The Psychosomatic Symptom Checklist revisited: Reliability and validity in a chronic pain population

@article{Chibnall1989ThePS,
  title={The Psychosomatic Symptom Checklist revisited: Reliability and validity in a chronic pain population},
  author={John T. Chibnall and Raymond C. Tait},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={12},
  pages={297-307}
}
A psychometric evaluation of the SUNYA Revision of the Psychosomatic Symptom Checklist (PSC) was conducted with 405 chronic pain patients who completed the PSC as part of a diagnostic battery. Several properties of the measure were examined, including its reliability, internal consistency, discriminant validity, and factor structure. Contrary to a previous study, the measure demonstrated a modest reliability, a poor discriminant validity, and a multifactor structure that accounted for only a… CONTINUE READING
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