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  1. Critical and creative views on media culture
  2. A.1. Amnistie et réconciliation xi
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  4. Niagara River Recreation Trail

Language: English French. Perceived self-efficacy is a non-negligible outcome when measuring the impact of self-management interventions for chronic pain patients. However, no validated, chronic pain-specific self-efficacy scales exist for studies conducted with French-speaking populations. The Chronic Disease Self-Efficacy Scale is a validated item self-administered questionnaire that measures perceived self-efficacy to perform self-management behaviours, manage chronic disease in general and achieve outcomes a six-item version is also available.

This scale was adapted to the context of chronic pain patients following cross-cultural adaptation guidelines. With regard to convergent construct validity, the association between the FC-CPSES baseline scores and related clinical outcomes was examined. These data suggest that both versions of the FC-CPSES are reliable and valid for the measurement of pain management self-efficacy among chronic pain patients. In large epidemiological studies, chronic pain is defined as pain symptoms that persist for more than three to six months 1 — 3. Despite its significant impact on biopsychosocial aspects, the management of chronic pain remains suboptimal 7 — Chronic pain management mainly aims to reduce symptoms and improve function or quality of life 13 , This is why multimodal interventions are recommended for chronic pain management 13 — Perception of self-efficacy in the management of chronic pain is, thus, a patient-reported outcome of increasing interest when assessing the benefits associated with multimodal interventions for the treatment of this condition.

Hence, the measurement of self-efficacy requires carefully developed and validated instruments 21 , Currently, many pain-related self-efficacy scales are available 23 — 28 , but no validated French-Canadian scales exist. In addition, we sought to establish the construct validity of its use by measuring the extent to which it is associated with other measures of related outcomes ie, convergent validity and, finally, its sensitivity to clinical change.

The validity of the use of the FC-CPSES was established alongside a pragmatic trial that aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an evidence-based self-management intervention for the treatment of chronic pain the PASSAGE program , which constituted the validation study population. To participate in the PASSAGE program, patients must have a medical diagnosis of fibromyalgia or chronic low back pain; be referred to the participating secondary and tertiary health care centres by their treating physician or by another health care practitioner; and be motivated to attend all group sessions and to integrate the proposed self-management strategies into their daily routine.

As part of this real-world clinical follow-up, participants in the PASSAGE program were asked to participate in a pragmatic trial pre-post test design and complete questionnaires to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Pre- and postintervention measures were collected using postal self-administered questionnaires that included patient characteristics, chronic pain management self-efficacy and other patient-reported outcomes such as pain intensity, health-related quality of life HRQOL and pain coping strategies.

All study participants provided informed consent, and ethics approval for the study was obtained from the ethics review board of the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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Patients are asked how confident they are in performing certain activities at the present time. Each item is measured using a numerical scale ranging from 1 not at all confident to 10 totally confident. The total score of the Chronic Disease Self-Efficacy Scale can be obtained by calculating the mean of the 33 items and ranges from 1 to Higher scores indicate higher self-efficacy.

The Chronic Disease Self-Efficacy Scale has been validated 29 and extensively used in the literature for the measurement of patient-reported outcomes in studies of multimodal self-management interventions efficacy 33 — As a basis for the FC-CPSES, the Chronic Disease Self-Efficacy Scale was chosen over other self-efficacy scales for the following reasons: the availability of a six-item short version of the scale; the extent to which it covers all concepts relevant to chronic disease self-management ie, some of the available pain-specific scales did not examine self-efficacy to obtain help from community, family and friends, and to communicate with physician ; the evidence supporting its validity; it is widely used in the literature; and it could be adapted quickly and easily to the context of chronic pain.

The French-Canadian version Appendix 1 was then developed according to recommendations for the cross-cultural adaptation of health status measures First, a double forward-backward translation method was applied by four independent translators. A bilingual member of the research team and a professional translator worked independently on the English to French translation of the scale.

Then, the two versions of the scale were back-translated into English by a different member of the research team and a different professional translator. The different translations of the scale were then reviewed by an expert committee AL, PB and MC, who have different expertise in the fields of chronic pain, instrument development, translation and validation who reached a consensus on any discrepancies.

