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Back pain and work: Psychosocial factors. The evidence.

Frederieke Schaafsma

A range of studies explore whether psychosocial factors contribute to the development of back pain

Below are a series of summaries of research that explores the effect of psychosocial factors on back pain. At the end of this article the search strategy used to identify relevant articles is outlined. The impact of various physical, constitutional and psychosocial factors on back pain is a subject of confusion. Research can be difficult to find, challenging to understand, and hard to interpret. Relevant research is summarised below. The s...

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