- Brain mechanisms of pain affect and pain modulationPierre Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:195-204. 2002....
- Hypnosis modulates activity in brain structures involved in the regulation of consciousnessPierre Rainville
Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
J Cogn Neurosci 14:887-901. 2002....
- Hypnosis and meditation: similar experiential changes and shared brain mechanismsJoshua A Grant
Med Hypotheses 65:625-6. 2005
- Functional brain imaging of placebo analgesia: methodological challenges and recommendationsPierre Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, BP 6127, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
Pain 121:177-80. 2006
- Pain-related emotions modulate experimental pain perception and autonomic responsesPierre Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 1J7
Pain 118:306-18. 2005..This study provides further experimental confirmation that pain-related emotions influence pain perception and pain-related physiological responses...
- Basic emotions are associated with distinct patterns of cardiorespiratory activityPierre Rainville
Département de stomatologie et Centre de recherche en science neurologique, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
Int J Psychophysiol 61:5-18. 2006..These results are consistent with the notion that distinct patterns of peripheral physiological activity are associated with different emotions...
- Rapid deterioration of pain sensory-discriminative information in short-term memoryPierre Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Que H3C 3J7, Canada
Pain 110:605-15. 2004..This implies that retrospective pain ratings obtained even after very short delays may be rather inaccurate but relatively reliable...
- Hypnosis phenomenology and the neurobiology of consciousnessPierre Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, University of Montreal, Quebec, Centre Ville, Canada
Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:105-29. 2003..The combination of experiential and modern brain imaging methods offers a unique perspective on hypnotic phenomena and provides new observations consistent with the proposition that hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness...
- Representation of acute and persistent pain in the human CNS: potential implications for chemical intoleranceP Rainville
Département de Stomatologie, Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann N Y Acad Sci 933:130-41. 2001..These factors may contribute to the development of symptoms in CI...
- Self-regulation of acute experimental pain with and without biofeedback using spinal nociceptive responsesM Arsenault
Department de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1J4
Neuroscience 231:102-10. 2013..However, immediate retrospective visual feedback of acute nociceptive responses presented iteratively in successive trials may not improve the efficacy of these self-regulation processes...
- Cortical representation of the sensory dimension of painR K Hofbauer
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y6, Canada
J Neurophysiol 86:402-11. 2001..This double dissociation of cortical modulation indicates a relative specialization of the sensory and the classical limbic cortical areas in the processing of the sensory and affective dimensions of pain...
- Differential effects of cognitive demand on human cortical activation associated with vibrotactile stimulationM C Albanese
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
J Neurophysiol 102:1623-31. 2009....
- Dissection of perceptual, motor and autonomic components of brain activity evoked by noxious stimulationM Piche
Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
Pain 149:453-62. 2010....
- Spinal modulation of nociception by musicM Roy
BRAMS Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
Eur J Pain 16:870-7. 2012..There were no significant differences between the pleasant-stimulating and pleasant-relaxing musical condition, indicating that the arousal of music had little influence on pain processing...
- Reduction of physiological noise with independent component analysis improves the detection of nociceptive responses with fMRI of the human spinal cordG Xie
GRSNC, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Neuroimage 63:245-52. 2012..Furthermore, fewer voxels showed stimulus-related signal changes in the CSF and outside the spinal region, suggesting an increase in specificity. ICA can be used to effectively reduce physiological noise in spinal cord fMRI time series...
- [Cerebral mechanisms involved in the interaction between pain and emotion]M Duquette
Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Rev Neurol (Paris) 163:169-79. 2007..Over the last fifteen years, functional cerebral imaging research has demonstrated the involvement of many cerebral structures in the experience of pain...
- Widespread hypersensitivity is related to altered pain inhibition processes in irritable bowel syndromeMathieu Piché
Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que H3T 1J4, Canada
Pain 148:49-58. 2010..The present results also suggests that psychological symptoms and altered pain processing in IBS patients may reflect at least in part, common underlying mechanisms...
- Neural processing of sensory and emotional-communicative information associated with the perception of vicarious painE Vachon-Presseau
Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neuroimage 63:54-62. 2012....
- A non-elaborative mental stance and decoupling of executive and pain-related cortices predicts low pain sensitivity in Zen meditatorsJoshua A Grant
Departement de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Pain 152:150-6. 2011..We suggest it is possible to self-regulate in a more 'passive' manner, by reducing higher-order evaluative processes, as demonstrated here by the disengagement of anterior brain systems in meditators...
- Relief expectation and sleepDanièle Laverdure-Dupont
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Rev Neurosci 21:381-95. 2010....
- Changes in spinal reflex excitability associated with motor sequence learningOvidiu Lungu
Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionelle, Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurophysiol 103:2675-83. 2010..Changes also persisted for >60 s after motor activity ceased. Such findings suggest that the excitability in some spinal reflex circuits is altered during the implicit learning process of a new motor sequence...
- Cortical thickness and pain sensitivity in zen meditatorsJoshua A Grant
Departement de Physiologie, Université de Montréal Centre de recherche en science neurologiques, Montreal, QC, Canada
Emotion 10:43-53. 2010....
- Changes in rapid eye movement sleep associated with placebo-induced expectations and analgesiaDanièle Laverdure-Dupont
Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurosci 29:11745-52. 2009..However, equivocal previous experience with treatments may significantly alter the relationship between relief expectation, REM sleep, and placebo effects...
