Construct validity and reliability of Finnish version of Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire.

  title={Construct validity and reliability of Finnish version of {\"O}rebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire.},
  author={Olli Ruokolainen and Marianne Haapea and Steven James Linton and Katariina Korniloff and Arja H H{\"a}kkinen and Markus V J Paananen and Jaro I. Karppinen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of pain},
INTRODUCTION Chronic pain causes suffering for affected individuals and incurs costs to society through work disability. Interventions based on early screening of psychological risk factors for chronic pain using screening tools such as the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire (ÖMPSQ) have been found to reduce work absenteeism and health care visits and increase perceived health. The aim of the current study was to translate the ÖMPSQ into Finnish and test its validity and… CONTINUE READING