G Crombez

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Habituation and the interference of pain with task performance
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 70:149-54. 1997
  2. ncbi Avoidance and confrontation of painful, back-straining movements in chronic back pain patients
    G Crombez
    Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Department of Psychology
    Behav Modif 22:62-77. 1998
  3. ncbi When somatic information threatens, catastrophic thinking enhances attentional interference
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 75:187-98. 1998
  4. ncbi Attention to chronic pain is dependent upon pain-related fear
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, University of Gent, Belgium
    J Psychosom Res 47:403-10. 1999
  5. ncbi Negative affect, respiratory reactivity, and somatic complaints in a CO2 enriched air inhalation paradigm
    K Stegen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 49:109-22. 1998
  6. ncbi The emotional stroop task and chronic pain: what is threatening for chronic pain sufferers?
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 4:37-44. 2000

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi Habituation and the interference of pain with task performance
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 70:149-54. 1997
    ..Finally, results clearly showed a more prolonged processing time of the tones during pain trials than during control trials. These results are discussed in terms of cognitive theories of habituation...
  2. ncbi Avoidance and confrontation of painful, back-straining movements in chronic back pain patients
    G Crombez
    Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Department of Psychology
    Behav Modif 22:62-77. 1998
    ..The results suggest a close link between the fear of pain/(re)injury on one hand and avoidance behavior and physical deconditioning on the other hand...
  3. ncbi When somatic information threatens, catastrophic thinking enhances attentional interference
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 75:187-98. 1998
    ..Again, catastrophizers had marked interference immediately after onset. The results are discussed in terms of how catastrophizing amplifies somatosensory information and primes fear mechanisms...
  4. ncbi Attention to chronic pain is dependent upon pain-related fear
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, University of Gent, Belgium
    J Psychosom Res 47:403-10. 1999
    ..These results are discussed in terms of how pain-related fear creates a hypervigilance to pain...
  5. ncbi Negative affect, respiratory reactivity, and somatic complaints in a CO2 enriched air inhalation paradigm
    K Stegen
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 49:109-22. 1998
    ..The pattern of results suggests that experimental inductions of complaints may largely wipe out NA-related differences in attentional/interpretative processes that may mediate the NA complaints link...
  6. ncbi The emotional stroop task and chronic pain: what is threatening for chronic pain sufferers?
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 4:37-44. 2000
    ..No other attentional effects were found. The results are discussed in terms of possible reasons for the difficulty of demonstrating attentional bias in chronic pain patients...