Psychological aspects of chronic musculoskeletal pain.


Chronic musculoskeletal pain, by its very nature, is associated with negative emotions and psychological distress. There are individual differences in personality, coping skills, behavioral adaptation, and social support that dramatically alter the psychological outcomes of patients with chronic pain. Patients who have an aspect of central pain… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.berh.2015.04.027