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The West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (WHYMPI)
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The West Haven‐Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory was developed in order to fill a widely recognized void in the assessment of clinical pain and is recommended for use in conjunction with behavioral and psychophysiological assessment strategies in the evaluation of chronic pain patients in clinical settings. Expand
Core outcome measures for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
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Recommendations for the core outcome domains that should be considered by investigators conducting clinical trials of the efficacy and effectiveness of treatments for chronic pain are provided. Expand
The biopsychosocial approach to chronic pain: scientific advances and future directions.
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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. Expand
Interpreting the clinical importance of treatment outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.
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Systematically collecting and reporting the recommended information needed to evaluate the clinical importance of treatment outcomes of Chronic pain clinical trials will allow additional validation of proposed benchmarks and provide more meaningful comparisons of chronic pain treatments. Expand
Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update.
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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. Expand
The Tinnitus Functional Index: Development of a New Clinical Measure for Chronic, Intrusive Tinnitus
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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. Expand
Advances in neuropathic pain: diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations.
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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. Expand
An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia
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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. Expand
Psychological factors in chronic pain: evolution and revolution.
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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. Expand
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