Individual differences and the effectiveness of different coping strategies for pain

@article{Heyneman2005IndividualDA,
  title={Individual differences and the effectiveness of different coping strategies for pain},
  author={Nicholas E. Heyneman and William J. Fremouw and Diane Gano and Frank Kirkland and Linda van der Heiden},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={63-77}
}
The relationship between individual differences in self-statements and response to self-instruction (SI) and attention diversion (AD) coping strategies for acute pain was investigated. Previous research suggests that an individual's cognitive activity may be an important moderator variable in determining the effectiveness of different coping strategies. Sixty-eight female volunteers were given two cold pressor arm immersions. Subjects were asked to think aloud all thoughts occurring on both… CONTINUE READING