PSY408 Assignment 2 Solution and Discussion
Due Date: 17.01.2020
Semester Fall 2019 Health Psychology (PSY408)
Assignment No. 02
Upon completing the assignment, students will be able to assess pain effectively for better pain management.
Assessing people’s pain help to device better strategies for pain management. Your task is to take two participants, who have experienced any kind of pain in last two weeks. Asked them to recall their pain experience, record their experience and maintain a pain diary.
Record your observation in following format.
DATE AND TIME DESCRIBE YOUR PAIN (e.g. how long it lasts, where it is, whether it moves, what it feels like – dull, sharp, stabbing)(2*2=4) RATE YOUR PAIN (0–10) 0 means no pain. 10 means worse possible pain.(2*2=4) WHAT MADE YOUR PAIN WORSE?(2*2=4) WHAT HELPED YOU GET THROUGH THE DAY? (medicine and non- medicine such as meditation, exercise etc) (2*2=4) DESCRIBE YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND MOOD (Has the pain affected your daily life, including sleep, work social life etc)(2*2=4) Participant I Participant II
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