Prevailing models describing coping with chronic pain posit that it is a complex day-to-day process that can involve psychosocial factors, including cognitive appraisals about pain, interpersonal challenges such as distressed social relationships, and reduced engagement in enjoyable experiences. Few studies, however, have applied a process-oriented approach to elaborate the relations between key pain-related appraisals, social environmental factors, and self-efficacy, a key self-appraisal for successful adaptation to chronic pain.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2018Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-57)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology