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Quantifying the Impact of Chronic pain on engagement in paid work


Musculoskeletal and pain

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Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are conducting research to understand the different ways chronic pain impacts on people’s ability to work. Using the perspectives of people living and working with chronic pain, healthcare professionals, researchers, people working in policy, and employers, the research team has developed a new questionnaire which asks about a range of impacts that people may experience at work. The team is now looking to test the new questionnaire.

Inclusion criteria

Individual has chronic pain (pain anywhere in the body which started 12 weeks ago or longer).
Individual is currently working (paid work and/or voluntary; being on sick leave is okay).

Exclusion criteria

What is involved?

Complete an online or paper questionnaire.

Interested in taking part?

Email the team to find out more:

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