Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Node Banner

Pain > Neuropathic Pain

Please note that some measures are designed to be used for clinical research for outcome
assessment and some measures are designed to be used as a screening tool.


Click Thumbnail to Review


Description and Context of Use
The PainDETECT screening questionnaire measures neuropathic pain components in chronic lower back pain (LBP) patients.
Population age range
Adults (18+)
Number of items
Recall Period
Currently/During the past 4 weeks
Response Scales
6-point Likert scale, Dichotomous: Yes/No, Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Other: pictorial questions
Administration Mode
Self-administered; Paper and pen; E-version
Administration Time
5 minutes
Freynhagen R, Baron R, Gockel U, Tölle TR. painDETECT: a new screening questionnaire to identify neuropathic components in patients with back pain. Curr Med Res Opin. 2006 Oct;22(10):1911-20.
Original Language
German (Germany)
*Select Available Language(s):
Select language
- Please check the fields in red.
- You must agree the Terms of Use.

Form Must
Be Completed