Secondary Loss and Pain-Associated Disability: Theoretical Overview and Treatment Implications

@article{Gatchel2002SecondaryLA,
  title={Secondary Loss and Pain-Associated Disability: Theoretical Overview and Treatment Implications},
  author={Robert Gatchel and Laura Adams and Peter B. Polatin and Nancy D. Kishino},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={99-110}
}
In the area of occupational pain disability, a major barrier to effective rehabilitation of patients may be the extensive personal losses that can arise as secondary features of chronic pain disability. In this review, we discuss the concept of secondary loss and how it can have a profound impact on patients with occupational pain disability. Such secondary… CONTINUE READING