publication . Article . 2015

The Revised Formal Social Support for Autonomy and Dependence in Pain Inventory (FSSADI_PAIN): Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Validity

Helena Carvalho; Marta Osório de Matos; Sónia F. Bernardes; Liesbet Goubert;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: The Journal of Pain, volume 16, pages 508-517 (issn: 1526-5900, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Portugal
WOS:000355787100002 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science) Pain among older adults is common and generally associated with high levels of functional disability. Despite its important role in elders' pain experiences, perceived (formal) social support (PSS) has shown inconsistent effects on their functional autonomy. This suggests a moderator role of 2 recently conceptualized functions of PSS: perceived promotion of dependence versus autonomy. The present study aimed at revising and further validating the Formal Social Support for Autonomy and Dependence in Pain Inventory (FSSADI_PAIN), which measures these 2 PSS functions among institutionalized elders in pain. Two hundr...
free text keywords: Perceived social support, Dependence, Older adults, :Ciências Médicas::Medicina Básica [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Médicas::Medicina Clínica [Domínio/Área Científica], Physical disability, Social support, Confirmatory factor analysis, Fear-avoidance model, Chronic pain, medicine.disease, medicine, Autonomy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Interpersonal communication, Moderation, Psychology, Clinical psychology
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
FCT| UID/SOC/03126/2013
Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147300
  • Funding stream: 5876
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