Relationship between belief about analgesics, analgesic adherence and pain experience in taiwanese cancer outpatients

Shu Yuan Liang, Kang Pan Chen, Shiow Luan Tsay, Shu Fang Wu, Yeu Hui Chuang, Tsae Jyy Wang, Heng Hsin Tung, Su Fen Cheng

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摘要

Social and behavioral scientists have proposed that a person's belief system crucially influences his or her behaviour, and therefore may affect outcomes of pain management. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between analgesic beliefs, analgesic adherence and pain experience amongst Taiwanese cancer outpatients. The cross-sectional study included 92 oncology outpatients in two teaching hospitals in the Taipei area of Taiwan. The research instruments included the Pain Opioid Analgesic Beliefs Scale-Cancer (POABSCA), opioid adherence, and the Brief Pain Inventory-Chinese (BPI-Chinese). Beliefs about pain and opioids demonstrated a significant relationship with patients' opioid adherence (r = -0.30, p <0.01). The more negative beliefs regarding opioids and pain the patient had, the worse their adherence to around the clock (ATC) analgesic regimen. However, there was no significant correlation between opioid belief and pain experience. As well, there were no significant relationships between adherence to opioid regimen and any of the measures of pain experience. The study highlights the potential importance of a patient's pain and opioid beliefs in adherence to pain medication.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)713-716
頁數4
期刊Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
14
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology

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