Testing Factorial Validity and Gender Invariance of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale

Abstract

Recent research has indicated that the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) is a reliable measure that taps three dimensions of a singular construct. Gender differences have been found consistently in catastrophizing, with women reporting significantly higher scores than men on the PCS. This study was designed to cross-validate the factor structure of the PCS… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:JOBM.0000042410.34535.64

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