S J Linton

Summary

Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of cognitive-behavioral and physical therapy preventive interventions on pain-related sick leave: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 21:109-19. 2005
  2. ncbi Neck and shoulder disorders in medical secretaries. Part I. Pain prevalence and risk factors
    K Kamwendo
    Occupational Health Care Center, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Scand J Rehabil Med 23:127-33. 1991
  3. ncbi A cognitive-behavioral group intervention as prevention for persistent neck and back pain in a non-patient population: a randomized controlled trial
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 81, Orebro, Sweden
    Pain 90:83-90. 2001
  4. ncbi A prospective study of the effects of sexual or physical abuse on back pain
    Steven James Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Pain 96:347-51. 2002
  5. ncbi Occupational psychological factors increase the risk for back pain: a systematic review
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 11:53-66. 2001
  6. ncbi The back pain beliefs of health care providers: are we fear-avoidant?
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 12:223-32. 2002
  7. ncbi Early identification of patients at risk of developing a persistent back problem: the predictive validity of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 19:80-6. 2003
  8. ncbi Do epidemiological results replicate? The prevalence and health-economic consequences of neck and back pain in the general population
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, S 701 85, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 4:347-54. 2000
  9. ncbi Can chronic disability be prevented? A randomized trial of a cognitive-behavior intervention and two forms of information for patients with spinal pain
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2825-31; discussion 2824. 2000
  10. ncbi A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck pain
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1148-56. 2000

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi The effects of cognitive-behavioral and physical therapy preventive interventions on pain-related sick leave: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 21:109-19. 2005
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  2. ncbi Neck and shoulder disorders in medical secretaries. Part I. Pain prevalence and risk factors
    K Kamwendo
    Occupational Health Care Center, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Scand J Rehabil Med 23:127-33. 1991
    ..The results of this study suggest that work with office machines as well as the psychosocial work environment are important factors in neck and shoulder pain...
  3. ncbi A cognitive-behavioral group intervention as prevention for persistent neck and back pain in a non-patient population: a randomized controlled trial
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 81, Orebro, Sweden
    Pain 90:83-90. 2001
    ..Thus, despite the strong natural recovery rate for back pain, the cognitive-behavioral intervention produced a significant preventive effect with regard to disability...
  4. ncbi A prospective study of the effects of sexual or physical abuse on back pain
    Steven James Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Pain 96:347-51. 2002
    ..There is a need for investigations with prospective designs employing patients as well as nonpatients as subject...
  5. ncbi Occupational psychological factors increase the risk for back pain: a systematic review
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 11:53-66. 2001
    ..These results suggest that a change in the way we view and deal with back pain is needed. Applying knowledge about psychological factors at work might enhance prevention as well as rehabilitation...
  6. ncbi The back pain beliefs of health care providers: are we fear-avoidant?
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 12:223-32. 2002
    ..5; 90%CI = 1.00-2.27). It is concluded that some practitioners hold beliefs reflecting fear-avoidance and that these beliefs may influence treatment practice...
  7. ncbi Early identification of patients at risk of developing a persistent back problem: the predictive validity of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire
    Steven J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin J Pain 19:80-6. 2003
    ..To test the predictive utility of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in identifying patients at risk for developing persistent back pain problems...
  8. ncbi Do epidemiological results replicate? The prevalence and health-economic consequences of neck and back pain in the general population
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, S 701 85, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 4:347-54. 2000
    ..This implies that much of the huge variation in reported prevalence rates and consequences of back pain may be due to methodological differences. This underscores the need for standardized methods...
  9. ncbi Can chronic disability be prevented? A randomized trial of a cognitive-behavior intervention and two forms of information for patients with spinal pain
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2825-31; discussion 2824. 2000
    ..A randomized controlled design superimposed on treatment as usual was used to compare the effects of a cognitive-behavior intervention aimed at preventing chronicity with two different forms of information...
  10. ncbi A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck pain
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1148-56. 2000
    ..The literature on psychological factors in neck and back pain was systematically searched and reviewed...
  11. ncbi Do psychological factors increase the risk for back pain in the general population in both a cross-sectional and prospective analysis?
    Steven James Linton
    Department of Behavioral, Social and Legal Sciences Psychology, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 9:355-61. 2005
    ..Because psychological variables were relevant very early on, these factors may be important targets for pain prevention programs...
  12. ncbi A population-based study of the relationship between sexual abuse and back pain: establishing a link
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Pain 73:47-53. 1997
    ..The findings show that self-reported abuse may be an important predictor for chronic pain and provide support for the idea that abuse may indirectly or directly be implicated in the chronification of pain...
  13. ncbi Early identification and intervention in the prevention of musculoskeletal pain
    Steven James Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 41:433-42. 2002
    ..Early interventions are badly needed to prevent the development of persistent disability. Since psychological factors are central in the development of a chronic problem these might be utilized in this endeavor...
  14. ncbi Neck and shoulder disorders in medical secretaries. Part II. Ergonomical work environment and symptom profile
    K Kamwendo
    Occupational Health Care Center, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Scand J Rehabil Med 23:135-42. 1991
    ..This study suggests that risk factors for neck and shoulder pain are individual and multifactorial...
  15. ncbi Risk factors in the psychosocial work environment for neck and shoulder pain in secretaries
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    J Occup Med 31:609-13. 1989
    ..Future investigations should replicate these findings as well as isolate specific mechanisms so that preventive measures may be instituted...
  16. ncbi A controlled study of the effect of neck school in medical secretaries
    K Kamwendo
    Occupational Health Care Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Scand J Rehabil Med 23:143-52. 1991
    ..No differences were noted for range of neck motion, or sick leave in any group. Our conclusion is that neck schools, despite good compliance, appear to be of limited clinical value for prevention of neck and shoulder disorders...
  17. ncbi A population-based study of spinal pain among 35-45-year-old individuals. Prevalence, sick leave, and health care use
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1457-63. 1998
    ..Gender differences exist in the pattern of sick leave and health care use, and a small proportion of those with pain consume very large amounts of the resources. Consequently, there is a need for early, effective, preventive treatments...
  18. ncbi Musculoskeletal health surveillance. Eight simple, self-administered tests to add to symptom registration: a preliminary report
    A L Hellsing
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Centre, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2977-82. 1997
    ..9). CONCLUSION: The test of physical function could be performed and the questionnaire completed by this randomly selected cohort, and the results discriminated significantly between groups...
  19. doi Painfully reassuring? The effects of validation on emotions and adherence in a pain test
    S J Linton
    Center for Health and Medical Psychology CHAMP, Orebro University, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 16:592-9. 2012
    ..These results show that a relatively simple validation procedure had significant and positive effects on emotion and increased adherence. Further research should extend these findings and explore their clinical application...
  20. doi The effect of validating and invalidating communication on satisfaction, pain and affect in nurses suffering from low back pain during a semi-structured interview
    K L Vangronsveld
    Center for Health and Medical Psychology, Orebro University, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 16:239-46. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that validation might be a viable technique to use in clinical examinations of patients suffering pain...
  21. doi When the wind goes out of the sail - declining recovery expectations in the first weeks of back pain
    J K P Carstens
    Center of Health and Medical Psychology CHAMP, School of Law, Psychology, and Social Work, Orebro University, Sweden
    Eur J Pain 18:269-78. 2014
    ..This study aims to explore patterns of stability and change in expectations for recovery during the first weeks of a back-pain episode and how these patterns relate to other psychological variables and outcome...
  22. ncbi Preventive interventions for back and neck pain problems: what is the evidence?
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:778-87. 2001
    ..A review of controlled trials...