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Francis Joseph Keefe

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
Box 90399, Durham, NC 27708-0399
2200 W Main St, Suite 340, Durham, NC

Selected Publications


Mindful Night-to-Day: A Pilot Feasibility Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Insomnia and Symptom Management Intervention for Patients with Hematologic Cancer.

Journal Article Behav Sleep Med · April 10, 2024 OBJECTIVES: Patients with hematologic cancer experience severe symptoms (i.e. insomnia, fatigue, pain, distress). Few interventions addressing insomnia and other symptoms exist for this population. Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia (MBTI) may be appro ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving multimodal physical function in adults with heterogeneous chronic pain; Protocol for a multisite feasibility RCT.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · March 2024 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is associated with substantial impairment in physical function, which has been identified as a top concern among persons with pain. GetActive-Fitbit, a mind-body activity program, is feasible, acceptable, and associated with improv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Specific and shared mechanisms associated with treatment for chronic neck pain: study protocol for the SS-MECH trial.

Journal Article J Man Manip Ther · February 2024 BACKGROUND: Treatment mechanisms involve the steps or processes through which an intervention unfolds and produces change in an outcome variable. Treatment mechanisms can be specific to the intervention provided (i.e. pain modulation) or shared with other ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Behavior Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pain: Predictors and Moderators of Treatment Response.

Journal Article J Pain · January 8, 2024 Psychosocial interventions for people with chronic pain produce significant improvements in outcomes, but these effects on average are modest with much variability in the benefits conferred on individuals. To enhance the magnitude of treatment effects, cha ... Full text Link to item Cite

Biopsychosocial Factors Associated With Pain and Pain-Related Outcomes in Adults and Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Multivariable Analysis of the GRNDaD Multicenter Registry.

Journal Article J Pain · January 2024 Pain is the primary symptomatic manifestation of sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited hemoglobinopathy. The characteristics that influence pain experiences and outcomes in SCD are not fully understood. The primary objective of this study was to use mult ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chronic Pain and Pain Management in Older Adults: Protocol and Pilot Results.

Journal Article Nurs Res · January 2024 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain occurs in 30% of older adults. This prevalence rate is expected to increase, given the growth in the older adult population and the associated growth of chronic conditions contributing to pain. No population-based studies have prov ... Full text Link to item Cite

The design and baseline characteristics for the HOPE Consortium Trial to reduce pain and opioid use in hemodialysis.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · January 2024 The HOPE Consortium Trial to Reduce Pain and Opioid Use in Hemodialysis (HOPE Trial) is a multicenter randomized trial addressing chronic pain among patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis for end-stage kidney disease. The trial uses a sequential, mult ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meaning-centered pain coping skills training for patients with metastatic cancer: Protocol for a randomized controlled efficacy trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · December 2023 BACKGROUND: Many patients with advanced cancer describe pain as a debilitating symptom that greatly interferes with daily activities and enjoyment of life. Psychosocial interventions can improve cancer-related pain but rarely address spiritual concerns (e. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effect of a Patient Engagement, Education, and Restructuring of Cognitions (PEERC) approach on conservative care in rotator cuff related shoulder pain treatment: a randomized control trial.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · December 1, 2023 BACKGROUND: Despite similar outcomes for surgery and physical therapy (PT), the number of surgeries to treat rotator cuff related shoulder pain (RCRSP) is increasing. Interventions designed to enhance treatment expectations for PT have been shown to improv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Bridging the gap: Utilizing insights from exposure therapy in the innovation of chronic musculoskeletal pain treatment.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · December 2023 For some time, the gold standard treatment for anxiety disorders has been exposure therapy, defined as the repeated approach of anxiety-inducing situations, memories, or physiological sensations. Existing treatments to target fear and avoidance of pain can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain is associated with exclusive use and co-use of tobacco and cannabis: Findings from Wave 5 (2018–2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study

Conference Addictive Behaviors · November 1, 2023 Introduction: Rates of tobacco and cannabis use are disproportionately high among individuals with pain, and evidence suggests that pain may engender greater likelihood of substance co-use, yielding additive risk. This study examined national associations ... Full text Cite

Pain is associated with exclusive use and co-use of tobacco and cannabis: Findings from Wave 5 (2018-2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study.

Journal Article Addict Behav · November 2023 INTRODUCTION: Rates of tobacco and cannabis use are disproportionately high among individuals with pain, and evidence suggests that pain may engender greater likelihood of substance co-use, yielding additive risk. This study examined national associations ... Full text Link to item Cite

Fifty years of pain research and clinical advances: highlights and key trends.

Journal Article Pain · November 1, 2023 This article highlights advances in basic science preclinical pain research, clinical research, and psychological research occurring over the 50 years since the International Association for the Study of Pain was founded. It presents important findings and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral cancer pain intervention dosing: results of a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial.

Journal Article Pain · September 1, 2023 Behavioral pain management interventions are efficacious for reducing pain in patients with cancer. However, optimal dosing of behavioral pain interventions for pain reduction is unknown, and this hinders routine clinical use. A Sequential Multiple Assignm ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Evaluating Delivery Strategies for Pain Coping Skills Training in Women With Breast Cancer.

Journal Article J Pain · September 2023 Pain coping skills training (PCST) is efficacious in patients with cancer, but clinical access is limited. To inform implementation, as a secondary outcome, we estimated the cost-effectiveness of 8 dosing strategies of PCST evaluated in a sequential multip ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving Symptom Management for Survivors of Young Adult Cancer: Development of a Novel Intervention.

Journal Article J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol · August 2023 Purpose: Improved symptom management is a critical although unmet post-treatment need for young adult (YA) cancer survivors (aged 18-39 at diagnosis). This study aimed to develop and refine a behavioral symptom management intervention for YA survivors. Met ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meaning-centered pain coping skills training for patients with metastatic cancer: Results of a randomized controlled pilot trial.

Journal Article Psychooncology · July 2023 OBJECTIVE: For patients with advanced cancer, pain is a common and debilitating symptom that can negatively impact physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. This trial examined the feasibility and initial effects of Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills ... Full text Link to item Cite

mHealth Coping Skills Training for Symptom Management (mCOPE) for colorectal cancer patients in early to mid-adulthood: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials Commun · June 2023 BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients in early to mid-adulthood (≤50 years) are challenged by high symptom burden (i.e., pain, fatigue, distress) and age-related stressors (e.g., managing family, work). Cognitive behavioral theory (CBT)-based coping ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mindful Night-to-Day: A Pilot Feasibility Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Insomnia and Symptom Management Intervention for Patients with Hematologic Cancer.

Journal Article Behav Sleep Med · April 10, 2024 OBJECTIVES: Patients with hematologic cancer experience severe symptoms (i.e. insomnia, fatigue, pain, distress). Few interventions addressing insomnia and other symptoms exist for this population. Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia (MBTI) may be appro ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving multimodal physical function in adults with heterogeneous chronic pain; Protocol for a multisite feasibility RCT.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · March 2024 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is associated with substantial impairment in physical function, which has been identified as a top concern among persons with pain. GetActive-Fitbit, a mind-body activity program, is feasible, acceptable, and associated with improv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Specific and shared mechanisms associated with treatment for chronic neck pain: study protocol for the SS-MECH trial.

Journal Article J Man Manip Ther · February 2024 BACKGROUND: Treatment mechanisms involve the steps or processes through which an intervention unfolds and produces change in an outcome variable. Treatment mechanisms can be specific to the intervention provided (i.e. pain modulation) or shared with other ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Behavior Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pain: Predictors and Moderators of Treatment Response.

Journal Article J Pain · January 8, 2024 Psychosocial interventions for people with chronic pain produce significant improvements in outcomes, but these effects on average are modest with much variability in the benefits conferred on individuals. To enhance the magnitude of treatment effects, cha ... Full text Link to item Cite

Biopsychosocial Factors Associated With Pain and Pain-Related Outcomes in Adults and Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Multivariable Analysis of the GRNDaD Multicenter Registry.

Journal Article J Pain · January 2024 Pain is the primary symptomatic manifestation of sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited hemoglobinopathy. The characteristics that influence pain experiences and outcomes in SCD are not fully understood. The primary objective of this study was to use mult ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chronic Pain and Pain Management in Older Adults: Protocol and Pilot Results.

Journal Article Nurs Res · January 2024 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain occurs in 30% of older adults. This prevalence rate is expected to increase, given the growth in the older adult population and the associated growth of chronic conditions contributing to pain. No population-based studies have prov ... Full text Link to item Cite

The design and baseline characteristics for the HOPE Consortium Trial to reduce pain and opioid use in hemodialysis.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · January 2024 The HOPE Consortium Trial to Reduce Pain and Opioid Use in Hemodialysis (HOPE Trial) is a multicenter randomized trial addressing chronic pain among patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis for end-stage kidney disease. The trial uses a sequential, mult ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meaning-centered pain coping skills training for patients with metastatic cancer: Protocol for a randomized controlled efficacy trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · December 2023 BACKGROUND: Many patients with advanced cancer describe pain as a debilitating symptom that greatly interferes with daily activities and enjoyment of life. Psychosocial interventions can improve cancer-related pain but rarely address spiritual concerns (e. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effect of a Patient Engagement, Education, and Restructuring of Cognitions (PEERC) approach on conservative care in rotator cuff related shoulder pain treatment: a randomized control trial.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · December 1, 2023 BACKGROUND: Despite similar outcomes for surgery and physical therapy (PT), the number of surgeries to treat rotator cuff related shoulder pain (RCRSP) is increasing. Interventions designed to enhance treatment expectations for PT have been shown to improv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Bridging the gap: Utilizing insights from exposure therapy in the innovation of chronic musculoskeletal pain treatment.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · December 2023 For some time, the gold standard treatment for anxiety disorders has been exposure therapy, defined as the repeated approach of anxiety-inducing situations, memories, or physiological sensations. Existing treatments to target fear and avoidance of pain can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain is associated with exclusive use and co-use of tobacco and cannabis: Findings from Wave 5 (2018–2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study

Conference Addictive Behaviors · November 1, 2023 Introduction: Rates of tobacco and cannabis use are disproportionately high among individuals with pain, and evidence suggests that pain may engender greater likelihood of substance co-use, yielding additive risk. This study examined national associations ... Full text Cite

Pain is associated with exclusive use and co-use of tobacco and cannabis: Findings from Wave 5 (2018-2019) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study.

Journal Article Addict Behav · November 2023 INTRODUCTION: Rates of tobacco and cannabis use are disproportionately high among individuals with pain, and evidence suggests that pain may engender greater likelihood of substance co-use, yielding additive risk. This study examined national associations ... Full text Link to item Cite

Fifty years of pain research and clinical advances: highlights and key trends.

Journal Article Pain · November 1, 2023 This article highlights advances in basic science preclinical pain research, clinical research, and psychological research occurring over the 50 years since the International Association for the Study of Pain was founded. It presents important findings and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral cancer pain intervention dosing: results of a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial.

Journal Article Pain · September 1, 2023 Behavioral pain management interventions are efficacious for reducing pain in patients with cancer. However, optimal dosing of behavioral pain interventions for pain reduction is unknown, and this hinders routine clinical use. A Sequential Multiple Assignm ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Evaluating Delivery Strategies for Pain Coping Skills Training in Women With Breast Cancer.

Journal Article J Pain · September 2023 Pain coping skills training (PCST) is efficacious in patients with cancer, but clinical access is limited. To inform implementation, as a secondary outcome, we estimated the cost-effectiveness of 8 dosing strategies of PCST evaluated in a sequential multip ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving Symptom Management for Survivors of Young Adult Cancer: Development of a Novel Intervention.

Journal Article J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol · August 2023 Purpose: Improved symptom management is a critical although unmet post-treatment need for young adult (YA) cancer survivors (aged 18-39 at diagnosis). This study aimed to develop and refine a behavioral symptom management intervention for YA survivors. Met ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meaning-centered pain coping skills training for patients with metastatic cancer: Results of a randomized controlled pilot trial.

Journal Article Psychooncology · July 2023 OBJECTIVE: For patients with advanced cancer, pain is a common and debilitating symptom that can negatively impact physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. This trial examined the feasibility and initial effects of Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills ... Full text Link to item Cite

mHealth Coping Skills Training for Symptom Management (mCOPE) for colorectal cancer patients in early to mid-adulthood: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials Commun · June 2023 BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients in early to mid-adulthood (≤50 years) are challenged by high symptom burden (i.e., pain, fatigue, distress) and age-related stressors (e.g., managing family, work). Cognitive behavioral theory (CBT)-based coping ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effectiveness of spinal manipulation and biopsychosocial self-management compared to medical care for low back pain: a randomized trial study protocol.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · May 25, 2023 BACKGROUND: Chronic low back pain (cLBP) is widespread, costly, and burdensome to patients and health systems. Little is known about non-pharmacological treatments for the secondary prevention of cLBP. There is some evidence that treatments addressing psyc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Intervention Fidelity in Pain Pragmatic Trials for Nonpharmacologic Pain Management: Nuanced Considerations for Determining PRECIS-2 Flexibility in Delivery and Adherence.

Journal Article J Pain · April 2023 Nonpharmacological treatments are considered first-line pain management strategies, but they remain clinically underused. For years, pain-focused pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) have generated evidence for the enhanced use of nonpharmacological interventi ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Novel Movement-Evoked Pain Provocation Test for Older Adults With Persistent Low Back Pain: Safety, Feasibility, and Associations With Self-reported Physical Function and Usual Gait Speed.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · April 1, 2023 OBJECTIVES: Low back pain (LBP) is highly prevalent and disabling for older adults. Movement-evoked pain is an emerging measure that may help to predict disability; but is not currently a part of geriatric LBP clinical care. This study tested the safety an ... Full text Link to item Cite

Comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of remote (telehealth and online) cognitive behavioral therapy-based treatments for high-impact chronic pain relative to usual care: study protocol for the RESOLVE multisite randomized control trial.

Journal Article Trials · March 16, 2023 BACKGROUND: Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain (CBT-CP) is an effective but underused treatment for high-impact chronic pain. Increased access to CBT-CP services for pain is of critical public health importance, particularly for rural and medica ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and behavior therapy for people with chronic low back pain: A comparative mechanisms study.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · March 2023 OBJECTIVE: Cognitive therapy (CT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and behavior therapy (BT) for chronic pain treatment produce outcome improvements. Evidence also suggests that changes in putative therapeutic mechanisms are associated with chan ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Mindful Reappraisal of Pain Scale (MRPS): Validation of a New Measure of Psychological Mechanisms of Mindfulness-Based Analgesia.

Journal Article Mindfulness (N Y) · January 2023 OBJECTIVES: Mindfulness is theorized to decrease the affective amplification of chronic pain by facilitating a shift from emotionally-laden, catastrophic pain appraisals of nociceptive input to reappraising chronic pain as an innocuous sensory signal that ... Full text Link to item Cite

Partnering to cope with pain: A pilot study of a caregiver-assisted pain coping skills intervention for patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.

Journal Article Palliat Support Care · December 2022 OBJECTIVE: To develop a new caregiver-assisted pain coping skills training protocol specifically tailored for community-dwelling persons with cognitive impairment and pain, and assess its feasibility and acceptability. METHOD: In Phase I, we conducted inte ... Full text Link to item Cite

Treating Persistent Pain: A Nurse Co-Led, Interdisciplinary Model for Primary Care.

Journal Article Pain Manag Nurs · December 2022 The public health crisis of chronic pain has only increased in recognition since the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Relieving Pain in America (2011) called for a cultural transformation in the way pain is viewed, treated, and put forward specific recommenda ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving well-being for individuals with persistent pain after surgery for breast cancer, lobular carcinoma in situ, or ductal carcinoma in situ: A randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · November 2022 >276,000 Americans will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, lobular carcinoma in situ, or ductal carcinoma in situ this year and most will undergo breast surgery as part of their care. Although prognosis is excellent, many patients experience persist ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Dyadic Investigation of Depressed Affect and Interspousal Behavior in Couples With Chronic Back Pain.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · October 3, 2022 BACKGROUND: Depression and marital discord are characteristic not only of individuals with chronic low back pain (ICPs) but also of their spouses. PURPOSE: We examined actor-partner interdependence models to evaluate associations among depressed affect and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluating a couple communication skills training (CCST) intervention for advanced cancer: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Trials · August 26, 2022 BACKGROUND: For patients and their intimate partners, advanced cancer poses significant challenges that can negatively impact both individuals and their relationship. Prior studies have found evidence that couple-based communication skills interventions ca ... Full text Link to item Cite

Virtual reality for improving pain and pain-related symptoms in patients with advanced stage colorectal cancer: A pilot trial to test feasibility and acceptability.

Journal Article Palliat Support Care · August 2022 OBJECTIVE: Virtual reality (VR) has the potential to improve pain and pain-related symptoms. We examined the feasibility, acceptability, safety, and impact of a 30-min virtual underwater/sea environment (VR Blue) for reducing pain and pain-related symptoms ... Full text Link to item Cite

Momentary Associations of Osteoarthritis Pain and Affect: Depression as Moderator.

Journal Article J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci · July 5, 2022 OBJECTIVES: This research examined main and moderating effects of global depressive symptoms upon in-the-moment associations of pain and affect among individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Effects of depression on short-term change in pain and affect w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Economic Evaluation: A Randomized Pragmatic Trial of a Primary Care-based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Adults Receiving Long-term Opioids for Chronic Pain.

Journal Article Med Care · June 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is prevalent and costly; cost-effective nonpharmacological approaches that reduce pain and improve patient functioning are needed. OBJECTIVE: Report the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER), compared with usual care, of cogn ... Full text Link to item Cite

Brief Educational Video plus Telecare to Enhance Recovery for Older Emergency Department Patients with Acute Musculoskeletal Pain: an update to the study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Trials · May 12, 2022 BACKGROUND: This update describes changes to the Brief Educational Tool to Enhance Recovery (BETTER) trial in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. METHODS/DESIGN: The original protocol was published in Trials. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BETTER trial c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Using smartphone technology to improve prospective memory functioning: A randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · February 2022 BACKGROUND: A decline in the ability to perform daily intentions-known as prospective memory-is a key driver of everyday functional impairment in dementia. In the absence of effective pharmacological treatments, there is a need for developing, testing, and ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and behavior therapy for the treatment of chronic pain: randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Pain · February 1, 2022 Trials of cognitive therapy (CT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and behavior therapy (BT) suggest that all 3 treatments produce reductions in pain and improvements in physical function, mood, and sleep disturbance in people with chronic pain c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills Training: A Pilot Feasibility Trial of a Psychosocial Pain Management Intervention for Patients with Advanced Cancer.

Journal Article J Palliat Med · January 2022 Background: Pain from advanced cancer can greatly reduce patients' physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Objective: To examine the feasibility and acceptability of a behavioral pain management intervention, Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills Trai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of a Weight and Pain Management Program in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis With Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Investigation.

Journal Article J Clin Rheumatol · January 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Obesity is associated with poor outcomes for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Effective weight management is imperative. Although traditional lifestyle behavioral weight loss programs have demonstrated efficacy for reducing weight, thes ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Primary Care-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention for Long-Term Opioid Users With Chronic Pain : A Randomized Pragmatic Trial.

Journal Article Ann Intern Med · January 2022 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is common, disabling, and costly. Few clinical trials have examined cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) interventions embedded in primary care settings to improve chronic pain among those receiving long-term opioid therapy. OBJECTIV ... Full text Link to item Cite

DEVELOPMENT, FEASIBILITY, AND ACCEPTABILITY OF A BEHAVIORAL WEIGHT AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT INTERVENTION FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AND INTIMATE PARTNERS.

