Feb 06, 2020

Catastrophizing: Mountains and Molehills

Psychosocial factors have become increasingly recognized as important moderators and determinants of the pain experience. One such factor that has garnered great empirical attention is pain catastrophizing. Pain catastrophizing has been described for more than half a century, yet many frontline practitioners continue to be unfamiliar with the construct. David Cosio, PhD, discusses what practitioners need to know, and what treatments are available.