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2023 Sep

Pain Rep




Attachment patterns, self-compassion, and coping strategies in patients with chronic pain.


Nasika IN, Wiart C, Bonvarlet AS, Guillaume J, Yavchitz A, Tereno S


In the recent year’s literature, attachment insecurity is described as a vulnerability factor among patients with chronic pain, associated with poor pain coping, anxiety, depression, catastrophizing, greater pain intensity, and disability. Self-compassion, on the other hand, is described as a protective factor, associated with lower levels of negative affect, catastrophizing, depression, and anxiety in patients with chronic pain.