A 66 kg 15-year-old male with a history of sickle cell disease on methadone maintenance therapy for back pain and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis presents for posterior spinal fusion with combination general and regional anesthesia. Which of the following characteristics may increase the likelihood of developing chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) in this child?
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