The perceived opportunity to avoid pain paradoxically increases pain-related fear through increased threat appraisals

Christine M van Vliet*, Ann Meulders, Linda M G Vancleef, Johan W S Vlaeyen

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-227
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of Behavioral Medicine
Volume55
Issue number3
Early online date25 Jul 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Avoidance
  • Pain intensity
  • Pain-related fear
  • Threat appraisals
  • ANXIETY
  • BEHAVIOR
  • INFORMATION
  • ACQUISITION
  • DISORDERS
  • SUPPRESSION
  • CHRONIC MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
  • CONSEQUENCES
  • EXTINCTION

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