Investigating acceptance in adjustment to chronic pain: Is acceptance broader than we thought?

  title={Investigating acceptance in adjustment to chronic pain: Is acceptance broader than we thought?},
  author={Michael K. Nicholas and Ali Asghari},
Research on the role of acceptance in adjustment to persisting pain has been facilitated by the development of the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ). However, to date the CPAQ has been used to explore acceptance of pain without taking into account the likely contribution of other cognitive variables that have been shown to influence adjustment to persisting pain. This study examined the role of pain acceptance, as measured by the CPAQ, in accounting for adjustment to pain when… CONTINUE READING

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