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Table 3 Relationship of pain beliefs, depression and global quality of life (n = 98)

From: Depression and quality of life in cancer patients with and without pain: the role of pain beliefs

  Depression r (p)* Global quality of life r (p)
Pain permanence 0.3 (0.003) -0.12 (0.25)
Self-blame 0.13 (0.21) -0.14 (0.17)
Pain consistency 0.32 (0.001) -0.31 (0.002)
Mysteriousness 0.18 (0.07) -0.09 (0.37)
  1. * r = correlation coefficient, p = significant level.