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Annotated Bibliography for Psychophysiologic Disorders and Chronic Pain

by Jeffrey Axelbank, PsyD, Georgie Oldfield, MCSP, and David Clarke, MD
May 2023

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.

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

Psychological Therapy for Centralized Pain:
An Integrative Assessment and Treatment Model

Psychosomatic Medicine
by Mark A. Lumley and Howard Schubiner
February/March 2019

Racism as a Source of Pain

by Howard Schubiner, MD, Benita Jackson, PhD MPH, Kristine M. Molina, PhD, John A. Sturgeon, PhD, Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, PhD, MPH, Mark A. Lumley, PhD, Jallicia Jolly, PhD, and Zina Trost, PhD
December 2022

General Psychophysiologic Medicine

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

Pain Reports
by Michael W. Donnino; Garrett S. Thompson; Shivanib Mehta; Myrellac Paschali; Patriciab Howard; Sofie B. Antonsen; Lakshmanb Balaji; Suzanne M. Bertisch; Robert Edwards; Long H. Ngo; Anne V. Grossestreuer
October 2021

Future Directions in Psychological Therapies for Pain Management

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

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

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, Nancy A. Lockhart, Kelley M. Kidwell, Steven E. Harte, Daniel J. Clauw, and David A. Williams
December 2017

Somatization: Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing

The Journal of Family Practice
by Allan Abbass
March 2005

The Neurobiology and Consequences of Trauma

The Limitations of Imaging & Procedures

Spinal cord stimulation for low back pain

Cochrane Library
by Adrian C Traeger, Stephen E Gilbert, Ian A Harris, and Christopher G Maher
March 2023
Also, check out this The University of Sydney article about the study.

Effect of Spinal Cord Burst Stimulation vs Placebo Stimulation on Disability in Patients With Chronic Radicular Pain After Lumbar Spine Surgery

Original Investigation
by Sozaburo Hara, MD, Hege Andresen, RN, MSc, Ole Solheim, MD, PhD, et al.
October 2022

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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