Injustice Experience Questionnaire - Short Form (IEQ-SF)

Sullivan MJ; Adams H; Horan S; Maher D; Boland D; Gross R

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust


Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

Basic description

Published in 2016

Developed from the parent instrument, the 12-item Injustice Experience Questionnaire (IEQ) published in 2008


Sullivan MJ; Adams H; Horan S; Maher D; Boland D; Gross R

IEQ-SF © 2002. Michael JL Sullivan.
To assess perceptions of injustice associated with the experience of debilitating health and mental health conditions
Therapeutic area
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Psychological Phenomena
  • Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena
  • Mental Disorders
The instrument is designed for use with physically or mentally disabled persons.
Therapeutic indication
  • Chronic Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
Developed in a population of patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions and major depressive disorder
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for Canada
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Sullivan MJL, Adams H, Yakobov E,  Ellis T, Thibault P.  Psychometric Properties of a Brief Instrument to Assess Perceptions of Injustice Associated with Debilitating Health and Mental Health Conditions. Psychol. Inj. and Law. 2016;9(1):48-54 (SpringerLink Abstract)

Sullivan MJ, Adams H, Horan S, Maher D, Boland D, Gross R. The role of perceived injustice in the experience of chronic pain and disability: scale development and validation. J Occup Rehabil. 2008 Sep;18(3):249-61(Pubmed Abstract)

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Sullivan MJ; Adams H; Horan S; Maher D; Boland D; Gross R

Michael Sullivan, PhD
Departments of Psychology, Medicine and Neurology
McGill University
1205 Docteur Penfield
Montreal (Quebec)
H3A 1B1
Phone: +1 (514) 398 5677
Fax: +1 (514) 398 4896
E-mail: michael.sullivan@mcgill.ca

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Chantale Bousquet
Department of Psychology
McGill University
2001 McGill College, Room 705
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1
Tel: +1 (514) 398 6127
Email: Chantale.Bousquet@McGill.ca

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  • English for Canada


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Bibliographic reference of the Japanese translation:

Yamada K, Wakaizumi K, Mibu A, Kogo S, Iseki M, Nishigami T. Development of a Japanese version of the Injustice Experience Questionnaire-Short Form: Translation with linguistic validity. Pain Clinic (in Japanese) 2021;42:239-244

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