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Pain rehabilitation’s effect on people in chronic pain : A prospective cohort study

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dc.contributor University of Akureyri
dc.contributor.author Skúladóttir, Hafdís
dc.contributor.author Björnsdóttir, Amalía
dc.contributor.author Holden, Janean E.
dc.contributor.author Gunnarsdóttir, Þóra Jenný
dc.contributor.author Halldórsdóttir, Sigríður
dc.contributor.author Sveinsdóttir, Herdís
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-21T01:01:55Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-21T01:01:55Z
dc.date.issued 2021-09-30
dc.identifier.citation Skúladóttir , H , Björnsdóttir , A , Holden , J E , Gunnarsdóttir , Þ J , Halldórsdóttir , S & Sveinsdóttir , H 2021 , ' Pain rehabilitation’s effect on people in chronic pain : A prospective cohort study ' , International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , vol. 18 , no. 19 , 10306 . https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910306
dc.identifier.issn 1661-7827
dc.identifier.other PURE: 40287351
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: f6f2d189-2af5-4dbc-b69b-77695ffea2f1
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85116017274
dc.identifier.other unpaywall: 10.3390/ijerph181910306
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11815/2768
dc.description Funding Information: Funding: The University of Akureyri Research Fund (R1508, R1609, R1705, R1906), Research Fund of Ingibjörg R. Magnúsdóttir, Memorial Fund of Kristín Thoroddsen, and KEA Research Fund are thanked for funding. Publisher Copyright: © 2021 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.
dc.description.abstract Multidisciplinary long-term pain rehabilitation programs with a team of healthcare professionals are an integrated approach to treat patients with chronic non-malignant pain. In this longitudinal prospective cohort study, we investigated the long-term effects of multidisciplinary pain rehabilitation on the self-reported causes of pain, pain self-management strategies, sleep, pain severity, and pain’s interference with life, pre-and post-treatment. Eighty-one patients, aged 20–69 years, with chronic pain responded. The two most frequently reported perceived causes of pain were fibromyalgia and accidents. The difference in average self-reported pain severity decreased significantly at one-year follow-up (p < 0.001), as did pain’s interference with general activities, mood, walking ability, sleep, and enjoyment of life. At one-year follow-up, participants (21%) rated their health as good/very good and were more likely to state that it was better than a year before (20%). No change was found in the use of pain self-management strategies such as physical training at one-year follow-up. The intervention was effective for the participants, as reflected in the decreased pain severity and pain interference with life.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; 18(19)
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Svefn
dc.subject Endurhæfing
dc.subject Heilsufar
dc.subject Verkir
dc.subject Chronic pain
dc.subject Health
dc.subject Rehabilitation
dc.subject Self-management
dc.subject Sleep
dc.subject Exercise
dc.subject Prospective Studies
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Quality of Life
dc.subject Pain Measurement
dc.subject Chronic Pain
dc.subject Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
dc.subject Pollution
dc.subject Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
dc.title Pain rehabilitation’s effect on people in chronic pain : A prospective cohort study
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
dc.identifier.pmid 34639608
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910306
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dc.contributor.department Faculty of Health Promotion, Sports and Leisure Studies
dc.contributor.department Faculty of Nursing
dc.contributor.school School of Health Sciences


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