Journal Article J Cancer Rehabil · 2022 BACKGROUND: Weight gain is common for breast cancer survivors and associated with disease progression, recurrence, and mortality. Traditional behavioral programs fail to address symptoms (i.e., pain, fatigue, distress) experienced by breast cancer survivor ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

VIRTUAL REALITY: AN APPROACH TAILORED TO SPECIFIC PAIN DISORDERS

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VIRTUAL REALITY: FROM PAIN TO RACIAL BIASES

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Feasibility, engagement, and acceptability of a behavioral pain management intervention for colorectal cancer survivors with pain and psychological distress: data from a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · September 2021 PURPOSE: Colorectal cancer survivors report pain and psychological distress to be burdensome long-term cancer consequences. Quality cancer survivorship care includes interventions for managing these symptoms. Yet, no studies have tested the efficacy of an ... Full text Link to item Cite

The influence of a cognitive behavioural approach on changing patient expectations for conservative care in shoulder pain treatment: a protocol for a pragmatic randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · August 24, 2021 BACKGROUND: Despite similar outcomes for surgery and conservative care, the number of surgeries to treat rotator cuff related shoulder pain has increased. Interventions designed to enhance treatment expectations for conservative care have been shown to imp ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Changes in Identification of Possible Pain Coping Strategies by People with Osteoarthritis who Complete Web-based Pain Coping Skills Training.

Journal Article International journal of behavioral medicine · August 2021 BackgroundWe previously demonstrated that automated, Web-based pain coping skills training (PCST) can reduce osteoarthritis pain. The present secondary analyses examined whether this program also changed coping strategies participants identified f ... Full text Cite

Pilot study of an internet-based pain coping skills training program for patients with systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Journal Article BMC Rheumatol · June 17, 2021 BACKGROUND: Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) often experience pain and other symptoms that negatively impact quality of life. Interventions that enhance the use of behavioral and cognitive coping strategies may lead to improved outcomes amo ... Full text Link to item Cite

Racial Differences in Pain and Function Following Knee Arthroplasty: A Secondary Analysis From a Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · June 2021 OBJECTIVE: The assessment of racial differences in pain and function outcome following knee arthroplasty (KA) has received little attention despite very substantial literature exploring a variety of other prognostic factors. The present study was undertake ... Full text Link to item Cite

Yoga Practice Predicts Improvements in Day-to-Day Pain in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · June 2021 CONTEXT: Women with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) experience a significant symptom burden, including cancer pain. Yoga is a mind-body discipline that has shown promise for alleviating cancer pain, but few studies have included patients with metastatic dis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Caregiver-guided pain coping skills training for patients with advanced cancer: Results from a randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article Palliat Med · May 2021 BACKGROUND: Pain is a major concern among patients with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. Evidence suggests that pain coping skills training interventions can improve outcomes, however they have rarely been tested in this population. AIM: To tes ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral cancer pain intervention using videoconferencing and a mobile application for medically underserved patients: Rationale, design, and methods of a prospective multisite randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · March 2021 BACKGROUND: Women with breast cancer in medically underserved areas are particularly vulnerable to persistent pain and disability. Behavioral pain interventions reduce pain and improve outcomes. Cancer patients in medically underserved areas receive limite ... Full text Link to item Cite

Discrimination Experiences and Depressive Symptoms among African Americans with Osteoarthritis Enrolled in a Pain Coping Skills Training Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article J Health Care Poor Underserved · 2021 African Americans are more likely than members of other racial groups to report perceived discrimination in health care settings, and discrimination is linked to depression. Using data from a randomized controlled trial of pain coping skills training (PCST ... Full text Link to item Cite

Couple Communication in Cancer: Protocol for a Multi-Method Examination.

Journal Article Front Psychol · 2021 Cancer and its treatment pose challenges that affect not only patients but also their significant others, including intimate partners. Accumulating evidence suggests that couples' ability to communicate effectively plays a major role in the psychological a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving Veteran Access to Integrated Management of Back Pain (AIM-Back): Protocol for an Embedded Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trial.

Journal Article Pain Med · December 12, 2020 BACKGROUND: Coordinated efforts between the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Veterans Affairs have built the capacity for large-scale clinical research investigating the effectiveness of nonpharmacologic pain ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

"I Could Do It in My Own Time and When I Really Needed It": Perceptions of Online Pain Coping Skills Training For People With Knee Osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · December 2020 OBJECTIVE: To qualitatively explore the perceptions and experiences of people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who used an online automated pain coping skills training program (PCST). METHODS: This was a descriptive qualitative study (based on interpretivist ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Pain for Older Adults.

Journal Article Pain Med · September 1, 2020 POPULATION: Comprehensive evaluation of chronic pain in older adults is multifaceted. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS: Research on chronic pain in older adults needs to be guided by sound conceptual models. The purpose of this paper is to describe an adaptation of t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disentangling trait versus state characteristics of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale and the PHQ-8 Depression Scale.

Journal Article Eur J Pain · September 2020 BACKGROUND: Research on the role of trait versus state characteristics of a variety of measures among persons experiencing pain has been a focus for the past few decades. Studying the trait versus state nature of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) and th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Attachment Style, Partner Communication, and Physical Well-Being among Couples Coping with Cancer.

Journal Article Pers Relatsh · September 2020 Attachment styles may influence interpersonal strategies used to cope with stress. We examined links between attachment style, communicative behaviors, and physical well-being among 166 couples coping with cancer. Results of actor-partner interdependence m ... Full text Link to item Cite

The revised International Association for the Study of Pain definition of pain: concepts, challenges, and compromises.

Journal Article Pain · September 1, 2020 The current International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) definition of pain as "An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage" was recommended by the Subcomm ... Full text Link to item Cite

Emotion regulation as a transdiagnostic factor underlying co-occurring chronic pain and problematic opioid use.

Journal Article Am Psychol · September 2020 Chronic pain is a common and costly condition, and some people with chronic pain engage in problematic opioid use. There is a critical need to identify factors underlying this co-occurrence, so that treatment can be targeted to improve outcomes. We propose ... Full text Link to item Cite

Acceptability of telephone-based pain coping skills training among African Americans with osteoarthritis enrolled in a randomized controlled trial: a mixed methods analysis.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · August 14, 2020 BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) disproportionately impacts African Americans compared to Caucasians, including greater pain severity. The Pain Coping Skills Training for African Americans with Osteoarthritis (STAART) study examined a culturally enhanced Pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

What Is the Relationship between Pain and Emotion? Bridging Constructs and Communities.

Journal Article Neuron · July 8, 2020 Although pain is defined as a sensory and emotional experience, it is traditionally researched and clinically treated separately from emotion. Conceptual and mechanistic relationships between these constructs highlight the need for better understanding of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Brief educational video plus telecare to enhance recovery for older emergency department patients with acute musculoskeletal pain: study protocol for the BETTER randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Trials · July 6, 2020 BACKGROUND: Chronic musculoskeletal pain (MSP) affects more than 40% of adults aged 50 years and older and is the leading cause of disability in the USA. Older adults with chronic MSP are at risk for analgesic-related side effects, long-term opioid use, an ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of Intervention Session Completion in a Randomized Clinical Trial of a Behavioral Cancer Pain Intervention.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · June 2020 CONTEXT: Some patients with cancer are able to complete psychosocial pain management intervention sessions, and others find it difficult to do so. OBJECTIVES: Conduct a secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial (N = 178) that compared delivery form ... Full text Link to item Cite

Enhancing meaning in the face of advanced cancer and pain: Qualitative evaluation of a meaning-centered psychosocial pain management intervention.

Journal Article Palliat Support Care · June 2020 OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to obtain patient evaluations of the content, structure, and delivery modality of Meaning-Centered Pain Coping Skills Training (MCPC), a novel psychosocial intervention for patients with advanced cancer and pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving health engagement and lifestyle management for breast cancer survivors with diabetes.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · May 2020 Breast cancer survivors with type 2 diabetes are at high risk for cancer recurrence, serious health complications, more severe symptoms, psychological distress, and premature death relative to breast cancer survivors without diabetes. Maintaining glycemic ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Better Knee, Better Me™: effectiveness of two scalable health care interventions supporting self-management for knee osteoarthritis - protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · March 12, 2020 BACKGROUND: Although education, exercise, and weight loss are recommended for management of knee osteoarthritis, the additional benefits of incorporating weight loss strategies into exercise interventions have not been well investigated. The aim of this st ... Full text Link to item Cite

Graded chronic pain scale revised: mild, bothersome, and high-impact chronic pain.

Journal Article Pain · March 2020 Drawing on advances in chronic pain metrics, a simplified Graded Chronic Pain Scale-Revised was developed to differentiate mild, bothersome, and high-impact chronic pain. Graded Chronic Pain Scale-Revised was validated among adult enrollees of 2 health pla ... Full text Link to item Cite

Remote Therapy to Improve Outcomes in Lung Transplant Recipients: Design of the INSPIRE-III Randomized Clinical Trial.

Journal Article Transplant Direct · March 2020 BACKGROUND: Impaired functional capacity and emotional distress are associated with lower quality of life (QoL) and worse clinical outcomes in post lung transplant patients. Strategies to increase physical activity and reduce distress are needed. METHODS: ... Full text Link to item Cite

Greater mindfulness associated with lower pain, fatigue, and psychological distress in women with metastatic breast cancer.

Conference Psychooncology · February 2020 OBJECTIVE: Women with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) report high levels of disease-related symptoms including pain, fatigue, psychological distress, and sleep disturbance. Mindfulness may be particularly relevant to women with MBC given the high symptom bu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping Skills Training and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Symptom Management: Feasibility and Acceptability of a Brief Telephone-Delivered Protocol for Patients With Advanced Cancer.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · February 2020 CONTEXT: Patients with advanced cancer face a life-limiting condition that brings a high symptom burden that often includes pain, fatigue, and psychological distress. Psychosocial interventions have promise for managing symptoms but need additional tailori ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mind-Body Therapies for Opioid-Treated Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Journal Article JAMA Intern Med · January 1, 2020 IMPORTANCE: Mind-body therapies (MBTs) are emerging as potential tools for addressing the opioid crisis. Knowing whether mind-body therapies may benefit patients treated with opioids for acute, procedural, and chronic pain conditions may be useful for pres ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial Correlates of Objective, Performance-Based, and Patient-Reported Physical Function Among Patients with Heterogeneous Chronic Pain.

Journal Article J Pain Res · 2020 BACKGROUND: Improving all aspects of physical function is an important goal of chronic pain management. Few studies follow recent guidelines to comprehensively assess physical function via patient-reported, performance-based, and objective/ambulatory measu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Feasibility of a mindful yoga program for women with metastatic breast cancer: results of a randomized pilot study.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · November 2019 PURPOSE: Patients with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) experience high levels of symptoms. Yoga interventions have shown promise for improving cancer symptoms but have rarely been tested in patients with advanced disease. This study examined the acceptabili ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse and Patient Beliefs and Perceptions About Chronic Pain: Effects on Couple Interactions and Patient Pain Behavior.

Journal Article J Pain · October 2019 Patient beliefs and perceptions about the causes and meaning of their chronic pain are related to their psychosocial functioning. Beliefs and perceptions about chronic pain held by spouses may also be related to patient functioning. We used a laboratory pr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ninety-day and one-year healthcare utilization and costs after knee arthroplasty.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · October 2019 OBJECTIVES: This study examined ninety-day and one-year postoperative healthcare utilization and costs following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) from the health sector and patient perspectives. DESIGN: This study relied on: 1) patient-reported medical resour ... Full text Link to item Cite

Preliminary efficacy of a lovingkindness meditation intervention for patients undergoing biopsy and breast cancer surgery: A randomized controlled pilot study.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · September 2019 PURPOSE: Despite more women undergoing treatment for breast cancer and increased survival rates, many women suffer from anxiety and physical symptoms (e.g., pain, fatigue) surrounding diagnosis and surgery. Research investigating the efficacy of psychosoci ... Full text Link to item Cite

A behavioral cancer pain intervention: A randomized noninferiority trial comparing in-person with videoconference delivery.

Journal Article Psychooncology · August 2019 OBJECTIVE: Behavioral cancer pain interventions are efficacious for improving important pain outcomes; yet, traditional in-person delivery limits patient access. This study compared videoconference-delivered mobile health pain coping skills training (mPCST ... Full text Link to item Cite

Model-based pain and function outcome trajectory types for patients undergoing knee arthroplasty: a secondary analysis from a randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · June 2019 OBJECTIVE: Knee arthroplasty (KA) is an effective surgical procedure. However, clinical studies suggest that a considerable number of patients continue to experience substantial pain and functional loss following surgical recovery. We aimed to estimate pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Caregiver-guided pain coping skills training for patients with advanced cancer: Background, design, and challenges for the CaringPals study.

Journal Article Clin Trials · June 2019 BACKGROUND/AIMS: Pain is a major concern of patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers. There is strong evidence that pain coping skills training interventions based on cognitive-behavioral principles can reduce pain severity and pain interference. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training for African Americans with osteoarthritis: results of a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Pain · June 2019 African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of osteoarthritis (OA), but they have been underrepresented in trials of behavioral interventions for pain. This trial examined a culturally tailored pain coping skills training (CST) program, compared to a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Acceptability and Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Pain Catastrophizing among Persons with Sickle Cell Disease.

Journal Article Pain Manag Nurs · June 2019 BACKGROUND: Few investigators have developed and tested nonpharmacological interventions for helping persons with sickle cell disease (SCD) manage persistent pain. AIMS: The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent breast pain in post-surgery breast cancer survivors and women with no history of breast surgery or cancer: associations with pain catastrophizing, perceived breast cancer risk, breast cancer worry, and emotional distress.

Journal Article Acta Oncol · May 2019 Background: Persistent breast pain (PBP) is prevalent among breast cancer survivors and has powerful negative psychological consequences. The present study provided a first test of the hypothesis that: (a) pain catastrophizing, (b) heightened perceived ris ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain and function trajectory types of knee arthroplasty patients

Conference Osteoarthritis and Cartilage · April 2019 Full text Cite

Higher symptom burden is associated with lower function in women taking adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer.

Journal Article J Geriatr Oncol · March 2019 OBJECTIVE: To explore the impact of symptoms on physical function in women on adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer. METHODS: Eligible women were postmenopausal, had hormone receptor positive, stage I-IIIA breast cancer, completed surgery, chemother ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain Coping Skills Training for Patients Who Catastrophize About Pain Prior to Knee Arthroplasty: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial.

Journal Article J Bone Joint Surg Am · February 6, 2019 BACKGROUND: Pain catastrophizing has been identified as a prognostic indicator of poor outcome following knee arthroplasty. Interventions to address pain catastrophizing, to our knowledge, have not been tested in patients undergoing knee arthroplasty. The ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reminders of cancer risk and pain catastrophizing: relationships with cancer worry and perceived risk in women with a first-degree relative with breast cancer.

Journal Article Fam Cancer · January 2019 First-degree relatives of women with breast cancer may experience increased worry or perceived risk when faced with reminders of their own cancer risk. Worry and risk reminders may include physical symptoms (e.g., persistent breast pain) and caregiving exp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Managing Chronic Pain in Cancer Survivors Prescribed Long-Term Opioid Therapy: A National Survey of Ambulatory Palliative Care Providers.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · January 2019 CONTEXT: Chronic pain, or pain lasting more than three months, is common among cancer survivors, who are often prescribed long-term opioid therapy (LTOT). OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to explore palliative care providers' experiences with managing chronic ... Full text Link to item Cite

Testing a behavioral intervention to improve adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET).

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · January 2019 Adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) is used to prevent recurrence and reduce mortality for women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer. Poor adherence to AET is a significant problem and contributes to increased medical costs and mortality. A variety o ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Development and pilot testing of an mHealth behavioral cancer pain protocol for medically underserved communities.

Journal Article J Psychosoc Oncol · 2019 The purpose of this study was to refine and test a mobile-health behavioral cancer pain coping skills training protocol for women with breast cancer and pain from medically underserved areas. Three focus groups (Phase 1) were used to refine the initial pro ... Full text Link to item Cite

Checklist for the preparation and review of pain clinical trial publications: a pain-specific supplement to CONSORT.

Journal Article Pain Rep · 2019 INTRODUCTION: Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard when assessing the efficacy of interventions because randomization of treatment assignment minimizes bias in treatment effect estimates. However, if RCTs are not performed wit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse Criticism/Hostility Toward Partners With Chronic Pain: The Role of Spouse Attributions for Patient Control Over Pain Behaviors.

Journal Article J Pain · November 2018 Spouse attributions regarding displays of pain behaviors by their partners with chronic pain may account for subsequent increases in spouse critical/hostile responses toward their partners. People with chronic low back pain (n = 105) and their pain-free sp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Determining Brain Mechanisms that Underpin Analgesia Induced by the Use of Pain Coping Skills.

Journal Article Pain Med · November 1, 2018 OBJECTIVE: Cognitive behavioral therapies decrease pain and improve mood and function in people with osteoarthritis. This study assessed the effects of coping strategies on the central processing of knee pain in people with osteoarthritis of the knees. MET ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training for African Americans with osteoarthritis study: baseline participant characteristics and comparison to prior studies.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · September 19, 2018 BACKGROUND: The Pain Coping Skills Training for African Americans with OsteoaRTthritis (STAART) trial is examining the effectiveness of a culturally enhanced pain coping skills training (CST) program for African Americans with osteoarthritis (OA). This dis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-Efficacy for Pain Communication Moderates the Relation Between Ambivalence Over Emotional Expression and Pain Catastrophizing Among Patients With Osteoarthritis.

Journal Article J Pain · September 2018 UNLABELLED: Pain catastrophizing (ie, the tendency to focus on and magnify pain sensations and feel helpless in the face of pain) is one of the most important and consistent psychological predictors of the pain experience. The present study examined, in 60 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of internet-based pain coping skills training before home exercise for individuals with hip osteoarthritis (HOPE trial): a randomised controlled trial.

Journal Article Pain · September 2018 This assessor-, therapist-, and participant-blinded randomised controlled trial evaluated the effects of an automated internet-based pain coping skills training (PCST) program before home exercise for people with clinically diagnosed hip osteoarthritis. On ... Full text Link to item Cite

Global Versus Momentary Osteoarthritis Pain and Emotional Distress: Emotional Intelligence as Moderator.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · July 13, 2018 BACKGROUND: Pain and emotional well-being are complexly associated both globally and in the moment. Emotional regulation strategies may contribute to that complexity by shaping the pain-well-being association. PURPOSE: Using emotional intelligence (EI) as ... Full text Link to item Cite

Moderators of Effects of Internet-Delivered Exercise and Pain Coping Skills Training for People With Knee Osteoarthritis: Exploratory Analysis of the IMPACT Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article J Med Internet Res · May 9, 2018 BACKGROUND: Internet-delivered exercise, education, and pain coping skills training is effective for people with knee osteoarthritis, yet it is not clear whether this treatment is better suited to particular subgroups of patients. OBJECTIVE: The aim was to ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Role of Cognitive Content and Cognitive Processes in Chronic Pain: An Important Distinction?

Journal Article Clin J Pain · May 2018 OBJECTIVES: Pain-related cognitive content (what people think about pain) and cognitive processes (how people think about pain; what they do with their pain-related thoughts) and their interaction are hypothesized to play distinct roles in patient function ... Full text Link to item Cite

Advancing Psychologically Informed Practice for Patients With Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain: Promise, Pitfalls, and Solutions.

