Pain-sensitive temperament: does it predict procedural distress and response to psychological treatment among children with cancer?

@article{Chen2000PainsensitiveTD,
  title={Pain-sensitive temperament: does it predict procedural distress and response to psychological treatment among children with cancer?},
  author={Edith Chen and Michelle G Craske and Ernest R. Katz and Ellas Schwartz and Lonnie K. Zeltzer},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={269-78}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between pain sensitivity and children's distress during lumbar punctures (LPs), and whether pain sensitivity functions as a moderator of children's responses to a psychological intervention aimed at reducing LP distress. METHOD Fifty-five children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ages 3 to 18) and their parents completed a questionnaire measure of pain sensitivity. Self-report, physiological, and observed measures of distress were collected during the… CONTINUE READING
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