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Pain catastrophizing, pain intensity, and dyadic adjustment influence patient and partner depression in metastatic breast cancer.

Authors
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  • 1 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Clinical journal of pain
1536-5409
Publication Date
Volume
30
Issue
11
Pages
923–933
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000058
PMID: 24402001
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Findings showed that catastrophizing and pain exacerbate depression in couples experiencing marital distress. Programs that seek to alleviate pain and depressive symptoms in metastatic breast cancer may benefit from targeting both members of the couple, screening for marital distress, and teaching more adaptive pain coping strategies.

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