Psychosocial correlates of recurrent childhood pain: a comparison of pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain, organic illness, and psychiatric disorders.

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Pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) were compared with patients with peptic disease, patients with emotional disorders, and well children with regard to (a) emotional and somatic symptoms and (b) theoretically derived variables, including negative life events, competence, family functioning, and the modeling and encouragement of illness… (More)

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@article{Walker1993PsychosocialCO, title={Psychosocial correlates of recurrent childhood pain: a comparison of pediatric patients with recurrent abdominal pain, organic illness, and psychiatric disorders.}, author={Lynn Walker and Judy Garber and J. W. Greene}, journal={Journal of abnormal psychology}, year={1993}, volume={102 2}, pages={248-58} }