Profile characteristics of the MPI-DLV clusters of pain patients.

  title={Profile characteristics of the MPI-DLV clusters of pain patients.},
  author={Richel H. B. Lousberg and N. H. Groenman and Anton J M Schmidt},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={52 2},
This article describes an investigation into whether there are differences among the four pain patient clusters from the Multidimensional Pain Inventory-Dutch Language Version (MPI-DLV) in terms of prescribed analgesic medication, level of intelligence, and other personality characteristics (MMPI). Dysfunctional patients were distinguished by a higher level of analgesic medication intake. Patients classified as Average were marked by a marginally significant higher level of intelligence. The… CONTINUE READING

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