Study Finds Preparing Patients for Pain May Lead to Less Emotional Distress and Catastrophic Thinking

Study Finds Preparing Patients for Pain May Lead to Less Emotional Distress and Catastrophic Thinking

Numerous studies have noted a link between catastrophizing, depression, emotional distress, and pain expectancies. A new study 1 looks at how pain expectancy affects the mental, physical, and emotional experience of pain and finds that predicting one’s own pain response may have a significant effect in the perception of actual pain. The Study The study […]

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