Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ)

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A Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ) was developed, based on theories of fear and avoidance behaviour and focusses on patients’ beliefs about how physical activity and work affected their pain.

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Waddell, G., Newton, M., Henderson, I., Somerville, D., & Main, C. J. (1993). A Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire (FABQ) and the role of fear-avoidance beliefs in chronic low back pain and disability. Pain52(2), 157–168. https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-3959(93)90127-B

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