The West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (WHYMPI)
Core outcome measures for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
The biopsychosocial approach to chronic pain: scientific advances and future directions.
A review of the basic neuroscience processes of pain (the bio part of biopsychosocial, as well as the psychosocial factors, is presented) and on the development of new technologies, such as brain imaging, that provide new insights into brain-pain mechanisms.
Interpreting the clinical importance of treatment outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.
The Tinnitus Functional Index: Development of a New Clinical Measure for Chronic, Intrusive Tinnitus
The TFI should be useful in both clinical and research settings because of its responsiveness to treatment-related change, validity for scaling the overall severity of tinnitus, and comprehensive coverage of multiple domains of t Finnitus severity.
Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update.
The objectives of the current article are to review the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group guidelines for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain and to provide a brief overview of several recent clinical trials.
Advances in neuropathic pain: diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations.
Randomized controlled clinical trials of gabapentin, the 5% lidocaine patch, opioid analgesics, tramadol hydrochloride, and tricyclic antidepressants provide an evidence-based approach to the treatment of neuropathic pain.
An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia
- R. Bennett, Jessie C. Jones, D. Turk, I. Russell, Lynne Matallana
- Medicine, PsychologyBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
- 9 March 2007
This survey provides a snap-shot of FM at the end of 2005, as reported by a self-selected population of people, and identifies several issues for further research, such as the prescribing habits of FM health care providers, the role of emotional precipitants, the impact of obesity, the significance of low back pain and the nature of FM related stiffness.
Toward an Empirically Derived Taxonomy of Chronic Pain Patients: Integration of Psychological Assessment Data.
Psychological factors in chronic pain: evolution and revolution.
A biopsychosocial model of chronic pain is described and an update on research implicating the importance of people's appraisals of their symptoms, their ability to self-manage pain and related problems, and their fears about pain and injury that motivate efforts to avoid exacerbation of symptoms and further injury or reinjury are provided.