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Human Studies

2022 Jan 03

BMC Musculoskelet Disord



The relationship between psychosocial factors and reported disability: the role of pain self-efficacy.


Varela AJ, Van Asselt KW
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2022 Jan 03; 23(1):21.
PMID: 34980069.


Chronic pain and the accompanying level of disability is a healthcare crisis that reaches epidemic proportions and is now considered a world level crisis. Chronic non-specific low back pain (CNLBP) contributes a significant proportion to the chronic pain population. CNLBP occurs with overlapping psychosocial factors. This study was design to investigate specific psychosocial factors and their influence on reported disability in a population with CNLBP.