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A 2-Item Short Form of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire: Development and Psychometric Evaluation of PSEQ-2

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Pain, February 2015
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Title
A 2-Item Short Form of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire: Development and Psychometric Evaluation of PSEQ-2
Published in
Journal of Pain, February 2015
DOI 10.1016/j.jpain.2014.11.002
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Michael K. Nicholas, Brian E. McGuire, Ali Asghari

Abstract

The Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (PSEQ) is an established 10-item measure of pain self-efficacy that is widely used in clinical and research settings. However, a shorter measure would reduce patient and researcher burden and save valuable time in busy clinical settings. The aim of this study was to develop and confirm the psychometric properties of a valid and reliable two-item short form of the PSEQ (PSEQ-2). We used a large sample of 1,511 chronic pain patients which we randomly split into two smaller groups. We identified the two short-form items in sample 1 and confirmed their properties in sample 2. In order to identify the two items for the short-form measure, we selected the first item based on the highest item-total correlation. The second item was identified after a series of additional analyses. The two items identified from the PSEQ reflected confidence in ability to work and lead a normal life despite pain. The PSEQ-2's validity and internal consistency were found to be sound. Test-retest reliability, sensitivity to change and convergent validity was confirmed in a separate sample (n=140) who had recently completed an intervention designed, in part, to modify self-efficacy beliefs. The PSEQ-2 appears to be a robust measure of pain self-efficacy.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 3%
Unknown 77 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 20%
Student > Master 15 19%
Student > Bachelor 10 13%
Researcher 9 11%
Unspecified 7 9%
Other 22 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 37%
Psychology 18 23%
Unspecified 12 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 11%
Social Sciences 3 4%
Other 8 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 January 2019.
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#2,353,283
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Outputs from Journal of Pain
#556
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#53,425
of 295,076 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Pain
#11
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