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Armando Mónica Oliveira ; Luís Cunha Batalha ; Ananda Maria Fernandes ; Ricardo Viegas ; Ana Duarte Silva ;Psicológica 2014, 35 (3)

Autor: Joana de Castro Gonçalves

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Psicológica ISSN: 0211-2159 psicologica@uv.es Universitat de València España de Castro Gonçalves, Joana; Mónica Oliveira, Armando; Cunha Batalha, Luís; Fernandes, Ananda Maria; Viegas, Ricardo; Duarte Silva, Ana A functional measurement approach to the Children’s Anxiety and Pain Scale-CAPS: contributions to its construct validity Psicológica, vol.
35, núm.
3, septiembre-diciembre, 2014, pp.
653-674 Universitat de València Valencia, España Disponible en: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=16931900020 Cómo citar el artículo Número completo Más información del artículo Página de la revista en redalyc.org Sistema de Información Científica Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal Proyecto académico sin fines de lucro, desarrollado bajo la iniciativa de acceso abierto Psicológica (2014), 35, 653-674. A functional measurement approach to the Children’s Anxiety and Pain Scale-CAPS: contributions to its construct validity Joana de Castro Gonçalves1,2, Armando Mónica Oliveira1, Luís Cunha Batalha2, Ananda Maria Fernandes2, Ricardo Viegas1 and Ana Duarte Silva1 1 2 Institute of Cognitive Psychology, University of Coimbra Health Sciences Research Unit, Nursing School of Coimbra The Children’s Anxiety and Pain Scales – CAPS (Kuttner & LePage, 1989) is the only faces measure to date aimed at separately assessing anxiety and pain intensity through self-report.
Despite early indications that the two sets of schematic faces included in the CAPS possess face validity regarding the constructs of anxiety-fear and pain, the extent to which they allow differentiating between them has remained controversial, especially in younger children.
In this study, the inner features of CAPS’s faces were taken as factors in integration tasks performed by children differing in age (6-8 and 9-11 years old) and pain experience (pain-free and acute postoperative pain).
Different integration patterns were found for the...





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