Equivalence between the original and the target version of the scale was also verified semantic, idiomatic, experiential and conceptual equivalence [ 38 ]. Three clinical outcomes that were shown to be related to perceived chronic pain management self-efficacy 24 , 26 , 39 and that were also measured in the PASSAGE program pragmatic trial were considered: pain intensity; HRQOL; and pain coping strategies.

These outcomes were assessed using well-validated and widely used tools with documented psychometric properties. Pain intensity was measured with a standardized numerical rating scale NRS ranging from 0 no pain to 10 worst possible pain At each time point of the study, patients was asked to rate the average intensity of their pain as experienced in the past seven days. Pain intensity NRS were consistently proven reliable, valid and responsive among pain patients This shorter version of the SF is one of the most common and rigorously validated HRQOL generic measure and can be used among patients with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia or back pain Summary measures range from 0 to and are calculated using the scores on the 12 items.

This scale is one of the most widely used measures of coping strategies in pain patients and was demonstrated to be reliable and valid among various types of patients, including those with fibromyalgia or low back pain 43 — The CSQ includes 21 items rated on a four-point Likert scale ranging from 1 never to 4 always , which measures five coping strategies: ignoring pain sensations; diverting attention; catastrophizing; reinterpreting pain sensations; and praying.

A score is calculated for each subscale by adding the ratings on each of its item. For its part, construct validity can be determined by the extent to which a measure is able to predict the results from other measures of related constructs convergent construct validity Paired-samples t tests or Wilcoxon signed-ranks tests were used depending on the distribution of these scores. All statistical analyses were stratified according to chronic pain syndromes fibromyalgia or chronic low back pain , thus providing information to future users who want to use the scale in one population or another.

In fact, patients with these two conditions were shown to be different regarding many biopsychosocial characteristics 51 , and the psychometric properties of a scale are unique to its use for a given patient population Statistical analyses were performed using SAS version 9. Between and , a total of chronic pain patients fibromyalgia patients and 34 chronic low back pain patients participated in the PASSAGE program pragmatic trial and were included in the present validation study Table 1. There was a greater proportion of women in both samples and approximately one-half of the participants had a college or university education level.

The mean duration of pain was Finally, their pain intensity levels on the NRS average pain in the past seven days were comparable 6. Item-total correlations ranged from 0. When comparing FC-CPSES scores and potentially related outcomes among fibromyalgia patients, higher perceived self-efficacy was significantly associated with better mental HRQOL, lower pain intensity ratings, lower catastrophizing and lesser use of praying coping strategies Table 3.

Among patients with chronic low back pain, higher self-efficacy as measured by the items version of the FC-CPSES was significantly associated with lower pain catastrophizing. Complete correlation tables between FC-CPSES scores and potentially related outcomes among fibromyalgia and low back pain patients are presented in Appendix 2.

Currently, many pain-related self-efficacy measures are available 23 — 28 , but validated French-Canadian scales are still needed. The present study established the validity of the FC-CPSES by measuring its internal consistency, convergent construct validity and sensitivity to clinical change.

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Our results suggest that both the and the six-item versions of the FC-CPSES are reliable and valid measures of perceived self-efficacy to manage chronic pain symptoms. According to recommendations 48 , the item FC-CPSES total score could even be used when making treatment decisions and for tracking changes in pain experienced by individuals over time. The validity of the use of a scale can be determined by the extent to which it is able to correlate with the results of other measures of related variables or dimensions Although not all pain-specific self-efficacy scales are able to predict these patient-reported outcomes, these outcomes are often used for the establishment of the construct validity of the use of such scales 21 , 23 , 25 — As expected, the and six-item FC-CPSES total scores were found to be associated with several of these outcomes among fibromyalgia patients.

Among chronic low back pain patients, the associations described above were not all replicated and depended on the version of the scale that was used higher item FC-CPSES scores were only associated with lower catastrophizing scores; and higher six-item FC-CPSES scores were associated with lower catastrophizing, greater ignoring pain sensations coping strategies, and greater reinterpreting pain sensations coping strategies scores.

