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Criticisms of the Biopsychosocial Model in Spine Care: Creating and Then Attacking a Straw Person
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2008-12)
A previous article in Spine provided an erroneous and illogical critique of the biopsychosocial model. Evidence is used to refute concerns raised. We describe an evolving literature demonstrating the heuristic value of the ...
Emotional Distress and Medication Use in Two Acute Pain Populations: Jaw and Low Back
The present study was undertaken to compare emotional distress and functional ability between two common acute pain populations - - jaw pain (JAW; n = 135) and low back pain (LB; n=71). Patient groups were evaluated and ...
Psychosocial Factors That Can Influence the Self-Assessment of Function
(Springer Netherlands, 2004-09)
What has plagued the evaluation process in this area has been the level of agreement in the wide variation in the measures used to document a construct such as pain, as well as changes in that construct as reflected in the ...
The Relationships Among Depression, Pain, and Masticatory Functioning in Temporomandibular Disorder Patients
(Quintessence Publishing Co. Inc., Chicago, 2006)
Aims: To evaluate the effect of comorbid depression and pain on an early biopsychosocial intervention for acute temporomandibular disorder (TMD) patients. Methods: Depressed (either - 3 - current or lifetime; n = 32) or ...
The Biopsychosocial Approach to Chronic Pain: Scientific Advances and Future Directions
(American Psychological Association, 2007-07)
The prevalence and cost of chronic pain is a major physical and mental health care problem in the United States today. As a result, there has been a recent explosion of research on chronic pain, with significant advances ...