Pain related thoughts the way a person thinks about their pain can have a profound impact on the persons pain experience and rehabilitation self efficacy refers to an individuals belief in their ability to implement behaviours required to produce detailed performance outcomes and reflects their confidence regarding motivation and control of their actions bandura 1977 this is an important concept for treating physicians to be aware of as patients with poorer self efficacy will be . The psychology of pain is important but only if it acknowledges that there is a subjective aspect to pain it is true that there are some people who feel pain less acutely than others it is true that there are some people who perceive pain to be pleasurable yet it is universally true except for those with physical or neurological disorders that people respond consistently to painful stimuli we do not need to commission a study to know that children when pricked with a pin for a blood . Pain behavior such as guarding bracing rubbing grimacing and sighing has been shown to be strongly influenced by psychological factors 40 some chronic pain patients demonstrate pain behavior only around staff 41 or decrease this behavior when they think no one is watching 42. And what exactly is the psychology behind pain to understand this first and foremost we need to understand what pain is and where it actually comes from essentially pain acts as an in built alarm system for our bodies when we feel pain it signals to us that theres something wrong and something that needs to be addressed so for example if we are going for a run and we twist our ankle danger messages shoot up to the brain and pain can emerge stopping us from running and
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