No pain no gain? Pursuing a competing goal inhibits avoidance behavior

Stefaan Van Damme*, Dimitri M. L. Van Ryckeghem, Fran Wyffels, Lore Van Hulle, Geert Crombez

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)800-804
Number of pages5
JournalPain
Volume153
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Pain avoidance
  • Fear
  • Coping
  • Goals
  • Motivation
  • Experimental pain
  • LOW-BACK-PAIN
  • FEAR-AVOIDANCE
  • CATASTROPHIZING SCALE
  • MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
  • PERSONAL GOALS
  • CURRENT STATE
  • CONSEQUENCES
  • FIBROMYALGIA
  • PERFORMANCE
  • DISABILITY

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