Prevalence and correlates of pain interference in older adults: why treating the whole body and mind is necessary.

@article{Przekop2015PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of pain interference in older adults: why treating the whole body and mind is necessary.},
  author={Peter R Przekop and Mark G. Haviland and Keiji Oda and Kelly R Morton},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={217-25}
}
Our study presents pain-related interference rates in a sample of community-dwelling, older adults and determines factors associated with these restrictions. Participants were 9506 respondents to the Biopsychosocial Religion and Health Study (66.8% female and 33.2% male; average age = 62.3 years). In this sample, 48.2% reported no pain-related interference, whereas 37.7% reported moderate and 14.1% reported severe interference. As hypothesized, older age, female gender, lower education… CONTINUE READING
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