Psychosocial risk factors for chronic low back pain in primary care--a systematic review.

  title={Psychosocial risk factors for chronic low back pain in primary care--a systematic review.},
  author={Aline Ramond and C{\'e}line Bouton and Isabelle Richard and Yves Roquelaure and Christophe Baufreton and Erick Legrand and Jean-François Huez},
  journal={Family practice},
  volume={28 1},
BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) is a major public health problem, often encountered in primary care. Guidelines recommend early identification of psychosocial factors that could prevent recovery from acute LBP. METHODS To review the evidence on the prognostic value of psychosocial factors on transition from acute to chronic non-specific LBP in the adult general population. Systematic review is the design of the study. A systematic search was undertaken for prospective studies dealing with… 

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