Personality traits in patients with acute low-back pain. A comparison with chronic low-back pain patients.

@article{Sivik1991PersonalityTI,
  title={Personality traits in patients with acute low-back pain. A comparison with chronic low-back pain patients.},
  author={Tatjana Sivik},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={1991},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={135-40}
}
This study investigates the possibilities to identify, within a group of acute low-back pain patients, individuals with psychogenic etiology to pain. 26 acute back pain patients and 25 healthy control subjects were tested with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Hysteria: (Hs), Hypochondria (Hy), Depression (D); Cesarek-Marke Personality Scale: Aggression (Agg), Defence of status (Dst), Guilt (Gui); Mood Adjective Check List: (Hedonism, Activity, Calmness = Hed, Act, Clm) and a… CONTINUE READING