The McGill pain questionnaire: from description to measurement.

@article{Melzack2005TheMP,
  title={The McGill pain questionnaire: from description to measurement.},
  author={Ronald Melzack},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={
          199-202
        }
}
  • R. Melzack
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
On the language of pain. [...] Key Method Words used to describe pain were brought together and categorized, and an attempt was made to scale them on a common intensity dimension. The data show that: 1) there are many words in the English language to describe the varieties of pain experience; 2) there is a high level of agreement that the words fall into classes and subclasses that represent particular dimensions or properties of pain experience; 3) substantial portions of the words have approximately the same…Expand

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