"Catastrophization" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Cognitive and emotional processes encompassing magnification of pain-related stimuli, feelings of helplessness, and a generally pessimistic orientation.
- Pain Catastrophizing
- Catastrophizing, Pain
- Catastrophizings, Pain
- Pain Catastrophizings
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Catastrophization".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Catastrophization".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Catastrophization" by people in Profiles.
Ponce Martinez C, Edwards KA, Roos CR, Beitel M, Eller A, Barry DT. Associations Among Sleep Disturbance, Pain Catastrophizing, and Pain Intensity for Methadone-maintained Patients With Opioid Use Disorder and Chronic Pain. Clin J Pain. 2020 09; 36(9):641-647.
Beaudoin FL, Gutman R, Zhai W, Merchant RC, Clark MA, Bollen KA, Hendry P, Kurz MC, Lewandowski C, Pearson C, O'Neil B, Datner E, Mitchell P, Domeier R, McLean SA. Racial differences in presentations and predictors of acute pain after motor vehicle collision. Pain. 2018 Jun; 159(6):1056-1063.
Jensen MP, Thorn BE, Carmody J, Keefe FJ, Burns JW. The Role of Cognitive Content and Cognitive Processes in Chronic Pain: An Important Distinction? Clin J Pain. 2018 05; 34(5):391-401.
Khan H, Pilitsis JG, Prusik J, Smith H, McCallum SE. Pain Remission at One-Year Follow-Up With Spinal Cord Stimulation. Neuromodulation. 2018 Jan; 21(1):101-105.
Marola O, Cherala R, Prusik J, Kumar V, Fama C, Wilock M, Crimmins J, Pilitsis JG. BMI as a Predictor of Spinal Cord Stimulation Success in Chronic Pain Patients. Neuromodulation. 2017 Apr; 20(3):269-273.
Levy RL, Langer SL, Romano JM, Labus J, Walker LS, Murphy TB, Tilburg MA, Feld LD, Christie DL, Whitehead WE. Cognitive mediators of treatment outcomes in pediatric functional abdominal pain. Clin J Pain. 2014 Dec; 30(12):1033-43.