publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

The relationship between perceived promotion of autonomy/dependence and pain-related disability in older adults with chronic pain: the mediating role of self-reported physical functioning

Liesbet Goubert; Marta Osório de Matos; Sónia F. Bernardes;
Open Access
  • Published: 27 Feb 2016
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
WOS:000379921400015 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science) Chronic pain is prevalent among older adults and is usually associated with high levels of functional disability. Social support for the promotion of functional autonomy and dependence has been associated with pain-related disability and self-reported physical functioning. Nevertheless, these relationships need further inquiry. Our aims were to investigate: (1) the relationship between perceived promotion of autonomy/dependence and pain-related disability and (2) the extent to which self-reported physical functioning mediated these relationships. 118 older adults (Mage = 81.0) with musculoskeletal chronic pain co...
free text keywords: Social Sciences, FEAR-AVOIDANCE MODEL, RECEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT, MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS, GENERAL-POPULATION, PARTNER RESPONSES, STRESS, EFFICACY, PREVALENCE, Social support, Functional autonomy, Functional dependence, Physical functioning, Chronic pain, Older adults, Pain-related disability, :Ciências Médicas::Medicina Básica [Domínio/Área Científica], General Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, medicine.disease, medicine, Autonomy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Health psychology, Activities of daily living, Clinical psychology, Brief Pain Inventory, Psychology, Severity of illness, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty
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FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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