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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Breivik, Harald

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Volume 13, Issue 1


Attitude and belief of pain-therapists are important when trying to help chronic pain patients: The Norwegian version of the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (PABS) improved by Rasch analysis

Cecilie Røe
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  • University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
  • Oslo University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo, Norway
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Published Online: 2016-10-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2016.09.002


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About the article

Oslo University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pbox 4950, Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway.

Published Online: 2016-10-01

Published in Print: 2016-10-01

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 140–141, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2016.09.002.

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