Perceived Injustice and Adverse Recovery Outcomes

@article{Sullivan2014PerceivedIA,
  title={Perceived Injustice and Adverse Recovery Outcomes},
  author={M. Sullivan and E. Yakobov and W. Scott and R. Tait},
  journal={Psychological Injury and Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={7},
  pages={325-334}
}
Research is accumulating highlighting the negative impact of perceptions of injustice on health and mental outcomes associated with pain. To date, the relation between perceived injustice and adverse pain outcomes has been demonstrated with individuals suffering from a wide range of debilitating pain conditions. This paper summarizes what is currently known about the negative impact of justice-related appraisals on recovery trajectories following injury. The paper also addresses the processes… Expand
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