Everyone experiences painful situations at some point in their lives. Such experiences may include headaches, toothaches, joint or muscle pain. People are often exposed to situations that may cause pain such as illness, injury, dental procedures, or surgery.
We are interested in the types of thoughts and feelings that you have when you are in pain. Listed below are 13 statements describing different thoughts and feelings that may be associated with pain. Using the drop down menu, please indicate the degree to which you have these thoughts and feelings when you are experiencing pain.