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General Psychophysiologic Medicine

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

PAIN Reports
By Michael Donnino, et al.
September/October 2021
Also, check out this article about the study.

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.

Annotated Bibliography for Psychophysiologic Disorders and Chronic Pain

Psychophysiologic Disorders Association
Compiled by Jeffrey Axelbank, Georgie Oldfield, and David Clarke
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

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

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

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

Direct diagnosis and management of emotional factors in the chronic headache patients

Cephalalgia
By A. Abbass, D. Lovas, and A. Purdy
December 2008

Somatization: Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing

The Journal of Family Practice
by Allan Abbass
March 2005

The Neurobiology and Consequences of Trauma

Relationship between traumatic events in childhood and chronic pain (Abstract)

Disability and Rehabilitation
By RT Goldberg, et al.
January 1999

The Limitations of Imaging

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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