Search for dissertations about: "fear-avoidance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word fear-avoidance.

  1. 1. Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care : a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and  treatment

    Author : Anders Westman; J. Steven Linton; Töres Theorell; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Mattsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal pain; biopsychosocial; multimodal; fear-avoidance; catastrophizing; distress; sick leave; function; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term musculoskeletal pain is a large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society. Psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term disability and play an important role in the transition from acute to chronic pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Treatment of whiplash associated disorders

    Author : Aris Seferiadis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash-associated disorders; systematic review; randomized controlled trial; McKenzie method; fear-avoidance; chronic pain; exercise therapy; basic body awareness;

    Abstract : Whiplash injuries seem to have a substantial impact on health. Half the affected patients have persistent pain and disability and significant costs are incurred to society, mainly due to inability to return to work. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stuck in mind : the role of catastrophizing in pain

    Author : Ida K. Flink; Steven Linton; Johan Vlaeyen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; catastrophizing; pain; fear avoidance; problem solving; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Pain catastrophizing emerges in the literature as one of the most important psychological determinants of both pain itself and the negative outcomes commonly associated with it. However, despite decades of research confirming the impact of catastrophizing, there are still areas that remain unexplored or in which the surface has only been scratched. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain, fatigue and fear-avoidance beliefs in relation to physical activity and body awareness in persons diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Helena Lööf; Unn-Britt Johansson; Elisabet Welin Henriksson; Staffan Lindblad; Siv Söderberg; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; Body awareness; Pain; Fatigue; Fear-avoidance beliefs about physical activity; Physical activity; Coping strategies; Cross-cultural adaptation; Concurrent think-aloud interviews; Narrative interviews; Phenomenological; Cross-sectional; Psychometrics; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Rheumatoid Arthritis;

    Abstract : Introduction: Pain and fatigue are highly common and a major concern for persons diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Having physical limitations, which have a significant effect on daily life, is also described as a major problem for persons with RA. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fear and avoidance in the development of a persistent musculoskeletal pain problem : implications for secondary prevention

    Author : Katja Boersma; Steven Linton; Johan Vlaeyen; Geert Crombez; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; pain-related fear; fear-avoidance model; back pain; disability; development; exposure; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation focused on the role of fear and avoidance in the development of a persistent back pain problem. The first aim of this dissertation was to study when and how cognitive, affective and behavioral factors influence one another in the development of persistent pain and disability. READ MORE