- Pain sensitivity and analgesic effects of mindful states in Zen meditators: a cross-sectional studyJoshua A Grant
Departement de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Psychosom Med 71:106-14. 2009..To investigate pain perception and the potential analgesic effects of mindful states in experienced Zen meditators...
- Effects of cardiopulmonary baroreceptor activation on pain may be moderated by risk for hypertensionBlaine Ditto
Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Ave, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1, Canada
Biol Psychol 82:195-197. 2009..Alteration of pain sensitivity may reflect the development of the hypertensive process...
- Cerebral and cerebrospinal processes underlying counterirritation analgesiaMathieu Piché
Departement de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
J Neurosci 29:14236-46. 2009..These results provide evidence for the implication of at least two partly separable neural mechanisms underlying the effects of counterirritation on pain and spinal nociception in humans...
- Ipsilateral cortical representation of tactile and painful information in acallosal and callosotomized subjectsMarco Duquette
Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neuropsychologia 46:2274-9. 2008..These findings are consistent with the plasticity of the touch system in callosal agenesis and further confirm that ipsilateral activation of pain-related regions does not require the integrity of the corpus callosum...
- Memory traces of pain in human cortexMarie Claire Albanese
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1
J Neurosci 27:4612-20. 2007....
- Emotional valence contributes to music-induced analgesiaMathieu Roy
Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
Pain 134:140-7. 2008..Those results support the hypothesis that positive emotional valence contributes to music-induced analgesia. These findings call for the integration of music to current methods of pain control...
- To what extent do we share the pain of others? Insight from the neural bases of pain empathyPhilip L Jackson
Ecole de psychologie and CIRRIS and CRULRG, Universite Laval, Quebec, Que, Canada
Pain 125:5-9. 2006
- Attenuation of sensory and affective responses to heat pain: evidence for contralateral mechanismsAriane Gallez
Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Neurophysiol 94:3509-15. 2005..We suggest that the functional plasticity underlying this attenuation effect lies in brain areas with a strong contralateral pattern of pain-related activation...
- Direct comparison of placebo effects on clinical and experimental painJulie Charron
Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Clin J Pain 22:204-11. 2006..The authors sought to provide a more direct test of this hypothesis using a within-subject design and to investigate the potential mediating effect of expectancy...
- Impact of realignment on spinal functional MRI time seriesJ Cohen-Adad
Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:2126-9. 2007..This has a direct and positive impact on functional imaging when estimating the T-score by means of the general linear model...
- The relation between catastrophizing and facial responsiveness to painMiriam Kunz
Department of Stomatology and Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Pain 140:127-34. 2008....
- Brain activity associated with the electrodermal reactivity to acute heat painAudrey Anne Dubé
Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Neuroimage 45:169-80. 2009....
- Characterization of cardiac-related noise in fMRI of the cervical spinal cordMathieu Piché
Department of Physiology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Magn Reson Imaging 27:300-10. 2009..e. aliasing the cardiac frequency). However, the reliable spatiotemporal distribution of cardiac noise across scanning runs and within subjects may provide a valid means to identify and extract cardiac noise based on sICA methods...
- Role of tempo entrainment in psychophysiological differentiation of happy and sad music?Stephanie Khalfa
INSERM U751, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille Cedex 5, France
Int J Psychophysiol 68:17-26. 2008..The tempo entrainment exists in the tempo alone condition but our results suggest this effect may disappear when embedded in music or with rhythm...
- Descending analgesia--when the spine echoes what the brain expectsPhilippe Goffaux
Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
Pain 130:137-43. 2007....
- Establishing a link between heart rate and pain in healthy subjects: a gender effectYannick Tousignant-Laflamme
Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
J Pain 6:341-7. 2005..Clinical implications need to be further evaluated with patients before clinicians can use HR as a complementary tool in pain assessment...
- Integrating experiential-phenomenological methods and neuroscience to study neural mechanisms of pain and consciousnessDonald D Price
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Health Science Center, D8 44, University of Florida, PO Box 100416, 1600 Southwest Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32610 0416, USA
Conscious Cogn 11:593-608. 2002..The experiential paradigm of offers the possibility of improved designs and methods for investigating neural mechanisms underlying pain and consciousness...
- Hypnotic induction and therapeutic suggestions in first-trimester pregnancy terminationIsabelle Marc
Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Int J Clin Exp Hypn 56:214-28. 2008....
- Brain responses to dynamic facial expressions of painDaniela Simon
Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Pain 126:309-18. 2006..This sharp contrast in the response to male and female faces suggests potential differences in the socio-functional role of pain expression in males and females...
- Recognition and discrimination of prototypical dynamic expressions of pain and emotionsDaniela Simon
Department of Clinical Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Pain 135:55-64. 2008....
- Hypnosis and the analgesic effect of suggestionsPierre Rainville
Pain 134:1-2. 2008
- The use of hypnosis to improve pain management during voluntary interruption of pregnancy: an open randomized preliminary studyIsabelle Marc
Chaire Lucie et André Chagnon pour l Avancement d Une approche intégrée en santé, Hôpital St François d Assise, CHUQ, Universite Laval, Quebec City, PQ, Canada
Contraception 75:52-8. 2007..This report describes an open randomized study that aims to determine whether a brief hypnotic intervention during first-trimester surgical abortion reduces requests for pain medication...