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Human Studies

2020 Sep 21

Clin J Pain

The Concept of Pain Inventory (COPI): Assessing a Child’s Concept of Pain.


Pate JW, Simons LE, Hancock MJ, Hush JM, Noblet T, Pounder M, Pacey V
Clin J Pain. 2020 Sep 21.
PMID: 32960825.


Clinical guidelines recommend that healthcare providers assist children to understand their experience of persistent pain, with pain science education a key component of clinical management in pediatric pain clinics. Currently, no tool exists to assess a child's concept of pain. The aim of this study was to develop such a tool and to evaluate its psychometric properties.