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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Pain

2014

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Factors Associated With The Pain Catastrophizing Scale And Validation In A Sample Of The Turkish Population, Mustafa Süren, İsmai̇l Okan, Azi̇z Mehmet Gökbakan, Zi̇ya Kaya, Ünal Erkorkmaz, Semi̇h Arici, Serkan Karaman, Mürsel Kahveci̇ Jan 2014

Factors Associated With The Pain Catastrophizing Scale And Validation In A Sample Of The Turkish Population, Mustafa Süren, İsmai̇l Okan, Azi̇z Mehmet Gökbakan, Zi̇ya Kaya, Ünal Erkorkmaz, Semi̇h Arici, Serkan Karaman, Mürsel Kahveci̇

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

The aim of this study was to validate the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) in the Turkish population and to investigate its correlation with the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients. Materials and methods: Volunteer patients, who were scheduled for elective surgery and who applied to the Outpatient Clinic of Anesthesiology for preoperative evaluation, were asked to complete a PCS form. The patient's age, sex, educational level, marital status, presence of chronic pain, and American Society of Anesthesiologists score were recorded, and PCS scores and demographic variables were compared statistically. Results: Of the 257 patients enrolled in the study, 136 were …