Journal Article Phys Ther · May 1, 2018 There has been growing interest in psychologically oriented pain management over the past 3 to 4 decades, including a 2011 description of psychologically informed practice (PIP) for low back pain. PIP requires a broader focus than traditional biomechanical ... Full text Link to item Cite

A qualitative study of patient and provider perspectives on using web-based pain coping skills training to treat persistent cancer pain.

Journal Article Palliat Support Care · April 2018 OBJECTIVE: Persistent pain is common and inadequately treated in cancer patients. Behavioral pain interventions are a recommended part of multimodal pain treatments, but they are underused in clinical care due to barriers such as a lack of the resources ne ... Full text Link to item Cite

The effect of pre-transplant pain and chronic disease self-efficacy on quality of life domains in the year following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · April 2018 PURPOSE: Pain is common for hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) patients and may be experienced pre-transplant, acutely post-transplant, and for months or years following transplant. HSCT patients with persistent pain may be at risk for poor quality ... Full text Link to item Cite

Interdisciplinary team-based care for patients with chronic pain on long-term opioid treatment in primary care (PPACT) - Protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · April 2018 BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is one of the most common, disabling, and expensive public health problems in the United States. Interdisciplinary pain management treatments that employ behavioral approaches have been successful in helping patients with chronic p ... Full text Link to item Cite

An mHealth Pain Coping Skills Training Intervention for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: Development and Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Mhealth Uhealth · March 19, 2018 BACKGROUND: Pain is a challenge for patients following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to develop and test the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of a Web-based mobile pain coping skills training (mP ... Full text Link to item Cite

Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) position statement: improving access to psychosocial care for individuals with persistent pain: supporting the National Pain Strategy's call for interdisciplinary pain care.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · March 1, 2018 Policy makers have articulated a need for clear, evidence-based guidance to help inform pain policy. Persistent pain is common, expensive, and debilitating, and requires comprehensive assessment and treatment planning. Recently released opioid prescribing ... Full text Link to item Cite

Variability in negative emotions among individuals with chronic low back pain: relationships with pain and function.

Journal Article Pain · February 2018 Chronic pain is associated with elevated negative emotions, and resources needed to adaptively regulate these emotions can be depleted during prolonged pain. Studies of links between pain, function, and negative emotions in people with chronic pain, howeve ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse criticism and hostility during marital interaction: effects on pain intensity and behaviors among individuals with chronic low back pain.

Journal Article Pain · January 2018 Individuals with chronic pain may experience negative responses from spouse, family, and friends. Responses such as overt criticism and hostility may be associated with worsening pain and function for chronic pain sufferers. We used a laboratory procedure ... Full text Link to item Cite

The working alliance and Clinician-assisted Emotional Disclosure for rheumatoid arthritis.

Journal Article J Psychosom Res · January 2018 OBJECTIVES: The working alliance predicts improvement following general psychotherapy, but how it operates in brief interventions conducted with medically ill patients is unknown. Also, the role of the working alliance may differ in emotion-focused versus ... Full text Link to item Cite

Links Between Communication and Relationship Satisfaction Among Patients With Cancer and Their Spouses: Results of a Fourteen-Day Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment Study.

Journal Article Front Psychol · 2018 Cancer treatment poses significant challenges not just for those diagnosed with the disease but also for their intimate partners. Evidence suggests that couples' communication plays a major role in the adjustment of both individuals and in the quality of t ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

In memoriam: Gordon Waddell 1942 to 2017

Journal Article Pain · September 2017 Full text Cite

The development and assessment of the Worry About Pain Questionnaire.

Journal Article Eur J Pain · August 2017 BACKGROUND: Worry can be conceptualized as a cognitive-affective automatic process initiated in order to address uncertainty and potential personal inadequacies that could result in negative outcomes. The purpose of the current study was to develop a measu ... Full text Link to item Cite

An mHealth Pain Coping Skills Training Intervention for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients: Development and Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint)

Journal Article · July 27, 2017 BACKGROUNDPain is a challenge for patients following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). Full text Cite

A randomized pilot trial of a videoconference couples communication intervention for advanced GI cancer.

Journal Article Psychooncology · July 2017 OBJECTIVE: This study aims to test the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a couple-based communication intervention for advanced GI cancer delivered via videoconference. METHODS: Thirty-two couples were randomly assigned to either couples communicatio ... Full text Link to item Cite

Relationships Between Sleep Quality and Pain-Related Factors for People with Chronic Low Back Pain: Tests of Reciprocal and Time of Day Effects.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · June 2017 BACKGROUND: Poor sleep quality among people with chronic low back pain appears to be related to worse pain, affect, poor physical function, and pain catastrophizing. The causal direction between poor sleep and pain remains an open question, however, as doe ... Full text Link to item Cite

Racial/ethnic differences in sleep quality among older adults with osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Sleep Health · June 2017 OBJECTIVE: To examine racial/ethnic differences in sleep quality and the pain-sleep association among older adults with osteoarthritis of the knee. DESIGN: Baseline interview followed by a 7-day microlongitudinal study using accelerometry and self-reports. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Testing a behavioral intervention to improve adherence to adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET).

Conference Journal of Clinical Oncology · May 20, 2017 TPS10128 Background: Adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) is a crucial component of treatment used to prevent recurrence and reduce mortality for women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer. Poor adherence to AET is a signific ... Full text Cite

Internet-delivered exercise and pain-coping skills training for chronic knee pain

Journal Article Annals of Internal Medicine · April 4, 2017 Full text Cite

Effectiveness of an Internet-Delivered Exercise and Pain-Coping Skills Training Intervention for Persons With Chronic Knee Pain: A Randomized Trial.

Journal Article Ann Intern Med · April 4, 2017 BACKGROUND: Effective, accessible biopsychosocial treatments are needed to manage chronic knee pain on a population level. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of Internet-delivered, physiotherapist-prescribed home exercise and pain-coping skills train ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent Breast Pain Among Women With Histories of Breast-conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer Compared With Women Without Histories of Breast Surgery or Cancer.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · January 2017 OBJECTIVES: This study compared persistent breast pain among women who received breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer and women without a history of breast cancer. METHODS: Breast cancer survivors (n=200) were recruited at their first postsurgical su ... Full text Link to item Cite

Management of Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline.

Journal Article J Clin Oncol · September 20, 2016 PURPOSE: To provide evidence-based guidance on the optimum management of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors. METHODS: An ASCO-convened expert panel conducted a systematic literature search of studies investigating chronic pain management in cancer surv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Exploratory secondary analyses of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for knee osteoarthritis demonstrate reduction in biomarkers of adipocyte inflammation.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · September 2016 OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of pain coping skills training (PCST) and a lifestyle behavioral weight management (BWM) program on inflammatory markers and biomarker associations with pain and function in the OA LIFE study. METHOD: Serum samples wer ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain is effective, but for whom?

Journal Article Pain · September 2016 Moderator analyses are reported for posttreatment outcomes in a large, randomized, controlled effectiveness trial for chronic pain for hip and knee osteoarthritis (N = 256). Pain Coping Skills Training, a form of cognitive behavioral therapy, was compared ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training for African Americans with osteoarthritis (STAART): study protocol of a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · August 23, 2016 BACKGROUND: African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of osteoarthritis (OA), with higher prevalence rates, more severe pain, and more functional limitations. One key barrier to addressing these disparities has been limited engagement of African Ame ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-system therapy for distress associated with persistent low back pain: A randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article Psychother Res · July 2016 OBJECTIVE: Persistent low back pain (PLBP) is associated with vulnerability to depression. PLBP frequently requires major changes in occupation and lifestyle, which can lead to a sense of failing to attain one's personal goals (self-discrepancy). METHOD: W ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Physical Therapist-Delivered Pain Coping Skills Training and Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · May 2016 OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether a 12-week physical therapist-delivered combined pain coping skills training (PCST) and exercise (PCST/exercise) is more efficacious and cost effective than either treatment alone for knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: This ... Full text Link to item Cite

Imaging-Guided Core-Needle Breast Biopsy: Impact of Meditation and Music Interventions on Patient Anxiety, Pain, and Fatigue.

Journal Article J Am Coll Radiol · May 2016 PURPOSE: To evaluate the impact of guided meditation and music interventions on patient anxiety, pain, and fatigue during imaging-guided breast biopsy. METHODS: After giving informed consent, 121 women needing percutaneous imaging-guided breast biopsy were ... Full text Link to item Cite

Restricted activity and persistent pain following motor vehicle collision among older adults: a multicenter prospective cohort study.

Journal Article BMC Geriatr · April 19, 2016 BACKGROUND: Restricted physical activity commonly occurs following acute musculoskeletal pain in older adults and may influence long-term outcomes. We sought to examine the relationship between restricted physical activity after motor vehicle collision (MV ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent Pain Among Older Adults Discharged Home From the Emergency Department After Motor Vehicle Crash: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Journal Article Ann Emerg Med · February 2016 STUDY OBJECTIVE: Motor vehicle crashes are the second most common form of trauma among older adults. We seek to describe the incidence, risk factors, and consequences of persistent pain among older adults evaluated in the emergency department (ED) after a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Anger arousal and behavioral anger regulation in everyday life among people with chronic low back pain: Relationships with spouse responses and negative affect.

Journal Article Health Psychol · January 2016 OBJECTIVE: To determine the degree to which anger arousal and anger regulation (expression, inhibition) in the daily lives of people with chronic pain were related to spouse support, criticism, and hostility as perceived by patients and as reported by spou ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of enhanced caregiver training program on cancer caregiver's self-efficacy, preparedness, and psychological well-being.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · January 2016 PURPOSE: We examined the effects of an enhanced informal caregiver training (Enhanced-CT) protocol in cancer symptom and caregiver stress management to caregivers of hospitalized cancer patients. METHODS: We recruited adult patients in oncology units and t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Allopregnanolone Levels Are Inversely Associated with Self-Reported Pain Symptoms in U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan-Era Veterans: Implications for Biomarkers and Therapeutics.

Journal Article Pain Med · January 2016 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Pain symptoms are common among Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans, many of whom continue to experience persistent pain symptoms despite multiple pharmacological interventions. Preclinical data suggest that neurosteroids such as allopr ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Pain Phenotypes and Associated Clinical Risk Factors Following Traumatic Amputation: Results from Veterans Integrated Pain Evaluation Research (VIPER).

Journal Article Pain Med · January 2016 OBJECTIVE: To define clinical phenotypes of postamputation pain and identify markers of risk for the development of chronic pain. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study of military service members enrolled 3-18 months after traumatic amputation injury. SETTING: Mil ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Information without Implementation: A Practical Example for Developing a Best Practice Education Control Group.

Journal Article Behav Sleep Med · 2016 This article considers methodology for developing an education-only control group and proposes a simple approach to designing rigorous and well-accepted control groups. This approach is demonstrated in a large randomized trial. The Lifestyles trial (n = 36 ... Full text Link to item Cite

A PROMIS Measure of Neuropathic Pain Quality.

Journal Article Value Health · 2016 OBJECTIVES: Neuropathic pain (NP) is a consequence of many chronic conditions. This study aimed to develop an unidimensional NP scale with scores that represent levels of NP and distinguish between individuals with NP and non-NP conditions. METHODS: A cand ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Small Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial Comparing Mobile and Traditional Pain Coping Skills Training Protocols for Cancer Patients with Pain.

Journal Article Pain Res Treat · 2016 Psychosocial pain management interventions are efficacious for cancer pain but are underutilized. Recent advances in mobile health (mHealth) technologies provide new opportunities to decrease barriers to access psychosocial pain management interventions. T ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of Smoking Cessation on Subsequent Pain Intensity Among Chronically Ill Veterans Enrolled in a Smoking Cessation Trial.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · December 2015 CONTEXT: Prior cross-sectional studies have reported greater pain intensity among persistent smokers compared with nonsmokers or former smokers; yet, few prospective studies have examined how smoking abstinence affects pain intensity. OBJECTIVES: To determ ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Communal Coping Model of Pain Catastrophizing in Daily Life: A Within-Couples Daily Diary Study.

Journal Article J Pain · November 2015 UNLABELLED: The Communal Coping Model characterizes pain catastrophizing as a coping tactic whereby pain expression elicits assistance and empathic responses from others. Married couples (N = 105 couples; 1 spouse with chronic low back pain) completed elec ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Pilot Study of a Mobile Health Pain Coping Skills Training Protocol for Patients With Persistent Cancer Pain.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · October 2015 CONTEXT: Pain coping skills training (PCST) interventions have shown efficacy for reducing pain and providing other benefits in patients with cancer. However, their reach is often limited because of a variety of barriers (e.g., travel, physical burden, cos ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of Adding an Internet-Based Pain Coping Skills Training Protocol to a Standardized Education and Exercise Program for People With Persistent Hip Pain (HOPE Trial): Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol.

Journal Article Phys Ther · October 2015 BACKGROUND: Persistent hip pain in older people is usually due to hip osteoarthritis (OA), a major cause of pain, disability, and psychological dysfunction. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether adding an Internet-based pain coping sk ... Full text Link to item Cite

Medication taking behaviors among breast cancer patients on adjuvant endocrine therapy.

Journal Article Breast · October 2015 PURPOSE: To explore how symptoms and psychosocial factors are related to intentional and unintentional non-adherent medication taking behaviors. METHODS: Included were postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive, stage I-IIIA breast cancer, who had ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain Intensity and Pain Interference in Patients With Lung Cancer: A Pilot Study of Biopsychosocial Predictors.

Journal Article Am J Clin Oncol · October 2015 OBJECTIVE: To explore biopsychosocial factors (beliefs, depression, catastrophizing cytokines) in individuals newly diagnosed with lung cancer and no pain to determine their relationship at diagnosis and across time and to determine whether these factors c ... Full text Link to item Cite

A supplemental report to a randomized cluster trial of a 20-week Sun-style Tai Chi for osteoarthritic knee pain in elders with cognitive impairment.

Journal Article Complement Ther Med · August 2015 OBJECTIVE: This was a secondary data analysis of a cluster-randomized clinical trial that tested the efficacy of a 20-week Sun-style Tai Chi (TC) program in reducing pain in community-dwelling elders with cognitive impairment and knee osteoarthritis (OA). ... Full text Link to item Cite

Anger arousal and behavioral anger regulation in everyday life among patients with chronic low back pain: Relationships to patient pain and function.

Journal Article Health Psychol · May 2015 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the degree to which patient anger arousal and behavioral anger regulation (expression, inhibition) occurring in the course of daily life was related to patient pain and function as rated by patients a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Automated Internet-based pain coping skills training to manage osteoarthritis pain: a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Pain · May 2015 Osteoarthritis (OA) places a significant burden on worldwide public health because of the large and growing number of people affected by OA and its associated pain and disability. Pain coping skills training (PCST) is an evidence-based intervention targeti ... Full text Link to item Cite

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design and conduct of clinical trials of lifestyle diet and exercise interventions for osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · May 2015 The objective was to develop a set of "best practices" for use as a primer for those interested in entering the clinical trials field for lifestyle diet and/or exercise interventions in osteoarthritis (OA), and as a set of recommendations for experienced c ... Full text Link to item Cite

TWO PHASES OF PILOTING A MHEALTH BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FOR CANCER PAIN

Journal Article ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · April 1, 2015 Link to item Cite

NIH GRANTWRITING WORKSHOP

Conference ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · April 1, 2015 Link to item Cite

BUILDING AND MANAGING A CLINICAL RESEARCH TEAM

Conference ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · April 1, 2015 Link to item Cite

ANXIETY AND NEGATIVE MOOD FOLLOWING MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING FOR BREAST CANCER

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Associations of coping strategies with diary based pain variables among Caucasian and African American patients with osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Int J Behav Med · February 2015 PURPOSE: The purposes of this study are to examine the associations between pain coping strategies and daily diary-based pain measures and to determine whether these associations differed by race (African American and Caucasian). METHODS: Primary care pati ... Full text Link to item Cite

PAIN®: our "new look".

Journal Article Pain · January 2015 Full text Link to item Cite

The promise and challenge of virtual gaming technologies for chronic pain: the case of graded exposure for low back pain.

Journal Article Pain Manag · 2015 Virtual reality (VR) technologies have been successfully applied to acute pain interventions and recent reviews have suggested their potential utility in chronic pain. The current review highlights the specific relevance of VR interactive gaming technologi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Retaining critical therapeutic elements of behavioral interventions translated for delivery via the Internet: recommendations and an example using pain coping skills training.

Journal Article J Med Internet Res · December 19, 2014 Evidence supporting the efficacy of behavioral interventions based on principles of cognitive behavioral therapies has spurred interest in translating these interventions for delivery via the Internet. However, the benefits of this dissemination method can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse confidence in self-efficacy for arthritis management predicts improved patient health.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · December 2014 BACKGROUND: In addition to patient self-efficacy, spouse confidence in patient efficacy may also independently predict patient health outcomes. However, the potential influence of spouse confidence has received little research attention. PURPOSE: The curre ... Full text Link to item Cite

Gender differences in acute and chronic pain in the emergency department: results of the 2014 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference pain section.

Conference Acad Emerg Med · December 2014 Pain is a leading public health problem in the United States, with an annual economic burden of more than $630 billion, and is one of the most common reasons that individuals seek emergency department (ED) care. There is a paucity of data regarding sex dif ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-efficacy for coping with symptoms moderates the relationship between physical symptoms and well-being in breast cancer survivors taking adjuvant endocrine therapy.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · October 2014 PURPOSE: This study examined the relationships between physical symptoms, self-efficacy for coping with symptoms, and functional, emotional, and social well-being in women who were taking adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer. METHODS: One hundred a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Can physical therapists deliver a pain coping skills program? An examination of training processes and outcomes.

Journal Article Phys Ther · October 2014 BACKGROUND: Physical therapists are well established as providers of treatments for common, painful, and disabling conditions, such as knee osteoarthritis (OA). Thus, they are well placed to deliver treatments that integrate physical and psychosocial eleme ... Full text Link to item Cite

The effects of a telehealth coping skills intervention on outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: primary results from the INSPIRE-II study.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · October 2014 OBJECTIVE: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and reduced quality of life (QoL). Novel interventions are needed to improve outcomes in COPD patients. The present study assessed the effects of a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Couples and breast cancer: women's mood and partners' marital satisfaction predicting support perception.

Journal Article J Fam Psychol · October 2014 Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer can experience an array of psychosocial difficulties; however, social support, particularly from a spouse, has been shown to have a protective function during this time. This study examined the ways in which a wom ... Full text Link to item Cite

Holding back moderates the association between health symptoms and social well-being in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · September 2014 CONTEXT: Holding back, or withholding discussion of disease-related thoughts and emotions, is associated with negative outcomes including lower quality of life, diminished well-being, and relational distress. For patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell ... Full text Link to item Cite

Nurse practitioners can effectively deliver pain coping skills training to osteoarthritis patients with chronic pain: A randomized, controlled trial.

Journal Article Pain · September 2014 A multisite, randomized, controlled clinical effectiveness trial was conducted for osteoarthritis patients with chronic pain of the knee or hip. Adult health nurse practitioners provided a 10-session intervention, pain coping skills training (PCST), in pat ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomized pilot trial of a telephone-based couples intervention for physical intimacy and sexual concerns in colorectal cancer.

