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dc.contributor.author Gatchel, Robert J. en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-15T17:12:48Z en
dc.date.available 2009-10-15T17:12:48Z en
dc.date.issued 2004-09 en
dc.identifier.citation Published in Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, v. 14, no. 3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/1917 en
dc.description Author's final draft after peer review, also known as a post print. en_US
dc.description.abstract What has plagued the evaluation process in this area has been the level of agreement in the wide variation in the measures used to document a construct such as pain, as well as changes in that construct as reflected in the measurement of function. The present article reviews the major psychosocial barriers to assessment/recovery that have been implicated as influencing the self-assessment of function. The following are discussed: secondary gain; secondary loss; emotional distress (such as anger, anxiety and depression); psychopathology; somatization and symptom magnification; compliance and resistance; patient comprehension/mental status; and iatrogenic effects. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship The writing of this paper was supported in part by Grants from the National Institutes of Health (2K02 MH1107, 2R01 DE10713, 3R01 MH46452) and from the Department of Defense (PRO 23002) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Springer Netherlands en_US
dc.subject biopsychosocial en_US
dc.subject disability en_US
dc.subject function en_US
dc.subject pain en_US
dc.title Psychosocial Factors That Can Influence the Self-Assessment of Function en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Arlington. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:JOOR.0000022761.95103.f8 en
dc.identifier.externalLinkDescription The original publication is available at article DOI. en

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