The role of perceived injustice in chronic pain

Whitney Scott

It is increasingly recognized that the meaning individuals give to their chronic pain experience has an important influence on their pain-related adjustment. Recent research suggests that many patients with chronic pain experience their situation with a sense of injustice [1]. Patients with chronic pain often experience numerous losses, including … [Read more...]

I didn’t do anything to deserve this….

And now you’re going to pay! Perceptions of injustice can emerge from a variety of conditions such as injury as the result of another’s actions – or in the case of not installing appropriate safety procedures – inactions - the experience of undeserved or irreparable loss or if the individual is exposed to a situation that transgresses human rights, … [Read more...]