Role of psychosocial risk factors in work-related low-back pain.

  title={Role of psychosocial risk factors in work-related low-back pain.},
  author={A M Feyer and Ann M. Williamson and John A Mandryk and Inusha De Silva and Sue Healy},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={18 6},
The experience of low-back pain and its psychosocial associates were directly compared among sufferers drawn from three populations, a blue-collar working group, a white-collar working group, and a patient group. Sufferers drawn from the patient population revealed the expected psychological disturbance. There was no evidence of such involvement for sufferers still at work. Disability resulting from low-back pain was positively linearly related to severity of pain for sufferers drawn from… CONTINUE READING

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