What are the posttraumatic barriers to recovery in chronic low back pain (cLBP)?

Updated: Aug 22, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Posttraumatic factors

  • Anxiety, panic

  • Depression

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder

  • Anger/hostility

  • Iatrogenic substance abuse

  • Somatoform pain disorder

  • Symptom magnification

  • Increasing time since injury

  • Disability mindset


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