Academic Research & Practitioner Resources

Annotated Bibliography for Psychophysiologic Disorders and Chronic Pain

by Jeffrey Axelbank, PsyD, Georgie Oldfield, MCSP, and David Clarke, MD

Effect of Pain Reprocessing Therapy vs Placebo and Usual Care for Patients With Chronic Back Pain

JAMA Psychiatry
by Yoni K. Ashar, Alan Gordon, and Howard Schubiner
September 2021
Also, check out this Washington Post article about the study.

Reattribution to Mind-Brain Processes and Recovery From Chronic Back Pain

JAMA Network Open
by Yoni K. Ashar, PhD, Mark A. Lumley, PhD, et al.
September 2023

Racism as a Source of Pain

Journal of General Internal Medicine
by Howard Schubiner, MD, Benita Jackson, PhD MPH, et al.
December 2022

At the intersection of anger, chronic pain, and the brain: A mini-review

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
by Brandon C. Yarns, Justina T. Cassidy, Amy M. Jimenez
February 2022

General Neuroscience and Psychophysiologic Medicine

Psychophysiologic symptom relief therapy for chronic back pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Pain Reports
by Michael W. Donnino, Garrett S. Thompson, et al.
October 2021

Future Directions in Psychological Therapies for Pain Management

Pain Medicine
by Asimina Lazaridou, Myrella Paschali, and Robert R. Edwards
November 2020

Emotional awareness and expression therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and education for fibromyalgia:
a cluster-randomized controlled trial

PAIN, The Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain
by Mark A. Lumley, Howard Schubiner, et al.
December 2017

Conflict About Expressing Emotions and Chronic Low Back Pain: Associations With Pain and Anger

The Journal of Pain
by James W. Carson, Francis J. Keefe, et al.
May 2007

Conflict About Expressing Emotions and Chronic Low Back Pain: Associations With Pain and Anger

The Journal of Pain
by James W. Carson, Francis J. Keefe, et al.
May 2007

Somatization: Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing

The Journal of Family Practice
by Allan Abbass
March 2005

The Neurobiology and Consequences of Trauma

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Chronic Low Back Pain In Adulthood: The Role of Emotion Regulation

The Journal of Pain
By Pavithra A. Thomas, et al.
April 2024
For the pre-proof copy of the full article, click here.

The Limitations of Imaging & Procedures

Spinal cord stimulation for low back pain

Cochrane Library
by Adrian C Traeger, Stephen E Gilbert, et al.
March 2023
Also, check out this The University of Sydney article about the study.

Chronic pain after surgery: Let’s talk about the elephant(s) in the room

Pain News - The British Pain Society
By Deepak Ravindran
March 2020

Sham Surgery in Orthopedics: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Pain Medicine
by Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD, et al.
2017

A Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

The New England Journal of Medicine
by Moseley, et al.
July 2002

Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in people without back pain

The New England Journal of Medicine
by Maureen C. Jensen, et al.
July 1994

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