Psychometric Test:

Test Name: Beliefs about Pain Control Questionnaire
Acronym: BPCQ
Publisher: GL Assessment
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Author: Skevington, S.M.
Year: 1990
Purpose: 13-item questionnaire containg three subscale measuring beliefs in the internal or personal control of pain, beliefs that powerful others (doctors) control pain and beliefs that pain is controlled by chance events.
Contents: Manual; questionnaire with full copyright permission & scoring key.
Age range: Adult
Administration time: 10 minutes.
Qualifications: To use this test you must be, or be supervised by a Clinical Psychologist, occupational therapist or nurse. Held in 'Pain and Pain Behaviours' in Measures in Health Psychology Portfolio
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