Health locus of control questionnaire for patients with chronic low back pain: psychometric properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version.

@article{Oliveira2008HealthLO,
  title={Health locus of control questionnaire for patients with chronic low back pain: psychometric properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version.},
  author={Vinicius Cunha Oliveira and Thiago Furiati and Ana Paula Sakamoto and Paulo Jos{\'e} Azevedo Vianna Ferreira and Manuela Campos Ferreira and Chris Maher},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={42-52}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Low back pain is common among Brazilians, especially affecting those who are working. Psychosocial factors, such as the health locus of control, are associated with low back pain prognoses. Although the multidimensional health locus of control questionnaire is widely employed in individuals with low back pain, a Brazilian-Portuguese version is not yet available. The aim of the present study was to translate and adapt the multidimensional health locus of control (MHLC… CONTINUE READING

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