPNP are described, as currently reported in the literature, how these meanings interact with other common factors in pain experience, including specific negative emotions or moods, or the psychosocial context surrounding pain.
Psychological therapies for the management of chronic neuropathic pain in adults.
There is insufficient evidence of the efficacy and safety of psychological interventions for chronic neuropathic pain, and two available studies show no benefit of treatment over either waiting list or placebo control groups.
Predicting factors of outcome in multidisciplinary treatment of chronic neuropathic pain
The results could help clinicians to determine which variables should be emphasized during inpatient treatment and during the follow-up period, in order to maintain the gains after an inpatient multidisciplinary treatment for neuropathic pain.
Assessment of neuropathic pain in primary care.
Pain catastrophizing predicts poor response to topical analgesics in patients with neuropathic pain.
The results of the present study suggest that the development of brief interventions specifically targeting catastrophic thinking might be useful for enhancing the effects of pharmacological interventions for neuropathic pain.


Psychological assessment and treatment of patients with neuropathic pain
It is likely that cognitive-behavioral interventions will improve the quality of life in neuropathic pain conditions, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), diabetic neuropathy, and complex regional pain syndrome.
Psychological Aspects of Neuropathic Pain
Data indicate that neuropathic pain reduces quality of life and depression and pain coping strategies such as catastrophizing and social support predict pain severity, and a single diary study demonstrates a prospective relation between depressed mood and increased pain.
Neuropathic pain symptoms relative to overall pain rating.
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The LANSS Pain Scale: the Leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs
painDETECT: a new screening questionnaire to identify neuropathic components in patients with back pain
Simple, patient-based, easy-to-use screening questionnaires can determine the prevalence of neuropathic pain components both in individual LBP patients and in heterogeneous cohorts of such patients.
Symptoms and signs in patients with suspected neuropathic pain