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Puis, continuez vers le sud, direction Tamarama. It also transformed the lobby into an open-air hangout where we sipped coconut water straight from the fruit. Learn about sloths and howler monkeys during a wildlife workshop then try to spot the creatures in their natural habitat , or take a moonlit stand-up paddle boarding tour on vessels retrofitted with LEDs. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Puget Sound made us feel like we were ensconced in a misty cocoon. South African-Canadian artist Ben Johnston takes us to his favourite spots.

Four years ago, Ben Johnston moved back to Toronto, where he was born, to unleash his bold typographic murals on the city. People will often head to this beach to lounge in the sand or play volleyball after work. You can swim between big boulders near the shore, tan and enjoy a great view of. On Saturday mornings, we go to this market for brunch and sit on the hay bales out front drinking mojitos from the makeshift cocktail bar.

Walk through the food stalls on one side of the indoor-outdoor complex, then check out the selection of up-and-coming South African makers, like jewellery designer Famke, on the other side. This is a little contemporary gallery where you can discover new artists — owner Monique du Preez is good at finding unique people. Travel tip: comfortable feet make everything more fun. The Un-Sneaker combines the comfort of a sneaker with the style of a shoe.

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A Finnish friend came over on my first day, bearing a warm welcome and salmon soup. We chatted about the city and my plans, though I was bleary-eyed from the flight, and then silence fell. A hint she was ready to go? The lunch, and the silence, continued. We caught up, then… silence. I blubbered — he sat there, untroubled. If you want to watch a Canadian squirm, let 30 seconds of silence hang in the air; at 60, we really start to freak out. Sweat begins to form behind our knees as our preternatural need to fill the space takes over.

For Finns, things are different. Their affinity for pensive silence goes beyond them coming from a long line of isolated woodsmen. Finnish is an honest language, and a straightforward one. Active silences are a part of the natural rhythm of communication, not to be feared or filled, and an act of consideration for the speaker; by carving out an interlude, you give the other person the space to think. Once I got over the initial paranoia of dead air — Oh my God, what have I said? How have I offended this lovely human? Back home, chitchat felt like fast food.

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The warm space is outfitted with low-slung, colourful mid-century seating, deep-blue wallpaper in a hypnotic wave-and-hourglass pattern and a mini-library of cocktail guides and cookbooks leaning companionably against a wall opposite the huge front windows. The sun pours through the picture windows that frame the Halifax skyline across the harbour. Unlike rum, which is distilled from fermented molasses, this spirit is made from fresh-pressed sugar cane juice.

I hold up my glass for a better look at the amber elixir; the light cuts through the ice. For a nightcap, my date and I share a combination of cornflake cereal milk, Italian bitters, coffee and rum that tastes like breakfast in bed on a lazy, boozy Sunday morning. Owner Luc Lafontaine harvests the tea leaves in Japan himself. Travel wherever, whenever, however you want with the Gold Rewards Card. Another way that American Express has your back. I swallow, and time slows to a crawl. I come to in Mulberry Bar, located on a quiet corner just north of downtown Toronto.

Framed by lush hanging baskets of ferns, the small counter is where bar staff mix take-you-there cocktails like An Umbrella Over Cherbourg rhubarb, rosewater, saffron and Tristes Tropiques mezcal, Chartreuse, agave. Then lounge on that indoor park bench, or outside on the leafy patio that seems a world away from the busy streetfront. Vous ne le regretterez pas. Before I can object, she pulls open an antique cabinet to reveal Little Hong Kong, a seat secret bar tucked behind Baijiu. As the cabinet swings shut, the noisy restaurant crowd mostly muffled by soft jazz purring from a phonograph, a sense of peace descends.

My friend and I snag a seat at the bar next to a couple sharing a comically large tiki drink packed with sake, jasmine and bergamot. I resist the urge to supersize and order a Pandan Sour; the vanilla-ish South Asian herb lifts the sour notes and the egg-white topper makes it light and fresh.

The Indo China Punch is its sweeter foil, with hints of honey and cardamom over a tea-meets-gin base, and my friend and I enjoy them both from our dark and mysterious people-watching perch on the deep side of the bar. The place is loud without being obnoxious, full without feeling claustrophobic.

