Discover or Re-Discover the the McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ), by Marie Dulac, Author Collaboration Unit, Mapi Research Trust
A new article about the McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) developed by Prof. Melzack published in Pain Journal by Chris
Pain assessment in context: a state of the science review of the McGill pain questionnaire 40 years on.
Pain. 2016 Jul;157(7):1387-99. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000457.
This is the occasion to discover or re-discover the MPQ and its later derivative the short form-MPQ which have been used extensively. A quick search on the Pain Journal website reveals that around 600 articles have been published about this measure since its development in 1975.
The article by Chris J. Main provides an overview of 40 years of research: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26713423
The MPQ and its derivative are distributed by Mapi Research Trust: see https://eprovide.mapi-trust.org. The author has selected Mapi as exclusive linguistic validation company to ensure the production of harmonized and consistent language versions.