To develop and maintain a multi-institution, multi-disciplinary team of spine surgeons, anesthesiologists, and psychiatrists for the purpose of studying and managing preoperative anxiety (PA) among patients undergoing spine surgery.  This team will be called the Spine Preoperative Anxiety Research Taskforce.

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