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Table 2 Correlations between SIS and pain related variables

From: The effectiveness of Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) for the assessment of the suffering and quality of interpersonal relationships of patients with chronic pain

Pain related variables Correlation coefficients
Negative feelings
 CES-D −.363**
 STAI State −.389**
 STAI Trait −.404**
Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)
 Worst pain −.434**
 Least pain −.137
 Average pain −.216
 Current pain −.330**
 Interfered with general activity −.357**
 mood −.308**
 walking −.263*
 work −.310**
 relations with others −.241*
 sleep −.184
 enjoyment of life −.111
Short-form McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ)
 Sensory pain −.126
 Affective pain −.137
 Visual Analogue Scale −.221
 Present pain intensity −.228
 Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS)  
 Rumination −.187
 Helplessness −.039
 Magnification −.101
  1. Note. SIS = Self Illness Separation, CES-D = Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, STAI = State Trait Anxiety Inventory
  2. *P < .05
  3. **P < .01