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2024 Feb 19

Pain Med


The relationship among emotion regulation and pain catastrophizing in chronic pain patients.


Yuan Y, Schreiber K, Flowers KM, Edwards R, Azizoddin D, Ashcraft L, Newhill CE, Hruschak V


Pain catastrophizing (PC) is a cognitive/emotional response to and in anticipation of pain, which may be maladaptive, further exacerbating pain and the difficulty in emotion regulation (ER). There is a lack of research on the interplay between PC and ER and its impact on pain. Our aim was to investigate whether ER exacerbated the pain experience through PC.