Psychosocial Factors and Functional Capacity Evaluation Among Persons with Chronic Pain

@article{Geisser2003PsychosocialFA,
  title={Psychosocial Factors and Functional Capacity Evaluation Among Persons with Chronic Pain},
  author={Michael Geisser and Michael Edward Robinson and Quaintance L. Miller and Suzanne M. Bade},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={259-276}
}
Psychosocial factors have been found to have a significant impact on functional activity, particularly among persons with chronic pain. While various systems have been developed to assess functional limitations through functional capacity evaluation (FCE), assessment of psychosocial factors that may impact function have been largely ignored. This paper examines the existing literature on psychosocial factors and FCE performance. Given that there are few studies that have directly addressed this… CONTINUE READING