Our cheeky, flirty bartender checks in just enough for us to dish about him in his absence, and delivers a tangy salmon tartare, which I scoop up with deep-fried crab chips while my veggie pal digs hard on the salty kick of a crunchy tofu dish. We could stay all night, but we move an inch and a clutch of festive locals rushes in to snag our spot.

Godspeed Brewery Breaded pork loin nestled in soft white bread. So they made a syrup from pandan, a fragrant and vividly green leaf. This glass, called a delmonico or a Marie-Antoinette coupe, is the vessel of choice for any sour worth its salt. Shake once, without ice, then again with ice. Garnish with a kombu seaweed square and cranberry powder. Secouer sans glace, puis encore avec glace. Extraordinary moments happen on ordinary days. We want to get closer to the action at the bar and sit in the early-evening sun.

It feels positively unnatural to sway to the tropical tunes while hiding in the shadowy back though it would be a fabulous make-out corner, were one so inclined. Both of them are Instagram-perfect, just like everything else here, from the tasty little pork-stuffed croquettes we snack on to the vintage vanities where the liquor is stored on the back wall. The drinks — like Tocororo, with its gentle smack of paprika-infused tequila and ginger notes — are full of personality, not unlike bartender Javier, who darts lightly around like the handsome bird that gives the cocktail its name.

He may be restless, but Tocador is relaxed as all get-out. This wine bar is a local in the truest sense: I meet a friend for lunch and she and her one-year-old son are welcomed with literal open arms — our server takes him for a spin around the room while we peruse the menu. The wine list is full of funky organic, biodynamic and natural wines, mostly from small family producers. The open kitchen in the back is busy with poached salmon with green goddess dressing and piri piri-style chicken — simple but beautifully assembled plates that leave me feeling as light and airy as the place itself.

I order a plate of crispy chicken karaage almost immediately, and it arrives with my glass of refreshing spring-yellow, citrusy Sora. On our way out, we pass the bottle shop and I briefly consider stuffing a growler in my suitcase. Otsukaresama, indeed. Otsukaresama, en effet.

Admittedly, our bartender, Derek, is a bit weary of us the first time I snapped his suspender it was invited; the next three times, well… , but his little Cuban bar makes us feel like utter comrades. We try all four of the classic, rum-based cocktails on offer — mojito, daiquiri, rum and Coke, and El Presidente — and each one is a workaday drink done just right.

We watch Derek sling approximately 4, mojitos the clear favourite and press classic Cubano sandwiches the only food available on the back grill. This is precisely the kind of place to stop by for a few on the way home, to dinner or — in our case — to the next bar. The sommelier sits next to me on one of several mismatched yard-sale-ready chairs and tells me about the natural-wine list; I go with the recommended bright, semi-sour Paraschos orange wine which, she says, was opened yesterday and is all the better for it and a local cheese plate with honey.

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Hopefully not another snake, I think. As I move closer, he reveals his discovery: a bricksized pellet of poorly digested bamboo shoots, otherwise known as panda poop. Wild panda poop. Still, this is as close as most people will ever get to a wild panda. Du caca de panda sauvage. Luxury travel company WildChina recently gained access to Laohegou and launched the first-ever public tours, making me one of the first foreigners to set foot in the park.

To me, pandas represent hope. As the global symbol of wildlife conservation, more money has been spent protecting pandas than any other species. Today, the main threat to their survival is habitat loss, complicated by the fact that wild pandas are fairly unadaptable creatures: they eat nothing but bamboo shoots and they are finicky breeders, too. Now, in a larger effort to position itself as a leader for climate change and conservation, China is pouring funds into panda habitats to bolster breeding and long-term survival in the wild.

Laohegou is one existing reserve being folded into this new protected area four times the size of Banff. Black and white faces, delightfully cartoonish with big eyes, are splashed over buses and billboards. National Park, providing forested corridors away from human development. Tourism revenue, in large part from Chinese flocking to see their national animal, far outweighs the cost of protecting the bears.

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