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chronic pain syndrome
-complex chronic pain condition characterized by moderate to severe pain intensity, disability, and psychosocial distress
how does CPS develop?
-poor coping with pain/failure to adapt to it
pain inactivity cycle
-pain causes dec physical activity which leads to muscle wasting and poor conditioning which leads to more pain
pain depression cycle
-pain leads to less social interaction which leads to depression which leads to more pain
what are some CPS risk factors?
-low activity
-excessive pain behavior
-substance abuse
what steps can be talen to prevent CPS?
-return to normal activities as quickly as possible
-patients should take active role in their pain management
-limited meds
what are some common psychological disorders associated with CPS?