Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …

Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Breivik, Harald

CiteScore 2017: 0.84

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.401
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.452

See all formats and pricing
More options …
Volume 5, Issue 4


Low health related quality of life (QoL) in older adults is associated with chronic pain in women and with disturbed sleep in men

Harald Breivik
  • Corresponding author
  • University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, Departments of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management and Research, Nydalen PB 4950, 0424 Oslo, Norway
  • Email
  • Other articles by this author:
  • De Gruyter OnlineGoogle Scholar
Published Online: 2014-10-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2014.08.006


  • [1]

    Wranker LS, Rennemark M, Berglund J, Elmståhl S. Relationship between pain and quality of life – findings from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care – Blekinge study. Scand J Pain 2014;5:270–5CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [2]

    Nielsen CS. Chronic pain is strongly associated with work disability. Scand J Pain 2013;4:180–1.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [3]

    Gunnarsdottir S, Ward SE, Serlin RC. A population based study of the prevalence of pain in Iceland. Scand J Pain 2010;1:151–7.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [4]

    Landmark T, Romundstad P, Dale O, Borchgrevink PC, Vatten L, Kaasa S. Chronic pain: one year prevalence and associated characteristics (the HUNT pain study). Scand J Pain 2013;4:182–7.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [5]

    Breivik H. Whether the weather influences pain: high prevalence of chronic pain in Iceland and Norway: common genes? Or lack of sunshine and vitamin D? Scand J Pain 2010;1:149–50.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [6]

    Linton SJ, Bergbom S. Understanding the link between depression and pain. Scand J Pain 2011;2:47–54.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [7]

    Basaria S. Male hypogonadism. Lancet 2014;383:1250–63.CrossrefPubMedWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar

  • [8]

    Vincent K, Warnaby C, Stagg CJ, Moore J, Kennedy S, Tracey I. Brain imaging reveals that engagement of descending inhibitory pain pathways in healthy women in a low endogenous estradiol state varies with testosterone. Pain 2013;154:515–24.Web of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [9]

    Fredheim OM, Kaasa S, Fayers P, Saltnes T, Jordhøy M, Borchgrevink PC. Chronic non-malignant pain patients report as poor health-related quality of life as palliative cancer patients. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2008;52: 143–8.PubMedWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar

  • [10]

    Stenager E, Christiansen E, Handberg G, Jensen B. Suicide attempts in chronic pain patients. A register-based study. Scand J Pain 2014;5:4–7.Google Scholar

  • [11]

    Hollingsworth JM, Wilt TJ. Lower urinary tract symptoms in men. BMJ 2014;349:g4474.PubMedWeb of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [12]

    Mäntyselkä P. Sleeping with pain – a nightmare. Scand J Pain 2012;3:208–9.CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [13]

    Corona G, Rastrelli G, Maggi M. Diagnosis and treatment of late-onset hypogonadism: systematic review and meta-analysis of TRT outcomes. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013;27:557–79.CrossrefPubMedWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar

  • [14]

    Finset A, Øverlie I, Holte A. Musculo-skeletal pain, psychological distress, and hormones during the menopausal transition. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2004;29:49–64.PubMedCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [15]

    Rhodin A, Stridsberg M, Gordh T. Opioid endocrinopathy: a clinical problem in patients with chronic pain and long-term oral opioid treatment. Clin J Pain 2010;26:374–80.PubMedWeb of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [16]

    Ullah MI, Riche DM, Koch CA. Transdermal testosterone replacement therapy in men. Drug Des Devel Ther 2014;8:101–12.PubMedGoogle Scholar

About the article

Tel.: +47 23073691; fax:+47 23073690.

Published Online: 2014-10-01

Published in Print: 2014-10-01

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 268–269, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2014.08.006.

Export Citation

© 2014 Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain.Get Permission

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

Hanne Birke, Ola Ekholm, Jette Højsted, Per Sjøgren, and Geana Paula Kurita
Pain Medicine, 2018

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in