Journal Article Psychooncology · September 2014 BACKGROUND: We previously developed and piloted a telephone-based intimacy enhancement (IE) intervention addressing sexual concerns of colorectal cancer patients and their partners in an uncontrolled study. The current study tested the feasibility, accepta ... Full text Link to item Cite

Internet-mediated physiotherapy and pain coping skills training for people with persistent knee pain (IMPACT - knee pain): a randomised controlled trial protocol.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · August 13, 2014 BACKGROUND: Persistent knee pain in people over 50 years of age is often attributable to knee osteoarthritis (OA), a common joint condition that causes physical and psychological dysfunction. Exercise and pain coping skills training (PCST) can help reduce ... Full text Link to item Cite

Short-term improvement in insomnia symptoms predicts long-term improvements in sleep, pain, and fatigue in older adults with comorbid osteoarthritis and insomnia.

Journal Article Pain · August 2014 UNLABELLED: In a primary care population of 367 older adults (aged ⩾60 years) with osteoarthritis (OA) pain and insomnia, we examined the relationship between short-term improvement in sleep and long-term sleep, pain, and fatigue outcomes through secondary ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving patients' understanding of terms and phrases commonly used in self-reported measures of sexual function.

Journal Article J Sex Med · August 2014 INTRODUCTION: There is a significant gap in research regarding the readability and comprehension of existing sexual function measures. Patient-reported outcome measures may use terms not well understood by respondents with low literacy. AIM: This study aim ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain, physical functioning, and overeating in obese rheumatoid arthritis patients: do thoughts about pain and eating matter?

Journal Article J Clin Rheumatol · August 2014 BACKGROUND: Obese rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients have higher levels of pain, disability, and disease activity than do nonobese patients with RA. Patients' health-related thoughts about arthritis and weight may be important to consider in obese patients ... Full text Link to item Cite

The effects of written emotional disclosure and coping skills training in rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · August 2014 OBJECTIVE: Two psychological interventions for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are cognitive-behavioral coping skills training (CST) and written emotional disclosure (WED). These approaches have developed independently, and their combination may be more effectiv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of pain experienced by women during percutaneous imaging-guided breast biopsies.

Journal Article J Am Coll Radiol · July 2014 PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate pain experienced during imaging-guided core-needle breast biopsies and to identify factors that predict increased pain perception during procedures. METHODS: In this institutional review board-approved, HI ... Full text Link to item Cite

Energy recovery in individuals with knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · June 2014 OBJECTIVE: Pathological gaits have been shown to limit transfer between potential (PE) and kinetic (KE) energy during walking, which can increase locomotor costs. The purpose of this study was to examine whether energy exchange would be limited in people w ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Psychological and behavioral approaches to cancer pain management.

Journal Article J Clin Oncol · June 1, 2014 This review examines evidence for psychological factors that affect pain across the cancer continuum from diagnosis through treatment and long-term survivorship or end of life. Evidence is convincing that emotional distress, depression, anxiety, uncertaint ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent pain following breast cancer surgery: A case-control study.

Conference Journal of Clinical Oncology · May 20, 2014 Full text Cite

Physical therapist-delivered cognitive-behavioral therapy: a qualitative study of physical therapists' perceptions and experiences.

Journal Article Phys Ther · February 2014 BACKGROUND: The importance of the biopsychosocial model in assessment and management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions is recognized. Physical therapists have been encouraged to develop psychologically informed practice. Little is known about the proce ... Full text Link to item Cite

Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the PROMIS pain quality item bank.

Journal Article Qual Life Res · February 2014 PURPOSE: The assessment of pain sensation and quality is a key component in understanding the experience of individuals with chronic pain. This study evaluated the factor structure of the patient-reported outcome measurement information system (PROMIS) pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship between pain and eating among overweight and obese individuals with osteoarthritis: an ecological momentary study.

Journal Article Pain Res Manag · 2014 BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) patients who are overweight or obese report higher levels of pain compared with their normal-weight OA counterparts. Evidence suggests that overweight or obese OA patients also experience pain relief from eating foods high i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Unlearning chronic pain: A randomized controlled trial to investigate changes in intrinsic brain connectivity following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Journal Article Neuroimage Clin · 2014 Chronic pain is a complex physiological and psychological phenomenon. Implicit learning mechanisms contribute to the development of chronic pain and to persistent changes in the central nervous system. We hypothesized that these central abnormalities can b ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping with chronic pain

Chapter · January 1, 2014 Chronic pain is a problem that affects millions of individuals every year. Much of chronic pain is associated with significant progressive degenerative disease. Such diseases include arthritis and cancer, and involve prolonged severe pain which may be only ... Full text Cite

Pain assessment

Chapter · January 1, 2014 Over the past four decades, approaches to the assessment of chronic pain have evolved substantially within the field of behavioural medicine. During this time, it has become apparent that what we label as ‘pain’ is the result of complex interactions among ... Full text Cite

Behavioral rehabilitation approaches in osteoarthritis

Chapter · January 1, 2014 Exercise and weight loss if overweight or obese are key components in the management of osteoarthritis (OA), but attention to adherence is important for long-term benefits. Conservative behavioral strategies for OA include patient education, use of braces, ... Full text Cite

Development and validation of a new self-report measure of pain behaviors.

Journal Article Pain · December 2013 Pain behaviors that are maintained beyond the acute stage after injury can contribute to subsequent psychosocial and physical disability. Critical to the study of pain behaviors is the availability of psychometrically sound pain behavior measures. In this ... Full text Link to item Cite

Temporal associations between spouse criticism/hostility and pain among patients with chronic pain: a within-couple daily diary study.

Journal Article Pain · December 2013 Chronic musculoskeletal pain can strain marriages, perhaps even to the point of engendering spouse criticism and hostility directed toward patients. Such negative spouse responses may have detrimental effects on patient well-being. While results of cross-s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive-behavioral therapy increases prefrontal cortex gray matter in patients with chronic pain.

Journal Article J Pain · December 2013 UNLABELLED: Several studies have reported reduced cerebral gray matter (GM) volume or density in chronic pain conditions, but there is limited research on the plasticity of the human cortex in response to psychological interventions. We investigated GM cha ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reasons for sexual inactivity in a US national survey of adults

Journal Article QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH · October 1, 2013 Link to item Cite

Daily verbal and nonverbal expression of osteoarthritis pain and spouse responses.

Journal Article Pain · October 2013 The current study applied a model of pain communication to examine the distinction between verbal and nonverbal pain expression in their prediction of punishing, empathic, and solicitous spouse responses to patient pain. It was hypothesized that on days wh ... Full text Link to item Cite

Validity of an observation method for assessing pain behavior in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · September 2013 CONTEXT: Pain is a common and complex experience for individuals who live with multiple sclerosis (MS) and it interferes with physical, psychological, and social function. A valid and reliable tool for quantifying observed pain behaviors in MS is critical ... Full text Link to item Cite

The effect of neuroticism on the recall of persistent low-back pain and perceived activity interference.

Journal Article J Pain · September 2013 UNLABELLED: The assessment of persistent pain often relies on recalling and then summarizing the entire pain experience using a single rating. Newer methodologies, such as the Original Pain Recall Assessment, ask people to recall the pain they experienced ... Full text Link to item Cite

The impact of daily arthritis pain on spouse sleep.

Journal Article Pain · September 2013 Although chronic pain has been linked to poorer psychosocial well-being in the spouse, the extent to which patient pain affects spouse sleep is unknown. The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that greater daily knee pain would be associate ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial interventions for managing pain in older adults: outcomes and clinical implications.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · July 2013 Interest in the use of psychosocial interventions to help older adults manage pain is growing. In this article, we review this approach. The first section reviews the conceptual background for psychosocial interventions with a special emphasis on the biops ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reply: To PMID 22505314.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · July 2013 Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive-behavioral treatment for comorbid insomnia and osteoarthritis pain in primary care: the lifestyles randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · June 2013 OBJECTIVES: To assess whether older persons with osteoarthritis (OA) pain and insomnia receiving cognitive-behavioral therapy for pain and insomnia (CBT-PI), a cognitive-behavioral pain coping skills intervention (CBT-P), and an education-only control (EOC ... Full text Link to item Cite

Daily spousal influence on physical activity in knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · April 2013 BACKGROUND: Physical activity is critical for the management of knee osteoarthritis, and the spouse may play a role in encouraging or discouraging physical activity. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine four types of spousal influence-spouses' ... Full text Link to item Cite

A pilot cluster-randomized trial of a 20-week Tai Chi program in elders with cognitive impairment and osteoarthritic knee: effects on pain and other health outcomes.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · April 2013 CONTEXT: Because Tai Chi (TC) is beneficial to elders without cognitive impairment (CI), it also may benefit elders with CI. But elders with CI have generally been excluded from TC studies because many measurement tools require verbal reports that some eld ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chronic hepatitis C and antiviral treatment regimens: where can psychology contribute?

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · April 2013 OBJECTIVE: Our goal was to evaluate the existing literature on psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of chronic hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection and antiviral treatment; provide the state of the behavioral science in areas that presently hinder HC ... Full text Link to item Cite

A physiotherapist-delivered, combined exercise and pain coping skills training intervention for individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study.

Journal Article Knee · March 2013 BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is associated with a number of physical and psychological impairments. Unfortunately, very few treatment strategies are capable of addressing both types of impairments concurrently. We performed a pilot, randomiz ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development of the NIH PROMIS ® Sexual Function and Satisfaction measures in patients with cancer.

Journal Article J Sex Med · February 2013 INTRODUCTION: We describe the development and validation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System(®) Sexual Function and Satisfaction (PROMIS(®) SexFS; National Institutes of Health) measures, version 1.0, for cancer populations. AIM ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain imaging

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Assessment of the impact of adjunctive proactive telephone counseling to promote smoking cessation among lung cancer patients' social networks.

Journal Article Am J Health Promot · 2013 PURPOSE: When a patient is diagnosed with lung cancer, members of his/her social network may be more likely to engage in smoking cessation efforts. Proactive telephone counseling combined with a tailored self-directed intervention may be more effective at ... Full text Link to item Cite

Creating widely accessible spatial interfaces: mobile VR for managing persistent pain.

Journal Article IEEE Comput Graph Appl · 2013 Using widely accessible VR technologies, researchers have implemented a series of multimodal spatial interfaces and virtual environments. The results demonstrate the degree to which we can now use low-cost (for example, mobile-phone based) VR environments ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom communication in breast cancer: relationships of holding back and self-efficacy for communication to symptoms and adjustment.

Journal Article J Psychosoc Oncol · 2013 Adjuvant endocrine therapy improves overall survival for women with breast cancer. However, side effects may compromise patients' quality of life (QOL). This study examined how two communication variables (self-efficacy for symptom communication [SE] and h ... Full text Link to item Cite

A primary care-based interdisciplinary team approach to the treatment of chronic pain utilizing a pragmatic clinical trials framework.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · December 1, 2012 Chronic pain affects at least 116 million adults in the USA and exacts a tremendous cost in suffering and lost productivity. While health systems offer specialized pain services, the primary care setting is where most patients seek and receive care for pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Attachment styles in patients with lung cancer and their spouses: associations with patient and spouse adjustment.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · October 2012 PURPOSE: This study examined attachment styles in patients with lung cancer and their spouses and associations between attachment styles and patient and spouse adjustment. METHODS: One hundred twenty-seven patients with early stage lung cancer completed me ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-efficacy and pain catastrophizing in systemic lupus erythematosus: relationship to pain, stiffness, fatigue, and psychological distress.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · September 2012 OBJECTIVE: To determine how self-efficacy for pain control and pain catastrophizing, both potentially modifiable pain coping cognitions, are related to pain, stiffness, fatigue, and psychological distress in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) ... Full text Link to item Cite

Masculinity beliefs predict psychosocial functioning in African American prostate cancer survivors.

Journal Article Am J Mens Health · September 2012 Research examining psychosocial functioning in African American prostate cancer survivors has been limited, in spite of documented higher mortality from prostate cancer and worse long-term physical and emotional outcomes from prostate cancer treatment repo ... Full text Link to item Cite

A phase III randomized three-arm trial of physical therapist delivered pain coping skills training for patients with total knee arthroplasty: the KASTPain protocol.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · August 20, 2012 BACKGROUND: Approximately 20% of patients report persistent and disabling pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) despite an apparently normally functioning prosthesis. One potential risk factor for unexplained persistent pain is high levels of pain c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development and preliminary evaluation of a telephone-based coping skills training intervention for survivors of acute lung injury and their informal caregivers.

Journal Article Intensive Care Med · August 2012 PURPOSE: Survivors of acute lung injury (ALI) and their informal caregivers have difficulty coping with the physical and emotional challenges of recovery from critical illness. We aimed to develop and pilot test a telephone-based coping skills training int ... Full text Link to item Cite

Partner-assisted emotional disclosure for patients with GI cancer: 8-week follow-up and processes associated with change.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · August 2012 PURPOSE: We recently reported that a partner-assisted emotional disclosure intervention for gastrointestinal cancer led to improvements in relationship quality and intimacy for couples in which the patient initially reported higher levels of holding back f ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse-assisted training in pain coping skills and the outcome of multidisciplinary pain management for chronic low back pain treatment: a 1-year randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Eur J Pain · August 2012 This study examined the comparative efficacy of three interventions: a spouse-assisted coping skills training protocol for patients undergoing a multidisciplinary pain management programme (SA-MPMP), conventional patient-oriented multidisciplinary pain man ... Full text Link to item Cite

A physiotherapist-delivered integrated exercise and pain coping skills training intervention for individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled trial protocol.

Journal Article BMC Musculoskelet Disord · July 24, 2012 BACKGROUND: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent chronic musculoskeletal condition with no cure. Pain is the primary symptom and results from a complex interaction between structural changes, physical impairments and psychological factors. Much evidence ... Full text Link to item Cite

Group interventions for co-morbid insomnia and osteoarthritis pain in primary care: the lifestyles cluster randomized trial design.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · July 2012 Six weekly sessions of group cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia and osteoarthritis pain (CBT-PI), and for osteoarthritis pain alone (CBT-P) were compared to an education only control (EOC). Basic education about pain and sleep was comparable, so EOC ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training and lifestyle behavioral weight management in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study.

Journal Article Pain · June 2012 Overweight and obese patients with osteoarthritis (OA) experience more OA pain and disability than patients who are not overweight. This study examined the long-term efficacy of a combined pain coping skills training (PCST) and lifestyle behavioral weight ... Full text Link to item Cite

Brief Fear of Movement Scale for osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · June 2012 OBJECTIVE: Fear of movement has important clinical implications for individuals with osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed to establish a brief fear of movement scale for use in OA. Items from the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK) were examined. METHODS: ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reactions to a partner-assisted emotional disclosure intervention: direct observation and self-report of patient and partner communication.

Journal Article J Marital Fam Ther · June 2012 Partner-assisted emotional disclosure is a couple-based intervention designed to help patients disclose cancer-related concerns to their spouses-partners. We previously found that, compared with an education/support control condition, partner-assisted emot ... Full text Link to item Cite

NIH GRANT WRITING SEMINAR FOR EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS

Conference ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · April 1, 2012 Link to item Cite

Self-compassion in patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain: relationship of self-compassion to adjustment to persistent pain.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · April 2012 CONTEXT: Self-compassion entails qualities such as kindness and understanding toward oneself in difficult circumstances and may influence adjustment to persistent pain. Self-compassion may be a particularly influential factor in pain adjustment for obese i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Men's psychological functioning in the context of women's breast cancer.

Journal Article J Marital Fam Ther · April 2012 Previous research indicates that men are affected when their female partners have breast cancer. However, little is known about what predicts men's psychological well-being in this context. The current investigation involved couples in which the woman had ... Full text Link to item Cite

Individual differences in the day-to-day variability of pain, fatigue, and well-being in patients with rheumatic disease: associations with psychological variables.

Journal Article Pain · April 2012 This report examines day-to-day variability in rheumatology patients' ratings of pain and related quality-of-life variables as well as predictors of that variability. Data from 2 studies were used. The hypothesis was that greater psychological distress (i. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prospective study of factors predicting adherence to surveillance mammography in women treated for breast cancer.

Journal Article J Clin Oncol · March 10, 2012 PURPOSE: This prospective study examined the factors that predicted sustained adherence to surveillance mammography in women treated for breast cancer. METHODS: Breast cancer survivors (N = 204) who were undergoing surveillance mammography completed questi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Meeting them where they are: Using the Internet to deliver behavioral medicine interventions for pain.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · March 2012 Pharmacological and interventional pain medicine treatments are emphasized in the routine treatment of chronic pain despite strong evidence for the efficacy and safety of behavioral approaches. Most medical professionals have not incorporated behavioral pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development and Analysis of PROMIS Pain Intensity Scale

Conference QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH · January 1, 2012 Link to item Cite

Pilot feasibility study of a telephone-based couples intervention for physical intimacy and sexual concerns in colorectal cancer.

Journal Article J Sex Marital Ther · 2012 No studies have tested interventions addressing the sexual concerns of colorectal cancer patients and their partners. The authors reported findings from a pilot feasibility study of a novel telephone-based intimacy enhancement protocol that addresses the i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neuroimaging of pain: A psychosocial perspective

Journal Article · December 1, 2011 The past 60 years has witnessed major changes in the way that pain is conceptualized and treated. In the 1950s, pain was generally conceptualized using a sensory model that maintained that pain is a simple sensory event that warned of tissue damage. Treatm ... Full text Cite

Pain acceptance, hope, and optimism: relationships to pain and adjustment in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Journal Article J Pain · November 2011 UNLABELLED: There is growing interest in the role that positive aspects of psychological adjustment, such as pain acceptance, hope, and optimism, may play in explaining adjustment in persons suffering from persistent pain. This study conducted in obese pat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain and emotion: a biopsychosocial review of recent research.

Journal Article J Clin Psychol · September 2011 OBJECTIVE AND METHOD: Research on emotion and pain has burgeoned. We review the last decade's literature, focusing on links between emotional processes and persistent pain. RESULTS: Neurobiological research documents the neural processes that distinguish a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial issues in cancer pain.

Journal Article Curr Pain Headache Rep · August 2011 Cancer pain is a complex and multidimensional experience that affects and is affected by psychological and social factors. This article reviews recent research that points to a number of key psychosocial factors associated with pain, including psychologica ... Full text Link to item Cite

Proactive recruitment of cancer patients' social networks into a smoking cessation trial.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · July 2011 BACKGROUND: This report describes the characteristics associated with successful enrollment of smokers in the social networks (i.e., family and close friends) of patients with lung cancer into a smoking cessation intervention. METHODS: Lung cancer patients ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training for patients with elevated pain catastrophizing who are scheduled for knee arthroplasty: a quasi-experimental study.

Journal Article Arch Phys Med Rehabil · June 2011 OBJECTIVES: To (1) describe a behavioral intervention designed for patients with elevated pain catastrophizing who are scheduled for knee arthroplasty, and (2) use a quasi-experimental design to evaluate the potential efficacy of the intervention on pain s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Non-verbal cues to osteoarthritic knee and/or hip pain in elders.

Journal Article Res Nurs Health · June 2011 Behavioral cues are believed to be useful to identify pain among elders who may be experiencing pain but unable to express it. To examine this assumption, we recruited 192 elders who could verbally express pain to determine whether regression models combin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom experiences and nonadherent medication-taking behaviors of breast cancer patients taking adjuvant hormone therapy.

Journal Article J Clin Oncol · May 20, 2011 524 Background: Many breast cancer patients do not adhere to prescribed adjuvant hormone therapy. This pilot study explored symptom experiences and medication adherence behaviors. METHODS: Eligible women were postmenopausal, had hormone receptor positive s ... Link to item Cite

Treatment expectation for pain coping skills training: relationship to osteoarthritis patients' baseline psychosocial characteristics.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · May 2011 OBJECTIVES: This study examined predictors of treatment expectation among osteoarthritis (OA) patients in a multisite clinical trial of pain coping skills training (CST). METHODS: Patients (N=171) completed a pretreatment assessment battery that asked ques ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of coping skills training and sertraline in patients with non-cardiac chest pain: a randomized controlled study.

