Psychological, numeric, and graphic methods of assessment in chronic pain patients Academic Article uri icon


  • Aims: Chronic pain patients use linguistic but also symbolic ways to express their pain and disability. The objectives of the study were to examine the associations between pain intensity, Pain Drawings (PD), Pain Words (PW), psychological and socio-demographic variables and to investigate their impact on functional ability. Patients' Pain Drawings were included as an indicator of their depiction of pain extent.

publication date

  • June 1, 2018