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Appears in Collections:Psychology Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: What does the Chronic Pain Grade Questionnaire Measure?
Author(s): Dixon, Diane
Pollard, Beth
Johnston, Marie
Keywords: pain
health outcomes
Issue Date: Aug-2007
Date Deposited: 14-Jan-2009
Citation: Dixon D, Pollard B & Johnston M (2007) What does the Chronic Pain Grade Questionnaire Measure?. Pain, 130 (3), pp. 249-253.;
Abstract: This study explored the ability of the Chronic Pain Grade Questionnaire (CPG) to operationalise the WHO’s model of health outcomes, namely the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Twelve expert judges used the method of discriminant content validation to allocate the 7 items of the CPG to one or more ICF outcome, namely, impairment, activity limitations and participation restrictions. One-sample t-tests classified each item as measuring impairment, activity limitations or participation restrictions, or a combination thereof. The results indicated that the CPG contains items able to measure each of the three ICF outcomes. However, the pain grade classification system used in the CPG conflates the ICF outcomes. The implication of this conflation of outcome for the assessment of interventions is discussed.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.pain.2006.12.004
Rights: Published in Pain by Elsevier.

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