AIMS 2

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AIMS 2Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale 2 (Netherlands)
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The Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale 2 (AIMS2) is the most commonly used measure for evaluation of disability and health status in the previous month in patients with arthritis.
Spearman correlations showed that educational background was not correlated with Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ: Melzack, 1987; translation and adaptation: Melzack, 2005) (Rs = .211; p = .122), The Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale 2 (AIMS2: Brandao, Zerbini, & Ferraz, 1995) (Rs = -.009; p = .947), PRSS (Flor, Behle, & Birbaumer, 1993; translation and adaptation: Costa & Pinto-Gouveia, 2011) (Rs = -.007; p = .962) and the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ; McCracken, Vowles, & Eccleston, 2004; translation and adaptation: Costa & Pinto-Gouveia, 2009) (Rs = -.044; p = .749).
Disability was evaluated by the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ), (9) Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale 2 (AIMS2) hand/finger function subscale, (10) and Duruoz Hand Index (DHI).
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