Journal Article Pain · April 2011 Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is a common and distressing condition. Prior studies suggest that psychotropic medication or pain coping skills training (CST) may benefit NCCP patients. To our knowledge, no clinical trials have examined the separate and comb ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sexual functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®).

Journal Article Psychooncology · April 2011 OBJECTIVE: Cancer and treatments for cancer affect specific aspects of sexual functioning and intimacy; however, limited qualitative work has been done in diverse cancer populations. As part of an effort to improve measurement of self-reported sexual funct ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral medicine: a voyage to the future.

Journal Article Ann Behav Med · April 2011 This paper discusses trends and future directions in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. The first briefly reviews key developments in the history of behavioral medicine. The second section highlights trends and future directions in pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Supporting implementation of evidence-based behavioral interventions: the role of data liquidity in facilitating translational behavioral medicine.

Journal Article Transl Behav Med · March 2011 The advancement of translational behavioral medicine will require that we discover new methods of managing large volumes of data from disparate sources such as disease surveillance systems, public health systems, and health information systems containing p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Repressive coping style: relationships with depression, pain, and pain coping strategies in lung cancer outpatients.

Journal Article Lung Cancer · February 2011 Researchers have shown that coping style is related to pain and adjustment in people with chronic illness. This study was the first to examine how coping style related to pain, pain coping strategies, and depression in lung cancer outpatients. We conducted ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictive relationships between chronic pain and negative emotions: a 4-month daily process study using Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response (TIVR).

Journal Article Compr Psychiatry · 2011 This article examines temporal relationships between negative emotions and pain in a cohort of 33 patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain enrolled in a telephone-based relapse prevention program (Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response [TIVR]), after 11 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Caregiver-assisted coping skills training for lung cancer: results of a randomized clinical trial.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · January 2011 CONTEXT: Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States and is associated with high levels of symptoms, including pain, fatigue, shortness of breath, and psychological distress. Caregivers and patients are adversely affected. However, p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Stress buffering effects of daily spousal support on women's daily emotional and physical experiences in the context of breast cancer concerns.

Journal Article Health Psychol · January 2011 OBJECTIVE: This study examined whether the relationship between daily spousal support and daily psychological and physical outcomes varied as a function of level of breast cancer related concern (stress buffering model). DESIGN: Ninety-five women with earl ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chronic pain and adherence

Journal Article · December 1, 2010 Chronic pain of non-malignant etiology is a significant problem. Chronic non-malignant pain is typically defined as pain that persists for 3 months or longer and that is non-life threatening [1, 2]. Among the most common chronic pain conditions are chronic ... Full text Cite

Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response (TIVR) to reduce analgesic medication use for chronic pain management.

Journal Article J Pain · December 2010 UNLABELLED: This paper examines whether a telephone-based, automated maintenance enhancement program can help to reduce opioid and nonsteroidal anti-inflamatory drugs (NSAID) analgesic use in patients with chronic pain. Following 11 weeks of group cognitiv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Contribution of cancer symptoms, dysfunctional sleep related thoughts, and sleep inhibitory behaviors to the insomnia process in breast cancer survivors: a daily process analysis.

Journal Article Sleep · November 2010 STUDY OBJECTIVES: using a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral model of insomnia and a daily process approach, this study was conducted to examine the contribution of cancer symptoms and dysfunctional sleep related thoughts and behaviors to the process of in ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Pragmatic-Explanatory Continuum Indicator Summary (PRECIS) instrument was useful for refining a randomized trial design: experiences from an investigative team.

Journal Article J Clin Epidemiol · November 2010 OBJECTIVE: A recently published instrument (PRECIS) was designed to assist investigative teams in understanding the various design decisions that need to be made regarding pragmatic vs. explanatory trials. Our team used this instrument during an investigat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sleep-wake functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®)).

Journal Article Psychooncology · October 2010 OBJECTIVE: Cancer and its treatments disturb sleep-wake functioning; however, there is little information available on the characteristics and consequences of sleep problems associated with cancer. As part of an effort to improve measurement of sleep-wake ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neurosteroids and self-reported pain in veterans who served in the U.S. Military after September 11, 2001.

Journal Article Pain Med · October 2010 OBJECTIVE: Nearly half of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans experience continued pain post-deployment. Several investigations report analgesic effects of allopregnanolone and other neurosteroids in animal models, but few data are ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain and functioning of rheumatoid arthritis patients based on marital status: is a distressed marriage preferable to no marriage?

Journal Article J Pain · October 2010 UNLABELLED: Relationships may influence adjustment to chronic pain conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We examined how both marital status and marital adjustment were related to pain, physical disability, and psychological disability in 255 adult ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sexual concerns in cancer patients: a comparison of GI and breast cancer patients.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · September 2010 PURPOSE: Although sexual concerns have been examined in breast cancer (BC), these concerns remain understudied and undertreated for patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. Objectives were to: (1) assess sexual concerns in GI cancer patients compared wi ... Full text Link to item Cite

PAIN COPING IN OSTEOARTHRITIS: CURRENT STATE OF THE SCIENCE

Conference INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · August 1, 2010 Link to item Cite

PAIN COPING IN OSTEOARTHRITIS: CURRENT STATE OF THE SCIENCE

Conference INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · August 1, 2010 Link to item Cite

Hope in the context of lung cancer: relationships of hope to symptoms and psychological distress.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · August 2010 CONTEXT: Hope may be important in explaining the variability in how patients adjust to lung cancer. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine how hope, as conceptualized by Snyder et al., is associated with multiple indices of adjustment to lung can ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping with sexual concerns after cancer: the use of flexible coping.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · July 2010 INTRODUCTION: Although cancer treatment commonly has a negative impact on sexual functioning, sexual concerns are still largely undertreated in routine cancer care. The medical model that guides current approaches to sexual care in cancer does not adequate ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development of a PROMIS item bank to measure pain interference.

Journal Article Pain · July 2010 This paper describes the psychometric properties of the PROMIS-pain interference (PROMIS-PI) bank. An initial candidate item pool (n=644) was developed and evaluated based on the review of existing instruments, interviews with patients, and consultation wi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Comparison of pain measures among patients with osteoarthritis.

Journal Article J Pain · June 2010 UNLABELLED: This study compared recalled average pain, assessed at the end of the day, with the average of real-time pain ratings recorded throughout the day among patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Participants (N = 157) with hand, hip, or knee OA complet ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disease severity and domain-specific arthritis self-efficacy: relationships to pain and functioning in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) · June 2010 OBJECTIVE: To examine the degree to which disease severity and domains of self-efficacy (pain, function, and other symptoms) explain pain and functioning in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. METHODS: Patients (n = 263) completed the Arthritis Impact Meas ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychologic Interventions for Cancer Pain

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Psychological approaches to understanding and treating arthritis pain.

Journal Article Nat Rev Rheumatol · April 2010 Arthritis pain has traditionally been evaluated from a biomedical perspective, but there is increasing evidence that psychological factors have an important role in patients' adjustment to arthritis pain. The evolution of pain theories has led to the devel ... Full text Link to item Cite

Racial differences in osteoarthritis pain and function: potential explanatory factors.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · February 2010 OBJECTIVE: This study examined factors underlying racial differences in pain and function among patients with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: Participants were n=491 African Americans and Caucasians enrolled in a clinical trial of telephone-b ... Full text Link to item Cite

Integrative and behavioral approaches to the treatment of cancer-related neuropathic pain.

Journal Article Oncologist · 2010 Integrative oncology is the synthesis of mainstream cancer care and evidence-based complementary therapies. Complementary strategies include massage therapies, acupuncture, fitness, and mind-body techniques, which take advantage of the reciprocal relations ... Full text Link to item Cite

Multi-modal examination of psychological and interpersonal distinctions among MPI coping clusters: a preliminary study.

Journal Article J Pain · January 2010 UNLABELLED: The Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) is a widely used instrument to characterize distinct psychosocial subgroups of patients with chronic pain: Adaptive (AC), Dysfunctional (DYS), and Interpersonally Distressed (ID). To date, several quest ... Full text Link to item Cite

Understanding and enhancing patient and partner adjustment to disease-related pain: A biopsychosocial perspective

Journal Article · December 1, 2009 Persistent, disease-related pain is a challenge not only for patients who experience it, but also for their loved ones. There is growing interest in involving partners and caregivers in pain management efforts. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss fac ... Full text Cite

Racial differences in gait mechanics associated with knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Aging Clin Exp Res · December 2009 BACKGROUND AND AIMS: This study examines racial differences in gait mechanics in persons with knee osteoarthritis and the influence of anthropometrics, educational level, radiographic disease severity (rOA), and self-report measures of pain and disability ... Full text Link to item Cite

Multidimensional Pain Inventory-Screening Chinese version (MPI-sC): psychometric testing in terminal cancer patients in Taiwan.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · December 2009 INTRODUCTION: Cancer pain is identified as a multidimensional experience, but relatively few brief instruments are available for assessing the complex pain-related experiences of terminal cancer patients in Taiwan. The purposes of this study were to (1) tr ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship of self-reported pain and functional impairment to gait mechanics in overweight and obese persons with knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Arch Phys Med Rehabil · November 2009 OBJECTIVE: To examine the degree to which 2 commonly used measures of pain and disability, the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS) and the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC), relate to objective gait measurements. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development and psychometric analysis of the PROMIS pain behavior item bank.

Journal Article Pain · November 2009 The measurement of pain behavior is a key component of the assessment of persons with chronic pain; however, few self-reported pain behavior instruments have been developed. We developed a pain behavior item bank as part of the Patient-Reported Outcome Mea ... Full text Link to item Cite

Daily pain variations among patients with hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article Osteoarthritis Cartilage · October 2009 OBJECTIVE: This study examined within-day osteoarthritis (OA)-related pain patterns and associated patient characteristics. METHODS: Participants with physician diagnoses and self-reported symptoms of hand (N=40), hip (N=32), and knee (N=85) OA recorded pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain catastrophizing in patients with noncardiac chest pain: relationships with pain, anxiety, and disability.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · October 2009 OBJECTIVE: To examine the contributions of chest pain, anxiety, and pain catastrophizing to disability in 97 patients with noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) and to test whether chest pain and anxiety were related indirectly to greater disability via pain catast ... Full text Link to item Cite

Using cognitive interviews to evaluate items for measuring sexual functioning across cancer populations: improvements and remaining challenges.

Journal Article Qual Life Res · October 2009 PURPOSE: One goal of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) is to develop a measure of sexual functioning that broadens the definition of sexual activity and incorporates items that reflect constructs identified as important ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping in Latino populations.

Journal Article J Pain · October 2009 UNLABELLED: Although there has been a rapid increase in Latino populations in the United States over the last 10 years, health research with Latino cultural groups is sorely lacking. In the area of pain-coping research, one consequence of the limited resea ... Full text Link to item Cite

Yoga of Awareness program for menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors: results from a randomized trial.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · October 2009 GOAL OF WORK: Breast cancer survivors have limited options for the treatment of hot flashes and related symptoms. Further, therapies widely used to prevent recurrence in survivors, such as tamoxifen, tend to induce or exacerbate menopausal symptoms. The ai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Partner-assisted emotional disclosure for patients with gastrointestinal cancer: results from a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Cancer · September 15, 2009 BACKGROUND: For patients with cancer who are married or in an intimate relationship, their relationships with their partners play a critical role in their adaptation to illness. However, cancer patients and their partners often have difficulty in talking w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Response to Knittle

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Psychosocial factors and the pain experience of osteoarthritis patients: new findings and new directions.

Journal Article Curr Opin Rheumatol · September 2009 PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present paper reviews recent psychosocial research in the area of osteoarthritis pain. First, the review highlights studies of psychosocial factors that can influence osteoarthritis pain. Next, research testing the efficacy of psycho ... Full text Link to item Cite

The impact of cognitive behavioral group training on event-free survival in patients with myocardial infarction: the ENRICHD experience.

Journal Article J Psychosom Res · July 2009 OBJECTIVE: Although the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease (ENRICHD) treatment was designed to include individual therapy and cognitive behavioral group training for patients with depression and/or low perceived social support, only 31% of treate ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear in osteoarthritis patients: relationships to pain and disability.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · May 2009 This study examined the degree to which pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear explain pain, psychological disability, physical disability, and walking speed in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Participants in this study were 106 individu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological determinants of problematic outcomes following Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Journal Article Pain · May 2009 The primary objective of the present study was to examine the role of pain-related psychological factors in predicting pain and disability following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). The study sample consisted of 75 (46 women, 29 men) individuals with osteoar ... Full text Link to item Cite

Caregiver-assisted coping skills training for patients with COPD: background, design, and methodological issues for the INSPIRE-II study.

Journal Article Clin Trials · April 2009 BACKGROUND: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive illness characterized by airflow obstruction and dyspnea that afflicts over 12 million people and represents a leading cause of death in the United States. Not surprisingly, COPD is ... Full text Link to item Cite

Initial report of the cancer Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) sexual function committee: review of sexual function measures and domains used in oncology.

Journal Article Cancer · March 15, 2009 For this report, the authors described the initial activities of the Cancer Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)-Sexual Function domain group, which is part of the National Institutes of Health Roadmap Initiative to develop bri ... Full text Link to item Cite

A couple-based intervention for female breast cancer.

Journal Article Psychooncology · March 2009 OBJECTIVE: Although women's breast cancer affects both women and their male partners, as well as their relationships, few interventions have been developed to work with couples confronting breast cancer. The current investigation presents the pilot results ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent smoking after a diagnosis of lung cancer is associated with higher reported pain levels.

Journal Article J Pain · March 2009 UNLABELLED: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of smoking status after a diagnosis of lung cancer on reported pain levels. We conducted a telephone survey of patients with lung cancer identified from 4 participating sites between Septembe ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological interventions for cancer pain

Chapter · January 1, 2009 Over the past 15 years, psychological interventions have emerged as a useful adjunct to medical approaches to cancer pain management. Psychological interventions offer several advantages in cancer pain management. First, they can enhance patients' sense of ... Full text Cite

Acute pain: A psychosocial perspective

Chapter · January 1, 2009 Our understanding of the psychosocial aspects of pain has advanced considerably since the early 1980s. Much has been learned about psychosocial factors that influence pain and psychosocial interventions that can enhance pain control. Recently, there has be ... Full text Cite

Sex differences in biomechanics associated with knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article J Women Aging · 2009 Osteoarthritis of the knee is seen more frequently in females than males. However, few studies have examined the interplay of gender, gait mechanics, pain, and disability in persons with osteoarthritis. This study examines the influence of anthropometrics, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Does classification of persons with fibromyalgia into Multidimensional Pain Inventory subgroups detect differences in outcome after a standard chronic pain management program?

Journal Article Pain Res Manag · 2009 INTRODUCTION: The present study aimed to replicate and validate the empirically derived subgroup classification based on the Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) in a sample of highly disabled fibromyalgia (FM) patients. Second, it examined how the identi ... Full text Link to item Cite

The symptoms of osteoarthritis and the genesis of pain.

Journal Article Med Clin North Am · January 2009 This article delineates the characteristic symptoms and signs associated with OA and how they can be used to make the clinical diagnosis. The predominant symptom in most patients is pain. The remainder of the article focuses on what we know causes pain in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Domain specific self-efficacy mediates the impact of pain catastrophizing on pain and disability in overweight and obese osteoarthritis patients.

Journal Article J Pain · October 2008 UNLABELLED: This study examined whether self-efficacy mediated the relationship between pain catastrophizing and pain and disability. Participants were 192 individuals diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees who were overweight or obese. Multiple m ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain communication in the context of osteoarthritis: patient and partner self-efficacy for pain communication and holding back from discussion of pain and arthritis-related concerns.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · October 2008 OBJECTIVES: This preliminary study examined aspects of pain communication (self-efficacy for pain communication and holding back from discussing pain and arthritis-related concerns) among patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and their partners, and associatio ... Full text Link to item Cite

Validity of pain behaviors in persons with mild to moderate cognitive impairment.

Journal Article J Am Geriatr Soc · September 2008 OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the validity of traditional pain behaviors (guarding, bracing, rubbing, grimacing, and sighing) in persons with and without cognitive impairment and chronic low back pain (CLBP). DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: Out ... Full text Link to item Cite

The symptoms of osteoarthritis and the genesis of pain.

Journal Article Rheum Dis Clin North Am · August 2008 Symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) causes substantial physical and psychosocial disability. This article delineates the characteristic symptoms and signs associated with OA and how they can be used to make the clinical diagnosis. The predominant symptom in mo ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-efficacy for managing pain, symptoms, and function in patients with lung cancer and their informal caregivers: associations with symptoms and distress.

Journal Article Pain · July 15, 2008 This study examined self-efficacy for managing pain, symptoms, and function in patients with lung cancer and their caregivers, and associations between self-efficacy and patient and caregiver adjustment. One hundred and fifty-two patients with early stage ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation.

Journal Article J Psychosom Res · July 2008 OBJECTIVE: Patients with end-stage lung disease (ESLD) experience significant decrements in quality of life (QOL). Although coping strategies are related to QOL in patients with ESLD, the extent to which specific native lung disease moderates this relation ... Full text Link to item Cite

A randomized, controlled trial of emotional disclosure in rheumatoid arthritis: can clinician assistance enhance the effects?

Journal Article Pain · July 2008 Emotional disclosure by writing or talking about stressful life experiences improves health status in non-clinical populations, but its success in clinical populations, particularly rheumatoid arthritis (RA), has been mixed. In this randomized, controlled ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain behavior in rheumatoid arthritis patients: identification of pain behavior subgroups.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · July 2008 This study used Ward's minimum variance hierarchical cluster analysis to identify homogeneous subgroups of rheumatoid arthritis patients suffering from chronic pain who exhibited similar pain behavior patterns during a videotaped behavior sample. Ninety-tw ... Full text Link to item Cite

Arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating: relationships to pain, disability, and eating behavior in overweight and obese individuals with osteoarthritic knee pain.

Journal Article Pain · June 2008 This study examined arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating as predictors of pain, disability, and eating behaviors in overweight or obese patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Patients (N=174) with a body mass index between ... Full text Link to item Cite

Couple-Oriented Education and Support Intervention for Osteoarthritis: Effects on Spouses' Support and Responses to Patient Pain.

Journal Article Fam Syst Health · June 1, 2008 The purpose of this study was to determine whether a couple-oriented education and support intervention for osteoarthritis was more efficacious than a similar patient-oriented intervention in terms of enhancing spouses' support of patients and their positi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychologic interventions and lifestyle modifications for arthritis pain management.

Journal Article Rheum Dis Clin North Am · May 2008 This article provides an overview of self-management interventions used to manage pain in patients who have arthritis. The article is divided in two major sections. The first section reviews psychologic interventions used to manage arthritis pain, includin ... Full text Link to item Cite

Applying centrality of event to persistent pain: a preliminary view.

Journal Article J Pain · March 2008 UNLABELLED: Living with persistent pain is a complex experience. Based on clinical observations, persistent pain is often described as a stressful life event that has significantly altered how patients view themselves and the world around them. The Central ... Full text Link to item Cite

Genetic and environmental determinants of postthoracotomy pain syndrome.

Journal Article Curr Opin Anaesthesiol · February 2008 PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Pain after thoracic surgery may persist for up to a year or longer in as many as 50% of patients undergoing lung resection. There is currently no specific therapy, and our ability to predict who will develop a persistent pain syndrome is ... Full text Link to item Cite

Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response for chronic pain reduction and relapse prevention.

