Brazilian Journal of Pain
Brazilian Journal of Pain
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Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on sleep quality, psychosocial aspects, and physical activity levels in patients with chronic pain in Brazil: COVIDor cross-sectional study

Influência da pandemia de COVID-19 na qualidade do sono, em aspectos psicoemocionais e no nível de atividade física de pacientes com dor crônica no Brasil: estudo observacional COVIDor

Thaís Alves Barreto Pereira; Annanda Oliveira Santos; Akeline Santos de Almeida; Maria Ivone Oliveira Dantas; Josimari Melo DeSantana

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HIGHLIGHTS: Social isolation of COVID-19 pandemic maximized painful symptoms in chronic pain.

COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated anxiety and reduced sleep quality in chronic pain.

These factors were associated with the reduction of physical activity levels.


Anxiety, Chronic pain, COVID-19, Physical activity, Sedentary behavior, Sleep quality


DESTAQUES: O isolamento social da pandemia de COVID-19 maximizou os sintomas dolorosos na
dor crônica.

A pandemia de COVID-19 exacerbou a ansiedade e reduziu a qualidade do sono na dor crônica.

Esses fatores foram associados à redução dos níveis de atividade física.


Ansiedade, Atividade física, Comportamento sedentário, COVID-19, Dor crônica, Qualidade do sono


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