The Influence of Coping Strategies and Catastrophizing on Patients With Back and Neck Pain
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Francisco M. Kovacs, Kovacs Foundation
First received: July 16, 2007
Last updated: March 11, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of coping strategies and catastrophizing thoughts on disability and the prognosis of back and neck pain in patients treated within the Spanish National Health Service. Patients will be given a visual analog scale (VAS) to rate intensity of pain, the Roland Morris Questionnaire (RMQ) or the Neck Disability Index (NDI) to rate the degree of disability, and the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) to rate coping strategies and catastrophizing. Questionnaires will be given at baseline and three months later.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||The Influence of Coping Strategies and Catastrophizing on Patients With Back and Neck Pain Treated Within the Spanish National Health Service
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Disability [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Pain [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 75 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients treated within the Spanish National Health Service for subacute or chronic neck or back pain
- Subjects treated for back or neck pain in the Spanish National Health Service.
- Able to read and write Spanish.
- Have signed the informed consent form.
- Diagnosis or "red flags" for systemic diseases (e.g., cancer, infection).
- Pain due to fracture or direct trauma to the neck or back.
- Criteria for referral to surgery (e.g., neurogenic claudication due to spinal stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, serious nerve root compression for more than 6 weeks due to disc herniation).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00502333
|Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 07012 |
||Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD
||Kovacs Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, 07012, Spain
||Mario Gestoso, MD
||Kovacs Foundation,Palma de Mallorca, Spain
No publications provided
||Francisco M. Kovacs, Director of Scientific Department, Kovacs Foundation, Kovacs Foundation
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||July 16, 2007
||March 11, 2014
||Spain: Spanish Back Pain Research Network (REIDE)
Keywords provided by Kovacs Foundation:
Prognosis for back and neck pain
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 03, 2015
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