Pain and Distress Scale (PAD)

1.    I feel miserable‚ low and down
2.    I feel nervoustense‚ and keyed up
3.    I get tired for no reason
4.    I can work for as long as I usually do
5.    I am as efficient in my work as usual
6.    I have trouble falling asleep
7.    I have trouble sleeping through the night
8.    I wake up earlier than I want to
9.    I feel rested when I get out of bed
10.I am restless and can’t keep still
11.I find it hard to do the things I usually do
12.I find it hard to think and remember things
13.My mind is foggy and I can’t concentrate
14.I am as alert as I could be
15.I still enjoy the things I used to
16.I enjoy listening to the radio or watching TV
17.I enjoy visiting friends and relatives
18.I have aches and pains that bother me
19.I am more irritable than usual
20.Everything I do is an effort
None or a little of the time‚ Some of the time‚ Good part of the time‚ Most or all of the time

Zung‚ W.W.K. (1983). A self-rating Pain and Distress Scale. Psychosomatics‚ 24(10):887–890‚ 892-894.

McDowell‚ Ian. (2006). Measuring Health: A Guide to Rating Scales and Questionnaires‚ Third Edition. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS