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Comparison of perception and beliefs about pain in patients with multiple sclerosis and healthy controls

Bayrami, Mansour and Hashemi, Toraj and Taher Aghdam, Ali Akbar and Mahmoud Alilou, Majid and Nikzad, Behzad (2015) Comparison of perception and beliefs about pain in patients with multiple sclerosis and healthy controls. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 19 (4). pp. 47-53. ISSN 24235814

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Abstract

Background: Multiple Sclerosis is a disease of young age and is mostly diagnosed between 20 to 40 years old. Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the perceptions and beliefs about pain in patients with multiple sclerosis and healthy controls. Methods: This analytical study was conducted in Tabriz University, 2014. Thirty patients with multiple sclerosis and 30 healthy controls that were selected by convenience sampling method completed the pain beliefs and perception inventory. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and ANOVA. Findings: Patients with multiple sclerosis had higher scores in pain as mystery, self –blame, pain as constant, and pain as permanent scales compared to the controls. Conclusion: With regards to the results, it is suggested to consider the pain beliefs and perception scales in medical centers and multiple sclerosis associations. Keywords: Pain Perception, Multiple Sclerosis, Patients

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2018 04:57
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 04:57
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7331

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