Did you mayhaps mean catastrophize?
- v. present participle of catastrophize.
“Fortunately, pain catastrophizing is responsive to cognitive behavioural therapy, with clinically relevant improvements in upto 50% of individuals.”
“In routine practice, pain catastrophizing can be easily and reliably assessed with questionnaires like this one, which can be scored like this.”
“The relationship between pain catastrophizing and eating behaviour is of particular interest, as high-fat and high-sucrose foods have been shown to increase pain tolerance.”
“In another recent study by Tamara Somers and colleagues from Duke University, morbidly obese patients with osteoarthritis (OA) reported higher levels of pain catastrophizing than OA patients in the overweight and obese category.”
“Studies in patients with fibromyalgia show that pain catastrophizing is associated with increased activity in brain areas related to anticipation of pain (medial frontal cortex, cerebellum), attention to pain (dorsal ACC, dorsolateral prefrontal cortex), emotional aspects of pain (claustrum, closely connected to amygdala) and motor control.”
“I would have little doubt that failure to recognize and address pain catastrophizing increases the likelihood of further weight gain and disability in patients with severe obesity.”
“Pain catastrophizing now accounts for a substantial proportion of pain-related disability.”
“Do you spend a lot of time 'catastrophizing'-worrying about something that hasn't happened yet and might not happen at all, or thinking bleakly about events in the past?”
“Second, if soldiers are anxious or angry because they believe that an ego-tripping commanding officer is going to get them killed, do NOT tell them to stop "catastrophizing"; instead take what they say seriously.”
“When we take ourselves less seriously and begin to realize that "we're not here for a long time, but we are here for a good time" we tend to stop "catastrophizing" and "awfulizing.”
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