Journal Article Pain · February 2008 We developed Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response (TIVR) as an automated, telephone-based tool for maintenance enhancement following group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain. TIVR has four components: a daily self-monitoring questionnair ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain catastrophizing in borderline morbidly obese and morbidly obese individuals with osteoarthritic knee pain.

Journal Article Pain Res Manag · 2008 OBJECTIVE: There is limited information about how morbidly obese osteoarthritis (OA) patients cope with the pain they experience. Pain catastrophizing is an important predictor of pain and adjustment in persons with persistent pain. This may be particularl ... Full text Link to item Cite

YOGA FOR WOMEN WITH METASTATIC BREAST CANCER: RESULTS FROM A PILOT STUDY

Journal Article ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE · December 1, 2007 Link to item Cite

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN CORRELATES OF GI CANCER PATIENTS' DISCLOSURE TO THEIR SPOUSES

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Effects of day-to-day affect regulation on the pain experience of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Journal Article Pain · September 2007 Individual differences in the regulation of affect are known to impact pain and other symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis. However, no studies have yet used a rigorous daily diary methodology to address the question of whether current pain is reduced when pos ... Full text Link to item Cite

The sexual function domain of the NIHPROMIS: Preliminary report

Journal Article PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY · September 1, 2007 Link to item Cite

Conflict about expressing emotions and chronic low back pain: associations with pain and anger.

Journal Article J Pain · May 2007 UNLABELLED: There has been growing interest among researchers and clinicians in the role of ambivalence over emotional expression (AEE) in adjustment to chronic illness. Because of the salience of anger in chronic low back pain, this condition provides a p ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological interventions for arthritis pain management in adults: a meta-analysis.

Journal Article Health Psychol · May 2007 CONTEXT: The psychosocial impact of arthritis can be profound. There is growing interest in psychosocial interventions for managing pain and disability in arthritis patients. OBJECTIVE: This meta-analysis reports on the efficacy of psychosocial interventio ... Full text Link to item Cite

Couple-oriented education and support intervention: Effects on individuals with osteoarthritis and their spouses

Journal Article Rehabilitation Psychology · May 1, 2007 Objective: To determine whether a couple-oriented intervention for osteoarthritis (OA) was more efficacious than a patient-oriented intervention and whether each intervention was more efficacious than usual medical care. Research Design: 242 older adults w ... Full text Cite

Yoga for women with metastatic breast cancer: results from a pilot study.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · March 2007 Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) remains a terminal illness for which major treatment advances are slow to appear, and hence it is crucial that effective palliative interventions be developed to reduce the cancer-related symptoms of women with this condition ... Full text Link to item Cite

Facilitating research participation and improving quality of life for African American prostate cancer survivors and their intimate partners. A pilot study of telephone-based coping skills training.

Journal Article Cancer · January 15, 2007 African American men experience worse prostate cancer outcomes compared with those of Caucasian men, not only in incidence and mortality rates, but also in coping with the side effects of treatment. Unfortunately, African American men have been significant ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spirituality, religion, and clinical outcomes in patients recovering from an acute myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · 2007 OBJECTIVE: To assess the prospective relationship between spiritual experiences and health in a sample of patients surviving an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with depression or low social support. METHODS: A subset of 503 patients participating in the ... Full text Link to item Cite

An interdisciplinary expert consensus statement on assessment of pain in older persons.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · January 2007 This paper represents an expert-based consensus statement on pain assessment among older adults. It is intended to provide recommendations that will be useful for both researchers and clinicians. Contributors were identified based on literature prominence ... Full text Link to item Cite

Partner-delivered reflexology: effects on cancer pain and anxiety.

Journal Article Oncol Nurs Forum · January 2007 PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of partner-delivered foot reflexology and usual care plus attention on patients' perceived pain and anxiety. DESIGN: The experimental pretest/post-test design included patient-partner dyads randomly assigned to an ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive behavioral approaches to the treatment of pain.

Journal Article Psychopharmacol Bull · 2007 How can cognitive-behavioral therapy benefit patients with persistent pain? The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of cognitive-behavioral treatment approaches to persistent pain. The review is divided into four sections. In the first section ... Link to item Cite

A comparison of conventional pain coping skills training and pain coping skills training with a maintenance training component: a daily diary analysis of short- and long-term treatment effects.

Journal Article J Pain · September 2006 UNLABELLED: Pain coping skills training (PCST) has been shown to produce immediate improvements in pain and disability in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, some patients have difficulty maintaining these gains. This study compared a conventional PCST pro ... Full text Link to item Cite

Telephone-based coping skills training for patients awaiting lung transplantation.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · June 2006 Impaired quality of life is associated with increased mortality in patients with advanced lung disease. Using a randomized controlled trial with allocation concealment and blinded outcome assessment at 2 tertiary care teaching hospitals, the authors random ... Full text Link to item Cite

Older spouses' perceptions of partners' chronic arthritis pain: implications for spousal responses, support provision, and caregiving experiences.

Journal Article Psychol Aging · June 2006 This study of older patients with osteoarthritis and their spouses examined concordance between patients' and spouses' reports of patients' pain severity and the association of concordance with support and caregiving outcomes. Patients and spouses independ ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of a brief coping skills training intervention on nociceptive flexion reflex threshold in patients having osteoarthritic knee pain: a preliminary laboratory study of sex differences.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · March 2006 Studies have documented the efficacy of coping skills training (CST) for managing pain, distress, and disability in persons with arthritis. However, no laboratory studies have examined the effects of CST on descending modulation of nociception. This study ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disclosure between patients with gastrointestinal cancer and their spouses.

Journal Article Psychooncology · December 2005 This study examined patterns of disclosure about cancer-related concerns between patients with GI cancer and their spouses, and associations between patient and spouse disclosure and patient adjustment, spouse adjustment, and aspects of relationship functi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ambivalence over emotional expression in patients with gastrointestinal cancer and their caregivers: associations with patient pain and quality of life.

Journal Article Pain · October 2005 This study examined the role of patient and caregiver ambivalence over emotional expression (AEE) in pain and quality of life (QOL) in a sample of 78 patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. Measures of ambivalence over emotional expression as well as r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Loving-kindness meditation for chronic low back pain: results from a pilot trial.

Journal Article J Holist Nurs · September 2005 PURPOSE: Loving-kindness meditation has been used for centuries in the Buddhist tradition to develop love and transform anger into compassion. This pilot study tested an 8-week loving-kindness program for chronic low back pain patients. METHOD: Patients (N ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mood disorders in the medically ill: scientific review and recommendations.

Journal Article Biol Psychiatry · August 1, 2005 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review is to assess the relationship between mood disorders and development, course, and associated morbidity and mortality of selected medical illnesses, review evidence for treatment, and determine needs in clinical practic ... Full text Link to item Cite

A pilot study investigating the utility of the cognitive-behavioral model of insomnia in early-stage lung cancer patients.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · August 2005 This pilot study investigated the utility of a cognitive-behavioral model in understanding insomnia in early-stage lung cancer patients. Nineteen patients meeting criteria for insomnia and a comparison group of 13 patients not meeting these criteria comple ... Full text Link to item Cite

Partner-guided cancer pain management at the end of life: a preliminary study.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · March 2005 This preliminary study tested the efficacy of a partner-guided cancer pain management protocol for patients who are at the end of life. Seventy-eight advanced cancer patients meeting criteria for hospice eligibility and their partners were randomly assigne ... Full text Link to item Cite

Forgiveness and chronic low back pain: a preliminary study examining the relationship of forgiveness to pain, anger, and psychological distress.

Journal Article J Pain · February 2005 UNLABELLED: Clinical observations suggest that many patients with chronic pain have difficulty forgiving persons they perceive as having unjustly offended them in some way. By using a sample of 61 patients with chronic low back pain, this study sought to d ... Full text Link to item Cite

Does personality at college entry predict number of reported pain conditions at mid-life? A longitudinal study.

Journal Article J Pain · February 2005 UNLABELLED: The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether personality traits, as assessed by the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), at time of college entry can predict the number of reported pain conditions at an approximate 30-year f ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological approaches to understanding and treating disease-related pain.

Journal Article Annu Rev Psychol · 2005 Psychologists are increasingly involved in the assessment and treatment of disease-related pain such as pain secondary to arthritis or cancer. This review is divided into four sections. In the first section, we provide a conceptual background on this area ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial issues confronting young women with breast cancer.

Journal Article Breast Dis · 2005 The current paper reviews the literature regarding psychosocial issues confronting young women with breast cancer. The findings indicate that younger women with breast cancer experience a lower quality of life after cancer compared to older women. In part, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of depressive symptoms on the treatment of generalized social anxiety disorder.

Journal Article Depress Anxiety · 2005 Patients with depression are often excluded from studies on the treatment of social anxiety disorder (SAD), leaving gaps in our knowledge about the impact of depressive affect on treatment for SAD. Patients participated in a randomized, placebo-controlled ... Full text Link to item Cite

Laboratory pain perception and clinical pain in post-menopausal women and age-matched men with osteoarthritis: relationship to pain coping and hormonal status.

Journal Article Pain · December 2004 The present study examined relationships between pain coping, hormone replacement therapy, and laboratory and clinical pain reports in post-menopausal women and age-matched men with osteoarthritis. Assessment of nociceptive flexion reflex threshold was fol ... Full text Link to item Cite

Gender differences in patient-spouse interactions: a sequential analysis of behavioral interactions in patients having osteoarthritic knee pain.

Journal Article Pain · November 2004 Theory and research suggest that spousal responses to displays of pain behavior can vary markedly. To our knowledge, observational research on spousal responses to pain behavior has been carried out only in chronic low back pain patients, but not in other ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prostate cancer in African Americans: relationship of patient and partner self-efficacy to quality of life.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · November 2004 This study examined the relationship between patient and partner ratings of self-efficacy for symptom control and quality of life (QOL) among 40 African American prostate cancer survivors and their intimate partners. Data analyses revealed that cancer surv ... Full text Link to item Cite

Fluoxetine, comprehensive cognitive behavioral therapy, and placebo in generalized social phobia.

Journal Article Arch Gen Psychiatry · October 2004 BACKGROUND: Generalized social phobia is common, persistent, and disabling and is often treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs or cognitive behavioral therapy. OBJECTIVE: We compared fluoxetine (FLU), comprehensive cognitive behavioral g ... Full text Link to item Cite

The influence of social skills on private and interpersonal emotional disclosure of negative events

Journal Article Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology · October 1, 2004 This study examined the influence of social skills on emotional disclosure in private and interpersonal settings. Eighty-five women with either high or low social skills disclosed an emotionally painful event in private (i.e., to a tape recorder) orto anot ... Full text Cite

Effects of brief pain education on hospitalized cancer patients with moderate to severe pain.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · September 2004 The purpose of this randomized controlled study was to assess the effects of a structured pain education program on the pain experience of hospitalized cancer patients. Eligible cancer pain patients were randomly assigned to either an experimental group (r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Effects of spouse-assisted coping skills training and exercise training in patients with osteoarthritic knee pain: a randomized controlled study.

Journal Article Pain · August 2004 This study tested the separate and combined effects of spouse-assisted pain coping skills training (SA-CST) and exercise training (ET) in a sample of patients having persistent osteoarthritic knee pain. Seventy-two married osteoarthritis (OA) patients with ... Full text Link to item Cite

Gender differences in pain, coping, and mood in individuals having osteoarthritic knee pain: a within-day analysis.

Journal Article Pain · August 2004 This study examined gender differences in prospective within-day assessments of pain, pain coping, and mood in men and women having OA, and analyzed gender differences in dynamic relations between pain, mood, and pain coping. A sample of 64 women and 36 me ... Full text Link to item Cite

The role of biomechanics and inflammation in cartilage injury and repair.

Journal Article Clin Orthop Relat Res · June 2004 Osteoarthritis is a painful and debilitating disease characterized by progressive degenerative changes in the articular cartilage and other joint tissues. Biomechanical factors play a critical role in the initiation and progression of this disease, as evid ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological aspects of persistent pain: current state of the science.

Journal Article J Pain · May 2004 UNLABELLED: This article provides an overview of current research on psychological aspects of persistent pain. It is divided into 3 sections. In section 1, recent studies are reviewed that provide evidence that psychological factors are related to adjustme ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-discrepancy in chronic low back pain: relation to pain, depression, and psychological distress.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · March 2004 Self-discrepancies occur when patients' evaluations of their actual self differ from their views of who they ideally would like to be (ideal self) or feel they ought to be (ought self), or from patients' perceptions of how significant others wish they coul ... Full text Link to item Cite

Tailoring cognitive-behavioral treatment for cancer pain.

Journal Article Pain Manag Nurs · March 2004 Though it has been shown that cancer patients report cognitive, behavioral, and physiologic responses to pain, little attention has been paid to the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) protocols tailored to patient characteristics. To determine ... Full text Link to item Cite

Health psychology: what will the future bring?

Journal Article Health Psychol · March 2004 This commentary highlights several important themes and trends in this series of articles focusing on the future of health psychology. First, the challenges posed by changes in populations will only be met if health psychologists can develop a contextual c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Patterns of opioid analgesic prescription among patients with osteoarthritis.

Journal Article J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother · 2004 This study describes patterns of opioid analgesic prescription during a one-year period among a sample of patients with osteoarthritis (OA). The study sample included 3,061 patients with prior ICD-9 codes indicating a diagnosis of OA who were treated at a ... Link to item Cite

Symptom distress, catastrophic thinking, and hope in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients.

Journal Article Cancer Nurs · December 2003 The purposes of this study were to explore symptom distress, catastrophic thinking (catastrophizing) and hope, and factors predicting hope in Taiwanese nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients within 3 years of receiving radiation therapy (RT). Instruments ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological considerations in the surgical treatment of patients with chronic pain

Journal Article Techniques in Neurosurgery · September 1, 2003 Implantable pain management devices are becoming increasingly popular. The success of these devices, however, often depends on psychological factors being screened out prior to or addressed concomitantly with implanting the device. Currently there is littl ... Full text Cite

One- and two-item measures of pain beliefs and coping strategies.

Journal Article Pain · August 2003 Pain-related beliefs and pain coping strategies are central components of current cognitive-behavioral models of chronic pain, and have been found in numerous studies to be associated significantly with psychosocial and physical disability. However, the le ... Full text Link to item Cite

Persistent pain and depression: a biopsychosocial perspective.

Journal Article Biol Psychiatry · August 1, 2003 This review highlights recent research findings on the relationship between persistent pain and depression and discusses the implications of these findings for future research in persons who suffer from both pain and depression. First, we briefly discuss a ... Full text Link to item Cite

The self-efficacy of family caregivers for helping cancer patients manage pain at end-of-life.

Journal Article Pain · May 2003 This preliminary study examined the self-efficacy of family caregivers with regard to helping cancer patients manage pain at end of life. A sample of 63 family caregivers of hospice-eligible cancer patients with pain provided ratings of their self-efficacy ... Full text Link to item Cite

The social context of gastrointestinal cancer pain: a preliminary study examining the relation of patient pain catastrophizing to patient perceptions of social support and caregiver stress and negative responses.

Journal Article Pain · May 2003 A number of studies have shown that catastrophizing is an important predictor of pain and disability in persons having persistent pain conditions. The newly developed communal model of catastrophizing maintains that catastrophizing is a part of broader, in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-reports of pain intensity and direct observations of pain behavior: when are they correlated?

Journal Article Pain · March 2003 Meta-analytic techniques were utilized to investigate the relationship between self-reports of pain intensity and direct observations of pain behavior. Estimation of the overall effect size from 29 studies and 85 effect sizes yielded a moderately positive ... Full text Link to item Cite

Distress and motivation for smoking cessation among lung cancer patients' relatives who smoke.

Journal Article J Cancer Educ · 2003 BACKGROUND: Heightened distress at the time of a loved one's lung cancer diagnosis may motivate relatives to quit smoking or could undermine cessation. METHODS: Relatives of new lung cancer patients at Duke were surveyed by telephone to assess diagnosis-re ... Full text Link to item Cite

Feasibility of a dyadic intervention for management of osteoarthritis: a pilot study with older patients and their spousal caregivers.

Journal Article Aging Ment Health · January 2003 This study evaluated a novel intervention for older osteoarthritis (OA) patients and their spousal caregivers that consisted of standard patient education supplemented by information related to effectively managing arthritis as a couple. Twenty-four female ... Full text Link to item Cite

Automated telephone as an adjunct for the treatment of chronic pain: a pilot study.

Journal Article J Pain · December 2002 The objective of this study was to test whether Interactive Voice Response (IVR) can be used to enhance the therapeutic outcome of patients receiving group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain. Ten subjects with chronic pain syndromes partic ... Full text Link to item Cite

Relationship between pain-specific beliefs and adherence to analgesic regimens in Taiwanese cancer patients: a preliminary study.

Journal Article J Pain Symptom Manage · October 2002 This pilot cross-sectional study aimed to 1) explore pain beliefs and adherence to prescribed analgesics in Taiwanese cancer patients, and 2) examine how selected pain beliefs, pain sensory characteristics, and demographic factors predict analgesic adheren ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perceptions of patients' self-efficacy for managing pain and lung cancer symptoms: correspondence between patients and family caregivers.

Journal Article Pain · July 2002 This study examined the degree of correspondence between lung cancer patients and their family caregivers in their perceptions of the patients' self-efficacy for managing pain and other symptoms of lung cancer, and the association of this correspondence to ... Full text Link to item Cite

Recent advances and future directions in the biopsychosocial assessment and treatment of arthritis.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · June 2002 This article provides an overview of the emerging literature on biopsychosocial assessment and treatment for two of the most common forms of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The article is divided into 3 parts. In the 1st part, the basic ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral medicine: 2002 and beyond.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · June 2002 This article highlights future directions for research and practice in behavioral medicine. Topics addressed include social and environmental issues, the role of technology, translational research, improving and developing interventions, and professional t ... Full text Link to item Cite

The assessment of pain behavior: implications for applied psychophysiology and future research directions.

Journal Article Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback · June 2002 Persons who have pain engage in behaviors such as resting in bed, taking medication, moving in a guarded fashion, or grimacing that communicate the fact that pain is being experienced. Pain-related behaviors increasingly are viewed as an important target i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Point of view.

Journal Article Spine (Phila Pa 1976) · June 1, 2002 Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral medicine and clinical health psychology: introduction to the special issue, a view from the decade of behavior.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · June 2002 This collection of articles follows prior special issues on behavioral medicine published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 1982 and 1992. From the vantage point of the Decade of Behavior, the field has grown in scope, depth of basic ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive behavioral approaches to the treatment of pain

Journal Article Economics of Neuroscience · February 1, 2002 How can cognitive-behavioral therapy benefit patients with persistent pain? The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of cognitive-behavioral treatment approaches to persistent pain. The review is divided into four sections. In the first section ... Cite

Behavioral medicine and clinical health psychology: A view from the decade of behavior

Journal Article Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology · 2002 Cite

Memory for pain: the relationship of pain catastrophizing to the recall of daily rheumatoid arthritis pain.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · 2002 OBJECTIVE: The assumption that individuals are capable of accurately recalling past painful experiences has been a fundamental tenet of a number of cognitive-behavioral theories of pain, including the gate control theory. However, there has been very littl ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changing face of pain: evolution of pain research in psychosomatic medicine.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · 2002 OBJECTIVE: This article provides an overview of how psychosomatic research on pain has evolved over the past 60 years as exemplified by studies published in Psychosomatic Medicine. METHODS: Each issue of Psychosomatic Medicine from 1939 to 1999 was reviewe ... Full text Link to item Cite

Race, ethnicity and pain.

