Validation of the Persian version of the fear avoidance belief questionnaire in patients with low back pain.

  title={Validation of the Persian version of the fear avoidance belief questionnaire in patients with low back pain.},
  author={Mohsen Rostami and Negin Noorian and Mohammad Ali Mansournia and Elham Sharafi and Amir Eslami Shahr Babaki and Ramin Kordi},
  journal={Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation},
  volume={27 2},
OBJECTIVES Fear of pain or re-injury and avoidance attitudes have a great impact on maintenance of chronic low back pain (CLBP) and disability. Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ) is developed to assess these psychosocial factors. The aim of this study was to provide a translated and validated version of the FABQ for Persian speaking population. METHODS Forward and backward translation techniques were carried out for translation and cultural adaptation of the questionnaire into… CONTINUE READING


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