Psychological determinants of problematic outcomes following Total Knee Arthroplasty.

  title={Psychological determinants of problematic outcomes following Total Knee Arthroplasty.},
  author={Michael L Sullivan and M. Tanzer and William Stanish and Michel Fallaha and Francis J. Keefe and Maureen Simmonds and Michael Wilson Dunbar},
  volume={143 1-2},
The primary objective of the present study was to examine the role of pain-related psychological factors in predicting pain and disability following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). The study sample consisted of 75 (46 women, 29 men) individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee who were scheduled for TKA. Measures of pain severity, pain catastrophizing, depression, and pain-related fears of movement were completed prior to surgery. Participants completed measures of pain severity and self-reported… CONTINUE READING
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