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Greater response interference to pain faces under low perceptual load conditions in adolescents with impairing pain: A role for poor attention control mechanisms in pain disability?

Chronic pain is common in young people.16 Some adolescents with pain experience significant interruptions to functioning.9,19,28 Yet, there are few interventions that effectively reduce pain-linked disability.8 Better understanding of factors influencing disability within adolescent chronic pain could inform treatment innovation.7 Information-processing accounts of chronic pain, which attribute fear and avoidance and disability to biases in early threat classification could provide this understanding.

Greater response interference to pain faces under low perceptual load conditions in adolescents with impairing pain: A role for poor attention control mechanisms in pain disability?

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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