Journal Article Pain · November 2001 The current paper provides a brief overview of research on the effects of race and ethnicity on pain. More specifically, the article reviews the utility of the concepts of race and ethnicity for pain research, suggests operational definitions of race and e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain and emotion: new research directions.

Journal Article J Clin Psychol · April 2001 Recently, there has been growing interest in the relation between pain and emotion. Numerous recent studies have been conducted in this area. This article provides an introduction to this interesting area by highlighting selected research topics including ... Full text Link to item Cite

Living with rheumatoid arthritis: the role of daily spirituality and daily religious and spiritual coping.

Journal Article J Pain · April 2001 The objective of this preliminary study was to evaluate more fully the role of daily spiritual experiences and daily religious/spiritual coping in the experience of individuals with pain due to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Thirty-five individuals with RA wer ... Full text Link to item Cite

Theoretical perspectives on the relation between catastrophizing and pain.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · March 2001 The tendency to "catastrophize" during painful stimulation contributes to more intense pain experience and increased emotional distress. Catastrophizing has been broadly conceived as an exaggerated negative "mental set" brought to bear during painful exper ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship of gender to pain, pain behavior, and disability in osteoarthritis patients: the role of catastrophizing.

Journal Article Pain · September 2000 One hundred and sixty-eight patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees participated in this study. Of the participants, 72 were men and 96 were women. All participants completed the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS), underwent a 10 min standar ... Full text Link to item Cite

Understanding the adoption of arthritis self-management: stages of change profiles among arthritis patients.

Journal Article Pain · September 2000 Clinical observations and recent studies suggest that arthritis patients vary considerably in their involvement in self-management efforts. In the literature on health promotion, there is growing recognition that patients may be at different stages of chan ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship of daily mood and stressful events to symptoms in juvenile rheumatic disease.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · February 2000 OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was 3-fold: 1) to assess the feasibility of a daily diary for use with children with juvenile rheumatic disease (JRD), 2) to describe daily variation in mood, stressful events, and symptoms in children with JRD, and 3) ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-report of pain: Issues and opportunities

Conference SCIENCE OF SELF-REPORT · January 1, 2000 Link to item Cite

Can cognitive-behavioral therapies succeed where medical treatments fail?

Conference PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PAIN · January 1, 2000 Link to item Cite

Effects of coping on health outcome among women with gastrointestinal disorders.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · 2000 BACKGROUND: Studies have shown that the nature and quality of coping may positively or negatively affect health outcome; however, this relationship has not been well studied among patients with gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. OBJECTIVES: The primary objec ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mammography pain in women treated conservatively for breast cancer.

Journal Article J Pain · 2000 In this study, pain during mammography in women treated conservatively for breast cancer was examined. It studied pain intensity and its relation to a variety of demographic, medical, and pain coping variables as well as to objective measures of breast com ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain behavior observation: current status and future directions.

Journal Article Curr Rev Pain · 2000 Individuals who have pain engage in certain pain-related behaviors that tend to communicate their pain to others. There is growing recognition that the careful observation of such pain behaviors is an important component of a comprehensive pain assessment. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Everyday life with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis: independent effects of disease and gender on daily pain, mood, and coping.

Journal Article Pain · December 1999 The effects of disease (form of arthritis) and gender on pain, mood, and pain coping strategies were examined in a prospective 30-day diary study of 71 patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and 76 with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Diary instruments included join ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in nursing home residents: an exploration of prevalence, staff perspectives, and practical aspects of measurement.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · June 1999 OBJECTIVE: To help rectify the underdiagnosis of chronic pain in frail nursing home residents by developing a new feasible pain self-report instrument, the structured pain interview; to use this new tool to estimate pain prevalence and staff's knowledge of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse-assisted coping skills training in the management of knee pain in osteoarthritis: long-term followup results.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · April 1999 OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term effects of a spouse-assisted coping skills intervention in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees, and to evaluate how pre- to posttreatment changes in marital adjustment and self-efficacy relate to long-term im ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chronic pain-associated behaviors in the nursing home: resident versus caregiver perceptions.

Journal Article Pain · April 1999 Pain assessment in nursing home residents poses challenges since many of these individuals are too cognitively impaired to respond to traditional self-report instruments. Assessment of pain behavior in this population offers a logical alternative. The purp ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relationship of arthritis self-efficacy to daily pain, daily mood, and daily pain coping in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Journal Article Pain · March 1999 There is an increasing awareness in the medical community that psychosocial variables such as beliefs in self-efficacy are important determinants of treatment outcome. However, before measures of self-efficacy are widely incorporated into clinical practice ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial assessment of pain in patients having rheumatic diseases.

Journal Article Rheum Dis Clin North Am · February 1999 A variety of reliable and valid psychosocial assessment instruments have been developed. Many of these instruments are brief and easily incorporated into clinical practice settings. Measures of coping, self-efficacy, helplessness, and cognitive distortion ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain: Biopsychosocial mechanisms and management

Journal Article Current Directions in Psychological Science · January 1, 1999 Traditionally, pain has been viewed as a asensory event warning of tissue damage or illness. This explanation fails to account for many of the experiences of people suffering from clinically painful conditions. Over the past two decades, a new biopsychosoc ... Full text Cite

Catastrophizing research: Avoiding conceptual errors and maintaining a balanced perspective

Journal Article Pain Forum · January 1, 1999 This Commentary addresses some common conceptual errors and methodological issues raised by the Focus article by Geisser, Robinson, and Riley. One conceptual error, the problem of confounding coping with outcome, is evident in their assertion that catastro ... Cite

Predicting peak oxygen uptake among older patients with chronic illness.

Journal Article J Cardiopulm Rehabil · 1999 PURPOSE: To compare three equations developed to predict VO2 among patients diagnosed with one of two chronic diseases: essential hypertension (HTN), and fibromyalgia (FM). The equations included the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) equation, the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-management of fibromyalgia: the role of formal coping skills training and physical exercise training programs.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · December 1998 There has been growing interest in the use of formal self-management training programs for people with fibromyalgia (FM). In these programs, health care professionals serve as trainers and provide education about FM and guided instruction in specific self- ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive processes and the pain experience

Journal Article Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain · November 10, 1998 Full text Cite

Predictors of pain self-report in nursing home residents.

Journal Article Aging (Milano) · October 1998 The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of cognitive function and other biopsychosocial factors on test-retest agreement, four-week variability, and intensity of self-reported pain using the verbal 0 to 10 scale and a pain thermometer in 115 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Social context of pain in children with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome: parental pain history and family environment.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · June 1998 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe parental pain history and the family environment as it relates to the functional status of children with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome (JPFS). DESIGN AND OUTCOME MEASURES: Twenty-nine parents of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluating persistent pain in long term care residents: what role for pain maps?

Journal Article Pain · May 1998 The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of the pain map as a pain assessment tool in frail nursing home residents. The study was conducted in two phases. In Phase 1, nursing home staff's knowledge of the locations of resident pain complaints w ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sampling of empirically supported psychological treatments from health psychology: smoking, chronic pain, cancer, and bulimia nervosa.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · February 1998 Interventions in health psychology and behavioral medicine represent an integral area of research for the development of psychological therapies to enhance health behaviors, manage symptoms and sequelae of disease, treat psychological symptoms and disorder ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perspectives on pain-related suffering: presentations and discussions

Journal Article Advances in Mind-Body Medicine · 1998 Cite

Current status and future directions of pain behavior observation

Journal Article Current Review of Pain · 1998 Cite

Pain coping strategies that predict patients' and spouses' ratings of patients' self-efficacy.

Journal Article Pain · November 1997 This study examined the relationship of pain coping strategies to osteoarthritis patients' ratings of self-efficacy and to spouses' ratings of the patients' self-efficacy. Subjects, 130 individuals having osteoarthritis of the knees and persistent knee pai ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping and the pain experience in children with juvenile chronic arthritis.

Journal Article Pain · November 1997 This study examined the pain experience and pain coping of children with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA). The purpose of the study was to describe present pain and the pain coping strategies utilized by children with juvenile chronic arthritis and examine ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping and the pain experience during mammography: a preliminary study.

Journal Article Pain · November 1997 This study examined how pain coping efficacy and pain coping strategies were related to reports of pain during mammography. Subjects were 125 women over the age of 50 undergoing screening mammograms. Prior to their mammogram, all subjects completed the Cop ... Full text Link to item Cite

Negative pain-related thoughts in FM: Relationship to pain and fatigue.

Conference ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM · September 1, 1997 Link to item Cite

Predictors of self-reported pain intensity and stability in the nursing home.

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · September 1, 1997 Link to item Cite

Pain coping and the pain experience in children with juvenile chronic arthritis.

Journal Article ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM · September 1, 1997 Link to item Cite

Self-efficacy for arthritis pain: relationship to perception of thermal laboratory pain stimuli.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · June 1997 OBJECTIVE: To examine how self-efficacy for arthritis pain relates to the perception of controlled laboratory pain stimuli. METHODS: Forty patients with osteoarthritis completed self-report measures of self-efficacy for arthritis pain. They then participat ... Full text Link to item Cite

Biobehavioral pain research: a multi-institute assessment of cross-cutting issues and research needs.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · June 1997 In 1994 ten NIH institutes sponsored an interagency workshop focusing on biobehavioral pain research. The workshop had three major goals: (1) to review the current status of biobehavioral pain research (2) to identify critical research needs, and (3) to en ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Coping Strategies Questionnaire: a large sample, item level factor analysis.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · March 1997 OBJECTIVE: The Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ), a measure of coping in chronic pain patients, was subjected to item-level exploratory factor analysis. SUBJECTS: A sample of 965 chronic pain patients were used in the analysis. RESULTS: Principal compo ... Full text Link to item Cite

Cognitive behavioral control of arthritis pain.

Journal Article Med Clin North Am · January 1997 Cognitive-behavioral approaches appear to offer a viable alternative for the management of arthritis pain. Controlled studies have documented the efficacy of CBT protocols for managing pain in individuals having OA and RA. Preliminary studies examining the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Personality disorders in the chronic pain population: Basic concepts, empirical findings, and clinical implications

Journal Article Pain Forum · January 1, 1997 Personality traits and characteristics have repeatedly been studied in the chronic pain literature. Accurate personality disorder diagnosis is now being conducted in the psychiatric literature through the use of semistructured interview techniques. There h ... Cite

Persistent pain: Cognitive-behavioral approaches to assessment and treatment

Journal Article Seminars in Anesthesia · January 1, 1997 Full text Cite

Pain: From mechanisms to management

Journal Article Health Psychology · 1997 Cite

A computer-assisted observational method for assessing spouses' ratings of osteoarthritis patients' pain

Journal Article Psychology, Health and Medicine · January 1, 1997 This article presents preliminary data on a new method for analysing spouses' ratings of their marital partner's pain. Subjects were 19 individuals with persistent osteoarthritic knee pain and their spouses. Spouses viewed a videotape of the patient engagi ... Full text Cite

The control group dilemma in clinical research: applications for psychosocial and behavioral medicine trials.

Journal Article Psychosom Med · 1997 OBJECTIVE: Clinical research on psychosocial and behavioral medicine interventions has burgeoned in the past two decades, so much so that sole reliance on standard no-treatment control conditions may no longer be appropriate or feasible. We discuss the eth ... Full text Link to item Cite

Religious coping in the nursing home: a biopsychosocial model.

Journal Article Int J Psychiatry Med · 1997 OBJECTIVE: To examine psychosocial and physical health correlates of religious coping in medically ill chronically institutionalized older adults. Religious coping is defined as the extent to which persons use religious beliefs and practices to help them t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping strategies and coping efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis: a daily process analysis.

Journal Article Pain · January 1997 Data from daily diaries were used to analyze pain coping processes in rheumatoid arthritis patients. For 30 consecutive days, 53 individuals described the pain coping strategies they used that day and rated the efficacy of their coping, joint pain, and pos ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in young adults--III: Relationships of three pain-coping measures to pain and activity interference.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · December 1996 The study had two purposes: (a) to examine the relationships among coping strategies measured by the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) (1), the Vanderbilt Pain Management Inventory (VPMI) (2), and the Ways of Coping Inventory (WOC) (3) and identify the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders: the role of coping skills training and exercise interventions.

Journal Article J Orthop Sports Phys Ther · October 1996 There is growing recognition of the limitations of conventional, biomedical approaches to the management of pain in individuals having arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders. This article provides an overview of newly developed biopsychosocial approaches ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain measurement in elders with chronic low back pain: traditional and alternative approaches.

Journal Article Pain · October 1996 Pain evaluation typically relies upon the use of self-report instruments. The validity of these tools is questionable in many older adults, however, particularly those with cognitive impairment. Rating of pain behavior (e.g. grimacing, sighing) by an objec ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spouse-assisted coping skills training in the management of osteoarthritic knee pain.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · August 1996 OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of a spouse-assisted pain-coping skills training intervention on pain, psychological disability, physical disability, pain-coping, and pain behavior in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees. METHODS: Eighty-eight ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain during mammography: characteristics and relationship to demographic and medical variables.

Journal Article Pain · August 1996 Reports of pain during mammography show that there is great variability in both the incidence of reported pain (0.2-62%) and the intensity of that pain. Much of that variability may be due to the measures used to rate mammography pain. This is the first st ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping strategies in children with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome: correlation with pain, physical function, and psychological distress.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · April 1996 OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to describe the coping strategies used by children with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS), and 2) to examine how pain coping relates to measures of pain, disability/function, psychological d ... Full text Link to item Cite

Foreward

Chapter · 1996 Cite

The influence of gender and psychological factors on pain perception

Journal Article Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health · 1996 Cite

Cognitive behavioral therapy for managing pain

Journal Article The Clinical Psychologist · 1996 Cite

A practical guide to biobehavioral assessment and treatment of chronic pain

Journal Article Journal of Practical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health · 1996 Cite

Pain in young adults-III: Comparison of three coping assessment methods

Journal Article Clinical Journal of Pain · 1996 Cite

PAIN IN THE NURSING-HOME - RESIDENT VERSUS STAFF PERCEPTIONS

Conference JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY · September 1, 1995 Link to item Cite

Cluster analyses of pain patients' responses to the SCL-90R.

Journal Article Pain · April 1995 This study sought to identify distinct subgroups of chronic pain patients based on responses to the Symptom Checklist 90-revised (SCL-90R), a measure of psychological distress. Two scoring methods were used: the standard scoring that accompanies the manual ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in young adults. II: The use and perceived effectiveness of pain-coping strategies.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · March 1995 OBJECTIVE: The first goal of the study was to determine the internal reliability of the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) in young adults. The second goal was to examine the relation of the CSQ to reported pain levels. The third goal was to investigate ... Link to item Cite

Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Perception of Thermal Pain

Journal Article Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology · January 1, 1995 The effects of cigarette smoking on pain perception were evaluated in 18 healthy smokers. Thermal pain stimuli were used to assess pain detection threshold and tolerance and to collect subjective ratings of the intensity and unpleasantness of painful stimu ... Full text Cite

Critical issues in pain management training for psychologists

Journal Article American Pain Society Journal · 1995 Cite

Personality assessment and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: 50 Years on: Do we still need our security blanket?

Journal Article Pain Forum · January 1, 1995 Personality assessment has a long history in the investigation of pain problems, and perhaps it is time to reflect on its relevance in the context of understanding pain. Although number of different personality inventories have been developed recently, the ... Cite

Self-efficacy and pain behavior among subjects with fibromyalgia.

Journal Article Pain · December 1994 Given the lack of objective physical measures for assessing fibromyalgia syndrome (FS), the role of pain assessment is particularly important. The role of psychological factors is controversial among FS patients. This study was designed to better understan ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in young adults: I. Relationship to gender and family pain history.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · December 1994 OBJECTIVES/DESIGN: Two studies were carried out to examine how gender and family pain history related to pain and activity interference in young adults. The first study (n = 252 college students) examined how gender and family pain history related to pain ... Full text Link to item Cite

Catastrophizing, depression and the sensory, affective and evaluative aspects of chronic pain.

Journal Article Pain · October 1994 Research has shown that catastrophizing is related to increased depression and chronic pain. However, some researchers have questioned the utility of catastrophizing as a separate construct, suggesting that it may just be a symptom of depression. The prese ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mammography pain and discomfort: a cognitive-behavioral perspective.

Journal Article Pain · March 1994 Although some women report having little pain or discomfort during mammography, other women find mammography to be a painful and uncomfortable experience. Cognitive and behavioral factors may influence the perception of pain and discomfort during mammograp ... Full text Link to item Cite

PAIN BEHAVIOR CONCEPTS - CONTROVERSIES, CURRENT STATUS, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Conference PROCEEDINGS OF THE 7TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PAIN · January 1, 1994 Link to item Cite

Appraisal of and coping with arthritis‐related problems in household activities, leisure activities, and pain management

Journal Article Arthritis & Rheumatism · January 1, 1994 Purpose. We examined whether or not there are systematic differences in how people appraise different types of illness‐related problems and in how they cope with these problems. Methods. Two hundred thirty‐five adults with recently diagnosed rheumatoid art ... Full text Cite

Cognitive-behavioral treatment of rheumatoid arthritis pain: maintaining treatment gains.

Journal Article Arthritis Care Res · December 1993 OBJECTIVE: This paper critically reviews research studies examining the long-term effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy interventions for managing pain in rheumatoid arthritis patients. METHODS AND RESULTS: The first section of the paper evaluates long-t ... Full text Link to item Cite

Biopsychosocial contributions to the management of arthritis disability. Blueprints from an NIDRR-sponsored conference.

Journal Article Arthritis Rheum · July 1993 The contributions of MACs and RRTCs to the generation of arthritis-related biopsychosocial research over the last 15 years have been enormous. However, the assimilation of biopsychosocial concepts into mainstream clinical practice, professional education, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of response to pain management treatment. The role of family environment and changes in cognitive processes.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · June 1993 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to examine factors that influence individual differences in treatment response after multidisciplinary pain management. DESIGN: Pre-post assessment design. PATIENTS: 119 chronic pain inpatients. MAIN MEASURES ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological well-being among people with recently diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis. Do self-perceptions of abilities make a difference?

Journal Article Arthritis Rheum · November 1992 OBJECTIVE: Satisfaction with abilities and perceived importance of abilities are 2 factors involved in the process of self-evaluation. We examined the role that these factors play in adjustment to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS: Data were collected, vi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavior of patients with lung cancer: description and associations with oncologic and pain variables.

Journal Article Pain · November 1992 Although reflexes are recognized as protective responses to noxious stimuli, less is known about voluntary behavioral responses to cancer pain, which could provide clinicians with important diagnostic and therapeutic information. Forty-five patients with l ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disease severity in rheumatoid arthritis: relationships of plasma tumor necrosis factor-alpha, soluble interleukin 2-receptor, soluble CD4/CD8 ratio, neopterin, and fibrin D-dimer to traditional severity and functional measures.

Journal Article J Clin Immunol · September 1992 Rheumatoid arthritis is a complex inflammatory disease of unknown cause. Although various laboratory and clinical measurements are useful in managing these patients, there is a need for better tests to quantitatively assess disease activity. The purpose of ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches to chronic pain: recent advances and future directions.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · August 1992 Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches to chronic pain are receiving increasing attention from researchers and clinicians. This article reviews and highlights recent research advances and future research directions. Assessment research reviewed inc ... Full text Link to item Cite

Grading the severity of chronic pain.

