Study Finds Understanding their Pain May Help Lesson Fear in Patients

Study Finds Understanding their Pain May Help Lesson Fear in Patients

A 2015 study of 36 chronic pain patients sought to explore the causes of pain-related fear in the hopes of contributing to research that might help practitioners develop avoidance models in the future. The study found that the most common cause of pain-related fear is its inexplicability and unpredictability—because patients could not make any reasonable

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