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British Journal of Anaesthesia
BJA

Biological, psychological, and social factors associated with worsening of chronic pain during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey

Published:April 23, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2021.04.010
      Editor—Recent reviews have identified several specific problems of people with chronic pain arising during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      • El-Tallawy S.N.
      • Nalamasu R.
      • Pergolizzi J.V.
      • Gharibo C.
      Pain management during the COVID-19 pandemic.
      ,
      • Kemp H.I.
      • Corner E.
      • Colvin L.A.
      Chronic pain after COVID-19: implications for rehabilitation.
      Likewise, the importance of examining particular vulnerable groups has also been pointed out.
      • Holmes E.A.
      • O'Connor R.C.
      • Perry V.H.
      • et al.
      Multidisciplinary research priorities for the COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action for mental health science.
      ,
      • Karos K.
      • McParland J.L.
      • Bunzli S.
      • et al.
      The social threats of COVID-19 for people with chronic pain.
      We aimed to identify biological, psychological, and social factors that correlate with the worsening of chronic pain during the first COVID-19-related lockdown.

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