The development of chronicity following whiplash injury: the fear-avoidance model versus a neurobiological stress model. (2007–2009)

The aim of this study is to compare the fear avoidance model to a novel proposed neurobiological stress model to explain the development of chronic pain and disability following whiplash injury. This study will provide important data on processes (physiological and psychological) involved in the development of chronicity that will lead to improved management strategies for the crucial early stages of this recalcitrant condition.
Grant type:
ARC Discovery Projects
Funded by:
Australian Research Council