Journal Article Pain · August 1992 This research develops and evaluates a simple method of grading the severity of chronic pain for use in general population surveys and studies of primary care pain patients. Measures of pain intensity, disability, persistence and recency of onset were test ... Full text Link to item Cite

Spontaneous coping strategies to manage acute pain and anxiety during electrodiagnostic studies.

Journal Article Arch Phys Med Rehabil · June 1992 Electrodiagnostic studies produce both anxiety and pain, which can prevent adequate examination and limit the usefulness of test results. This study examined the spontaneous coping strategies used to manage the pain and anxiety experienced during electrodi ... Link to item Cite

A multi-center evaluation of the McGill Pain Questionnaire: results from more than 1700 chronic pain patients.

Journal Article Pain · March 1992 We argue that the conflicting results reported in previous studies examining the factor structure of the McGill Pain Questionnaire Pain Rating Index (PRI) can be explained by differences in the patient samples and statistical analyses used across studies. ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Outcome Evaluation Questionnaire: Description and initial findings

Journal Article Scandinavian Journal of Behavior Therapy · 1992 Cite

Pain behavior concepts and controversies

Journal Article APS Journal · January 1, 1992 This article summarizes recent research on pain behavior observation and highlights a number of controversial issues involved in applying this approach to the assessment of chronic pain patients. The article is divided into two major sections. In the first ... Full text Cite

The multifaceted nature of pain behavior

Journal Article APS Journal · January 1, 1992 Full text Cite

Psychological and behavioral aspects of pain

Journal Article Current Opinion in Anaestheosiology · 1992 Cite

The Outcome Evaluation Questionnaire: Preliminary findings from a sampe of actue pain patients

Journal Article Scandinavian Journal of Behavior Therapy · 1992 Cite

Coping strategies of patients with lung cancer-related pain.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · December 1991 Previous findings in patients with nonmalignant pain indicate a relationship between pain coping strategies and psychological factors. Although coping strategies have been explored in patients with cancer pain, relationships with such factors have not been ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain beliefs and the use of cognitive-behavioral coping strategies.

Journal Article Pain · August 1991 Patients' beliefs about chronic pain, such as how long it will last and whether it is a mysterious experience, have been shown to be related to compliance with treatment programs. The present study examined whether these pain beliefs related to a specific ... Full text Link to item Cite

Analyzing pain in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Pain coping strategies in patients who have had knee replacement surgery.

Journal Article Pain · August 1991 This study used the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) to investigate pain coping strategies in 52 rheumatoid arthritis patients who reported having knee pain 1 year or more following knee replacement surgery. Data analysis revealed that, as a group, th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Biofeedback as a means to alter electromyographic activity in a total knee replacement patient.

Journal Article Biofeedback Self Regul · March 1991 This paper presents a single case controlled study of a 75-year-old male having bilateral total knee replacement. Baseline EMG recordings demonstrated differential levels of vastus medialis and vastus lateralis muscle activity in both knees during exercise ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping strategies in rheumatoid arthritis: Relationships to pain, disability, depression and daily hassles

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1991 The present study investigated the relation of pain coping strategies to physical disability, pain, psychological disability, depression and daily hassles in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Subjects were 65 RA patients recruited from an outpatient rheu ... Full text Cite

Behavioral assessment of pain: Non-verbal measures in animals and humans

Journal Article Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources News · 1991 Cite

Editorial

Journal Article Annals of Behavioral Medicine · January 1, 1991 Cite

Dimensions of pain-related cognitive coping: cross-validation of the factor structure of the Coping Strategy Questionnaire.

Journal Article Pain · November 1990 Previous research has demonstrated a relationship between cognitive pain coping activity and adjustment in pain patients. The empirically derived dimensions of coping activity, as measured by scales from the Coping Strategy Questionnaire (CSQ), however, ha ... Full text Link to item Cite

A comparison of coping strategies in chronic pain patients in different age groups.

Journal Article J Gerontol · July 1990 This study examined the effects of age on the frequency of use and perceived effectiveness of coping strategies in patients having chronic pain. Subjects were chronic pain patients in four age groups (young, middle, older, and geriatric). All subjects comp ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral assessment of chronic orofacial pain.

Journal Article Anesthesia progress · March 1990 Orofacial pain is usually evaluated and treated from a biomedical perspective. There is no question that the large majority of individuals having acute orofacial pain benefit from timely and appropriate medical intervention. When orofacial pain persists, h ... Cite

Analyzing chronic low back pain: the relative contribution of pain coping strategies.

Journal Article Pain · March 1990 Sixty-two chronic low back pain patients were administered the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) to assess the frequency of use and perceived effectiveness of a variety of cognitive and behavioral pain coping strategies. Analysis of individual variable ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral assessment of low back pain: identification of pain behavior subgroups.

Journal Article Pain · February 1990 A hierarchical cluster analysis procedure was used to identify homogeneous subgroups of low back pain patients who show similar pain behavior patterns during a videotaped behavior sample. Subjects, 106 chronic low back pain patients, were divided into 2 sa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping skills training in the management of osteoarthritic knee pain: A comparative study

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1990 The purpose of this study was to determine whether a cognitive-behavioral intervention designed to improve pain coping skills could reduce pain, physical disability, psychological disability, and pain behavior in osteoarthritic knee pain patients. Patients ... Full text Cite

Development of a behavioral observation technique for the assessment of pain behaviors in cancer patients

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1990 The present study assessed the reliability and validity of a behavioral observation technique designed to assess pain behaviors in cancer patients. Data supported the reliability of the procedure in that the level of interobserver agreement was quite accep ... Full text Cite

The relationship of negative thoughts to pain and psychological distress

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1990 This study examines the degree to which negative thoughts during flare-ups of pain are related to pain and psychological distress in three pain populations, sickle cell disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and chronic pain. One-hundred eighty-five subjects compl ... Full text Cite

Pain coping skills training in the management of osteoarthritic knee pain-II: Follow-up results

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1990 This study examines six months follow-up data obtained from osteoarthritic knee pain patients participating in a study comparing pain coping skills training, arthritis education, and a standard care control condition. At the time of follow-up, patients rec ... Full text Cite

Sickle cell disease pain: relation of coping strategies to adjustment.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · December 1989 This study examines pain coping strategies in a relatively neglected pain population, sickle cell disease (SCD) patients. Seventy-nine patients diagnosed with SCD were given a structured interview to assess pain, activity level, and health care use during ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping with rheumatoid arthritis pain: catastrophizing as a maladaptive strategy.

Journal Article Pain · April 1989 The present study examined catastrophizing in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Subjects were 223 RA patients who were participants in a longitudinal study. Each patient completed the Catastrophizing scale of the Coping Strategies Questionnaire (CSQ) on ... Full text Link to item Cite

New directions in pain assessment and treatment

Journal Article Clinical Psychology Review · January 1, 1989 Psychological and behavioral methods have played an active role in shaping current approaches to the assessment and treatment of pain. This article assumes familiarity with the more traditional forms of psychological intervention for pain and reviews the d ... Full text Cite

The relationship of locus of control to pain coping strategies and psychological distress in chronic pain patients.

Journal Article Pain · November 1988 Although behavioral scientists have long been interested in how an individual's locus of control relates to coping and adjustment, basic information remains to be gathered on the relevance of locus of control to adaptation to persistent pain. This study ex ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prediction of pain behavior and functional status of rheumatoid arthritis patients using medical status and psychological variables.

Journal Article Pain · April 1988 This study examined the extent to which the psychological variables of depression, anxiety, and helplessness predicted the pain behavior and functional status of 64 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients beyond what could be predicted on the basis of demograph ... Full text Link to item Cite

The actometer: an evaluation of instrument applicability for chronic pain patients.

Journal Article Pain · March 1988 Three experiments were conducted to determine the reliability and validity of an activity measurement device, the actometer, as an index of ambulation for chronic pain patients. In experiment I, correlations between yoked actometers during ambulation showe ... Full text Link to item Cite

Direct observation of scratching behavior in children with atopic dermatitis

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1988 This study examines scratching behavior in children with atopic dermatitis (AD). Thirty children with severe AD and one parent of each child were observed for a 10-minute observation period during a five-minute structured and five-minute unstructured task. ... Full text Cite

Overt pain behaviors: Relationship to patient functioning and treatment outcome

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1988 Two related studies examined the relationship of overt pain behaviors to measures of patient functioning and treatment outcome. In Study 1, overt pain behaviors of 45 chronic low back pain patients beginning inpatient pain treatment were assessed, and self ... Full text Cite

The assessment of pain in rheumatoid arthritis: disease differentiation and temporal stability of a behavioral observation method.

Journal Article J Rheumatol · August 1987 An observation method for the assessment of pain behaviors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been developed. We investigated the extent to which the frequencies of pain behaviors differentiated patients with RA and patients with chronic low ba ... Link to item Cite

Social support and pain behavior.

Journal Article Pain · May 1987 Research has shown that social support is generally associated with better adaptation to chronic disease. However, the role that social support plays in adjustment to chronic pain syndromes has received less research attention. The present study was design ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain coping strategies in osteoarthritis patients.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · April 1987 Full text Link to item Cite

Osteoarthritic knee pain: a behavioral analysis.

Journal Article Pain · March 1987 This study used behavioral assessment techniques to analyze pain in osteoarthritis (OA) patients. Eighty-seven OA patients having chronic knee pain served as subjects. Pain behavior was evaluated using a standard observation method and functional impairmen ... Full text Link to item Cite

The assessment of pain in rheumatoid arthritis. Validity of a behavioral observation method.

Journal Article Arthritis Rheum · January 1987 It is difficult to objectively measure pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A behavioral observation method for the assessment of RA pain has been developed. In this study, videotapes were made of 53 RA patients while they performed standardized maneuvers. T ... Full text Link to item Cite

Coping with cancer.

Journal Article J Human Stress · 1987 This study examined coping strategies in head and neck cancer patients. The relationships between the use of approach and avoidant coping strategies and the physical and emotional distress of 35 newly diagnosed head and neck cancer patients during the earl ... Full text Link to item Cite

The relation of stress and family environment to atopic dermatitis symptoms in children.

Journal Article J Psychosom Res · 1987 The relation of stress and family environment to symptom severity in children with atopic dermatitis (AD) was examined. Forty-four children with severe AD and their families completed questionnaires measuring life events, chronic everyday problems and fami ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral concepts in the analysis of chronic pain syndromes.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · December 1986 Full text Link to item Cite

Angina pectoris in type A and type B cardiac patients.

Journal Article Pain · November 1986 The type A behavior pattern is characterized by excessive competitive drive, a sense of time urgency, enhanced aggressiveness, hostility and a persistent desire for recognition. Type A behaviour is widely recognized as a risk factor in coronary heart disea ... Full text Link to item Cite

Depression, pain, and pain behavior.

Journal Article J Consult Clin Psychol · October 1986 Link to item Cite

Self-report of depressive symptoms in low back pain patients.

Journal Article J Clin Psychol · May 1986 Two studies designed to examine the self-report of depressive symptoms in low back pain patients are presented. Symptoms of depression were assessed with the Beck Depression Inventory. In the first study, a sample (N = 134) of patients who presented for ne ... Full text Link to item Cite

Development of an observation method for assessing pain behavior in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Journal Article Pain · February 1986 Four studies examined the reliability and validity of a behavioral observation method for the assessment of pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The major purpose of experiment 1 was to evaluate the interobserver reliability of the observation m ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain in the head and neck cancer patient: changes over treatment.

Journal Article Head Neck Surg · 1986 The incidence, severity, and location of pain was evaluated in 30 head and neck cancer patients prior to treatment after the first phase of their treatment and upon the completion of treatment. The incidence of pain was relatively high (40%-70%) and tended ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pain behavior and pain coping strategies in low back pain and myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome patients.

Journal Article Pain · January 1986 Pain behavior and pain coping strategies were systematically measured in a group of 32 chronic low back pain (LBP) and 32 myofascial pain dysfunction (MPD) syndrome patients. Both groups reported high levels of psychological distress on the SCL-90R. The LB ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral approaches in the multidisciplinary management of chronic pain: Programs and issues

Journal Article Clinical Psychology Review · January 1, 1986 Psychological, social, and behavioral factors appear to play an important role in determining how patients adapt to chronic pain. There is a growing consensus among physicians that traditional diagnostic approaches to chronic pain must be expanded to addre ... Full text Cite

Illness behavior as a predictor of pain and overt behavior patterns in chronic low back pain patients.

Journal Article J Psychosom Res · 1986 This study examined the relationship of self-reports of illness behavior to pain ratings and overt pain behaviors in a group of chronic low back pain patients referred for pain management. Illness behavior was measured using the Pilowsky and Spence Illness ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral assessment of head and neck cancer pain.

Journal Article Pain · December 1985 Behavioral evaluations of pain were carried out on a sample of 30 head and neck cancer patients before, at the midpoint, and at the end of their treatment. Observations of patients' behavior as they carried out functional activities revealed that patients ... Full text Link to item Cite

An objective approach to quantifying pain behavior and gait patterns in low back pain patients.

Journal Article Pain · February 1985 Patterns of walking and concomitant pain behavior were compared in a group of chronic low back patients (n = 18) and normal controls (n = 18). Subjects were asked to walk a 5 m course. A transducer placed in the subjects' shoes produced a force proportiona ... Full text Link to item Cite

A study of psychophysical scaling in chronic pain patients.

Journal Article Pain · October 1984 Chronic pain patients were asked to psychophysically scale two sets of word descriptors (intensity and unpleasantness) using a crossmodality matching procedure with line length and numerical estimates. In 22 patients (group I) descriptor scaling was perfor ... Full text Link to item Cite

Direct observation of pain behavior in low back pain patients during physical examination.

Journal Article Pain · September 1984 Trained observers measured the occurrence of 5 behaviors (guarding, bracing, rubbing, grimacing, and sighing) in a group of 80 low back pain patients undergoing physical examination. Bracing was frequently displayed, rubbing, guarding, and grimacing were m ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychological approaches to the management of pain

Journal Article Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry · March 1984 Full text Cite

Long-term use of narcotic analgesics in chronic pain.

Journal Article Soc Sci Med · 1984 The use of narcotic analgesics have been avoided by clinicians in patients with chronic pain syndromes. Uncertainty as to the etiological cause of chronic pain, development of addiction and habituation and associated psychological and behavioral symptoms f ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Clinical Specialty Unit: the use of the psychiatry inpatient unit to treat chronic pain syndromes.

Journal Article Gen Hosp Psychiatry · January 1984 The authors describe a 15-bed psychiatry inpatient unit, the Clinical Specialty Unit (CSU), designed to treat patients with chronic pain syndromes. They argue that the use of psychiatry beds for this purpose is appropriate, given the nature of the chronic ... Full text Link to item Cite

Behavioral and psychological approaches to the assessment and treatment of chronic pain.

Journal Article Gen Hosp Psychiatry · January 1984 This article briefly reviews behavioral and psychologic methods currently used to assess chronic pain patients. Assessment techniques designed to measure pain report, overt behavior patterns, and psychologic functioning are described. A variety of behavior ... Full text Link to item Cite

The use of coping strategies in chronic low back pain patients: relationship to patient characteristics and current adjustment.

Journal Article Pain · September 1983 Cognitive and behavioral pain coping strategies were assessed by means of questionnaire in a sample of 61 chronic low back pain patients. Data analysis indicated that the questionnaire was internally reliable. While patients reported using a variety of cop ... Full text Link to item Cite

Miniseries on behavioral analysis of chronic pain

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · 1982 Cite

Behavioral treatment of chronic low back pain: clinical outcome and individual differences in pain relief.

Journal Article Pain · October 1981 The response of 111 chronic low back pain patients to a comprehensive behavioral treatment program emphasizing relaxation procedures is examined. Over the course of treatment, significant reductions were obtained on measures of subjective tension, EMG acti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Collagen vascular disease: can behavior therapy help?

Journal Article J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry · June 1981 This study examined the efficacy of a simple autogenic and biofeedback treatment package in the management of Raynaud's Phenomenon secondary to diagnosed collagen vascular disease. The patient, diagnosed as suffering from mixed connective tissue disease, h ... Full text Link to item Cite

EMG-assisted relaxation training in the management of chronic low back pain

Journal Article American Journal of Clinical Biofeedback · January 1, 1981 This study examines the short and long-term effects of EMG-assisted relaxation training in a series of 18 chronic low back pain patients. All patients had a minimum of six laboratory training sessions and were asked to practice on their own what they were ... Cite

The life fitness program: A behavioral approach to making exercise a habit

Journal Article Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry · January 1, 1980 Difficulty in maitaining exercise regimens over long time periods is a common problem. This study examined the efficacy of a combination of stimulus control and self- reinforcement procedures in the acquisition and maintenance of a walking exercise program ... Full text Cite

Biofeedback, autogenic training, and progressive relaxation in the treatment of Raynaud's disease: a comparative study.

Journal Article J Appl Behav Anal · 1980 Twenty-one female patients suffering from diagnosed idiopathic Raynaud's Disease were trained to raise digital skin temperature using either autogenic training, progressive muscle relaxation, or a combination of autogenic training and skin temperature feed ... Full text Link to item Cite

A 1-year follow-up of Raynaud's patients treated with behavioral therapy techniques.

Journal Article J Behav Med · December 1979 The purpose of this study was to assess to what degree learned control of digital temperature and vasospastic attacks can be retained by Raynaud's patients over a full year period. Subjects were 19 patients suffering from diagnosed idiopathic Raynaud's dis ... Full text Link to item Cite

Responsive parenting: an approach to training parents of problem children.

Journal Article Am J Community Psychol · February 1979 Two behavior modification groups for parents of problem children between the ages of two and ten were conducted along the lines of the Responsive Teaching Model. The two groups met for 10 and 8 weeks, respectively, with six families represented in each gro ... Full text Link to item Cite

Learned control of skin temperature: Effects of short- and long-term biofeedback training

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1979 Two studies assessed the extent to which learned control over finger temperature could be developed. In Experiment I subjects received a short-term (five-session) biofeedback training regimen to decrease or increase temperature. Analyses of temperature dat ... Full text Cite

Biofeedback vs. instructional control of skin temperature.

Journal Article J Behav Med · December 1978 The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to determine the effects of instructions vs. biofeedback on the development of skin temperature self-control and (2) to assess how well learned control over temperature can be retained over time. Sixty female subj ... Full text Link to item Cite

The measurement of human penile tumescence.

Journal Article Psychophysiology · July 1978 Full text Link to item Cite

Electromyographic biofeedback: behavioral treatment of neuromuscular disorders.

Journal Article J Behav Med · March 1978 Electromyographic biofeedback is becoming widely used to help patients regain voluntary control of specific muscles affected by neuromuscular disorders. Electromyographic feedback training has been employed in the rehabilitation of patients affected by pol ... Full text Link to item Cite

Frontalis EMG biofeedback: An electronic panacea?

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · 1978 Cite

Frontalis EMG feedback training: An electronic panacea?

Journal Article Behavior Therapy · January 1, 1978 Studies dealing with the application of frontalis EMG feedback to the treatment of a variety of disorders are reveiwed. Successful applications of frontalis EMG feedback training have been reported in the treatment of muscle contraction headaches, asthma, ... Full text Cite

Conditioning changes in differential skin temperature.

Journal Article Percept Mot Skills · February 1975 8 male Ss were presented with visual and auditory analog feedback regarding the difference between forehead and finger temperature. 4 Ss were instructed to raise the temperature of their finger in comparison with the forehead, while a second group of 4 Ss ... Full text Link to item Cite