Research suggests that interpersonal interactions can adversely affect the sufferer’s pain experience. Novel evidence in the area of paediatric pain indicates that not only sufferer appraisals but also caregiver appraisals can have an adverse impact on the behavioural and emotional response to pain. This workshop will address state of the art research on parental influences over their child’s pain and accompanying distress. Speaker 1 will highlight the impact of parent catastrophizing in explaining their emotional and behavioural responses to child pain. Speaker 2 will discuss novel cross-cultural research on parental appraisals of injustice from the self/other perspective in relation to their child’s pain. Speaker 3 will address research on the impact of parental self/other oriented appraisals of injustice on their child’s pain. The clinical implications of this research will be outlined.
|Publication status||Published - 2017|