CURRENT CONCEPTS REVIEW: Psychosocial Aspects of Disabling Musculoskeletal Pain

Vranceanu, Ana-Maria; Barsky, Arthur; Ring, David
August 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 8, p2014
Academic Journal
The article discusses the psychosocial factors in patients with disabling musculoskeletal pain. The psychosocial factors include affective, behavioral, and social aspects. It notes that cognitive behavioral therapy and other treatments using psychosocial aspects of pain is effective as proven by numerous studies.


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