The relationship of gender to pain, pain behavior, and disability in osteoarthritis patients: the role of catastrophizing

  title={The relationship of gender to pain, pain behavior, and disability in osteoarthritis patients: the role of catastrophizing},
  author={Francis J. Keefe and John C. Lefebvre and Jennifer Egert and Glenn G Affleck and David S. Caldwell},
One hundred and sixty-eight patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees participated in this study. Of the participants, 72 were men and 96 were women. All participants completed the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS), underwent a 10 min standardized observation session to assess their pain behavior, and completed the Catastrophizing Scale of the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) and the Depression Scale of the Symptom Checklist 90 Revised (SCL-90R). The study found that there… CONTINUE READING
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