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Measuring HealthA guide to rating scales and questionnaires$
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Ian McDowell

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195165678

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.001.0001

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Pain Measurements

Pain Measurements

Chapter:
(p.470) 9 Pain Measurements
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Measuring Health
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Ian McDowell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.003.0009

Until the 1970s it was widely assumed that pain was not amenable to accurate measurement. This chapter outlines the subsequent historical development of pain research, covering different theoretical approaches to understanding pain. It compares the resulting wide variety of measurement instruments.

Keywords:   pain measurement, historical development, pain research, theoretical approaches, measurement instruments

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