Medical News / Stephanie Guarino, MD, MSHP: How the Patient-Provider Relationship Impacts SCD-Related Pain

According to data from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, investigators were able to identify intertwined associations in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD): stigma, self-efficacy, and pain. In summary, the novel analysis found a significant relationship between self-efficacy in adults with SCD, and experiences of disease-related stigma. Furthermore, the data demonstrated a centrality of self-efficacy and the catastrophizing of pain. Source: MDMag To view the third party content, kindly click on the link below or read more. You will then leave this site and enter a third party site.

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