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Human Studies

2020 Jun 16

Eur J Pain

Generalizability of harm and pain expectations after exposure in chronic low back pain patients.


Riecke J, Rief W, Vlaeyen J W, Glombiewski JA
Eur J Pain. 2020 Jun 16.
PMID: 32548951.


Exposure treatments are shown to be effective in reducing pain-related fear and the perceived harmfulness of physical activities. However, due to the fragility of extinction its stability is questionable. We investigated the generalizability of exposure effects in chronic low back pain (CLBP) patients by integrating a behavioral test in the context of an intervention study.