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2023 Jan 25

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J



Pain-coping scale for children and their parents: a cross-sectional study in children with musculoskeletal pain.


Backström M, Vuorimaa H, Tarkiainen M, Löyttyniemi E, Kröger L, Aalto K, Rebane K, Markula-Patjas K, Malin M, Sard S, Keskitalo P, Korkatti K, Grönlund M-M, Möttönen M, Pohjankoski H, Hietanen M, Kärki J, Vähäsalo P
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2023 Jan 25; 21(1):9.
PMID: 36694196.


In a chronic pain-causing disease such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, the quality of coping with pain is crucial. Parents have a substantial influence on their children's pain-coping strategies. This study aimed to develop scales for assessing parents' strategies for coping with their children's pain and a shorter improved scale for children usable in clinical practice.