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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Aim: The aim of present study was to investigate the relationship between the pain catastrophizing, pain-related anxiety, social support, coping strategies and neuroticism, with functional disability in Rheumatic patients, in Ahvaz-Iran.
Method: The sample Contained 151 participants who selected via available sample method and completed Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS), Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale (PASS-20), subscale of neuroticism from Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ-R) Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS2), and Coping strategies Questionnaire. Functional status were assessed using the three-Factor Model of the Arthritis Impact Scale, 2nd ed., (AIMS2).
Results: The result of a multiple regression analysis showed that pain catastrophizing, pain-related anxiety, social support, coping strategies and neuroticism were able to explain 39% of the variance in the AIMS2. The result of multiple regression analysis with stepwise method indicated that pain catastrophizing, neuroticism, social support and one of coping strategies were variables that entered in the model, respectively. Thesesvariables accounted for 38% of the variance in functional disability.
Conclusion: The present results support the hypothesized role of psychosocial variables in predicting Functional status in Rheumatic patients.