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E = Emotions

  1. Fear of increased pain from activity or work.
  2. Depression (especially long term low mood) and a loss of a sense of enjoyment.
  3. Increased irritability.
  4. Anxiety and heightened awareness of bodily sensations. This includes sympathetic nervous system arousal.
  5. Feeling under stress and unable to maintain a sense of control.
  6. Presence of social anxiety or disinterest in social activity.
  7. Feeling useless and not needed.