New Factors to Measure Pain Catastrophizing
Negative cognition, an important parameter to assess catastrophizing
🎥 The long-established 'Pain Catastrophizing Scale' takes magnification, rumination and helplessness into account. Researchers at the University of Alabama considered additional measures of negative cognition associated with pain to reach a 'global catastrophizing measure'.
In this clip from the American Pain Society Meeting in Austin, Texas, researchers discuss this measure.