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Psychosocial aspects of persistent pain

Twigg, Olivia Charlotte

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The biopsychosocial model posits that biological, psychological, and sociocultural variables interact in a dynamic manner to shape an individual's response to persistent pain. Yet while this model is widely accepted in the formulation and management of pain, psychosocial factors are neglected in much of the persistent pain literature. As such, this program of research presents an examination of psychosocial factors, chiefly through considering internalised stigma from the perspective of people...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151150

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