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Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics

Neil J. Salkind & Kristin Rasmussen

Pub. date: 2007 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412952644

Print ISBN: 9781412916110 | Online ISBN: 9781412952644

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West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory

Luci A. Martin & Joseph A. Doster

The West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (WHYMPI) is a 52-item, multidimensional measure of chronic pain that assesses status in the following domains: perceived pain intensity and impact of pain on various facets of a patient's life; perception of responses from significant others; participation in common activities; and activity level. Each domain is divided into 12 subscales. The first domain includes five subscales: perceived interference of pain in various aspects of functioning, support and concern of significant others, pain severity, self-control, and negative mood. The second domain includes three subscales: perceived frequency of punishing responses, perceived frequency of solicitous responses, and perceived frequency of distracting responses from significant others. The third domain includes ...

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