2014 – 2017

Títle:

The motivational perspective of the fear-avoidance model of chronic pain: optimism, goal conflict and disability.

Funding Agency:

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

Chief researcher:

Rosa Esteve

Aims:

To determine if interference between chronic pain and patients’ important life goals (goal conflict) is associated with higher avoidance and disability. To investigate the role of optimism, positive affectivity, and self-efficacy in the patients’ management of life goals.