- •A measure of parents' responses to pain-related school problems in youth is needed.
- •Such a measure, the Parent Responses to School Functioning, was developed with expert input and tested.
- •Subtests of the measure include parents' distress, trust in school, and expectations.
- •The final 16-item measure shows good reliability, consistency, and validity.
- •The measure has clinical utility and expands research on parents of youth with pain.
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The study was completed with support from the Sara Page Mayo Endowment for Pediatric Pain Research and Treatment to Charles B. Berde MD, PhD, and the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
Supplementary data accompanying this article are available online at www.jpain.org and www.sciencedirect.com.