The prospective association between personality traits and persistent pain and opioid medication use.


Florida State University College of Medicine, United States of America. Electronic address: [Email]


Pain and prescription opioid medication use are prevalent and a major source of psychological and physical health burden. This research examines whether Five Factor Model personality traits prospectively predict who will experience persistent pain and use prescription opioid medication over a 10-year follow-up.


Conscientiousness,Extraversion,Neuroticism,Opioids,Persistent pain,Prospective study,