Study Name: Study of Pain Catastrophizing (SPAC)
Purpose of the study
To understand the mechanisms by which cognitive processes influence pain processing.
Who is eligible?
- 45-85 years old
- Have knee pain
What will happen if I participate?
This study is safe, non-invasive, and does not involve medication. Participants must be 45-85 years old and be able to attend three 1½ – 3½ hour laboratory sessions in which responses during brain imaging and pain sensation testing are assessed before and after a brief pain education intervention on pain processing. Compensation will be provided.
Please contact the team at 352-273-6441
Principal Investigator: Ellen Terry, PhD
Study Coordinator: Stephen Katabalwa