Fear-avoidance model of chronic pain: the next generation
The Clinical Journal of Pain, 06/25/2012
Crombez G et al. – To address these 3 key challenges, auhtors argue that the next generation of the FA model needs to more explicitly adopt a motivational perspective, one that is built around the organizing powers of goals and self–regulatory processes. Using this framework, the FA model is recast as capturing the persistent but futile attempts to solve pain–related problems to protect and restore life goals.