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Common Complaints – Common Cure? Psychiatric comorbidity and predictors of treatment outcome in low back pain and irritable bowel syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-01)
The basic hypothesis of the thesis is that the variance in individuals’ tolerance and acceptance of subjective health complaints is explained by CATS, the Cognitive Activation Theory of Stress. Sustained activation and ...
Expectations, perceptions, and physiotherapy predict prolonged sick leave in subacute low back pain
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-13)
Background: Brief intervention programs for subacute low back pain (LBP) result in significant reduction of sick leave compared to treatment as usual. Although effective, a substantial proportion of the patients do not ...
Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in sick listed chronic low back pain patients
Background: Previous findings have shown a high degree of comorbid psychopathology in chronic low back pain (CLBP), but less is known about the broad range of comorbid psychiatric disorders. The prevalence is reported ...