M J L Sullivan

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Differential predictors of pain and disability in patients with whiplash injuries
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 7:68-74. 2002
  2. ncbi The relation between catastrophizing and the communication of pain experience
    M J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Pain 122:282-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Initial depression severity and the trajectory of recovery following cognitive-behavioral intervention for work disability
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:63-74. 2006
  4. ncbi Tendency to catastrophize somatic sensations: pain catastrophizing and anxiety sensitivity in predicting headache
    Deanna N Drahovzal
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:226-35. 2006
  5. ncbi Stage of chronicity and treatment response in patients with musculoskeletal injuries and concurrent symptoms of depression
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Canada
    Pain 135:151-9. 2008
  6. ncbi A psychosocial risk factor--targeted intervention for the prevention of chronic pain and disability following whiplash injury
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Phys Ther 86:8-18. 2006
  7. ncbi Integrating psychosocial and behavioral interventions to achieve optimal rehabilitation outcomes
    Michael Jl Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:475-89. 2005
  8. ncbi Secondary prevention of work disability: community-based psychosocial intervention for musculoskeletal disorders
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:377-92. 2005
  9. ncbi Catastrophic thinking and heightened perception of pain in others
    M J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Pain 123:37-44. 2006
  10. ncbi Dimensions of catastrophic thinking associated with pain experience and disability in patients with neuropathic pain conditions
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Pain 113:310-5. 2005

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Publications40

  1. ncbi Differential predictors of pain and disability in patients with whiplash injuries
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 7:68-74. 2002
    ..Discussion focuses on the need to draw clearer distinctions between determinants of pain and disability, and directions for interventions aimed at minimizing disability following whiplash injury are suggested...
  2. ncbi The relation between catastrophizing and the communication of pain experience
    M J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Pain 122:282-8. 2006
    ..Implications of the findings for theory and clinical practice are addressed...
  3. ncbi Initial depression severity and the trajectory of recovery following cognitive-behavioral intervention for work disability
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:63-74. 2006
    ..The present study examined the recovery trajectories of a group of mildly depressed and moderately-severely depressed injured workers enrolled in a 10-week community-based rehabilitation program...
  4. ncbi Tendency to catastrophize somatic sensations: pain catastrophizing and anxiety sensitivity in predicting headache
    Deanna N Drahovzal
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:226-35. 2006
    ..Limitations and implications of this research, as well as recommendations for future research directions are discussed...
  5. ncbi Stage of chronicity and treatment response in patients with musculoskeletal injuries and concurrent symptoms of depression
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Canada
    Pain 135:151-9. 2008
    ..Discussion addresses the factors that might contribute to treatment resistance as the period of disability extends over time...
  6. ncbi A psychosocial risk factor--targeted intervention for the prevention of chronic pain and disability following whiplash injury
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Phys Ther 86:8-18. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Integrating psychosocial and behavioral interventions to achieve optimal rehabilitation outcomes
    Michael Jl Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:475-89. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Secondary prevention of work disability: community-based psychosocial intervention for musculoskeletal disorders
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:377-92. 2005
    ..A second objective was to examine whether psychosocial risk reduction had an effect on the probability of return to work...
  9. ncbi Catastrophic thinking and heightened perception of pain in others
    M J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Pain 123:37-44. 2006
    ..Discussion addresses the processes that might underlie the propensity to attend more to others' pain behaviour, and the clinical and interpersonal consequences of perceiving more pain in others...
  10. ncbi Dimensions of catastrophic thinking associated with pain experience and disability in patients with neuropathic pain conditions
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Que, Canada H3C 3J7
    Pain 113:310-5. 2005
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of mechanisms linking catastrophic thinking to pain experience. Treatment implications are addressed...
  11. ncbi Path model of psychological antecedents to pain experience: experimental and clinical findings
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 20:164-73. 2004
    ..Two studies are described addressing how anxiety, fear of pain, and catastrophizing impact on pain experience...
  12. ncbi Communicative dimensions of pain catastrophizing: social cueing effects on pain behaviour and coping
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Pain 107:220-6. 2004
    ..Theoretical implications of the findings are discussed...
  13. ncbi Psychologically based occupational rehabilitation: the Pain-Disability Prevention Program
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P, 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Clin J Pain 19:97-104. 2003
    ..Workers' Compensation Board claimants with soft tissue injuries to the back, who were still off work 6 weeks after injury and showed evidence of at least one "yellow flag," were offered participation in the PDP Program...
  14. doi A prospective sequential analysis of the fear-avoidance model of pain
    Timothy H Wideman
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1
    Pain 145:45-51. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the importance of reductions in psychosocial risk factors in augmenting return-to-work outcomes. Implications for the fear-avoidance model and future research are discussed...
  15. doi Contextual determinants of pain judgments
    M O Martel
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Pain 139:562-8. 2008
    ..Discussion addresses the processes that might underlie the utilisation of contextual features of a pain-eliciting task when estimating others' pain...
  16. doi The persistence of pain behaviors in patients with chronic back pain is independent of pain and psychological factors
    M O Martel
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 151:330-6. 2010
    ..The discussion also addresses how treatment interventions specifically aimed at targeting pain behaviors might help to augment the overall impact of pain and disability management programs...
  17. doi Pain, perceived injustice and the persistence of post-traumatic stress symptoms during the course of rehabilitation for whiplash injuries
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Canada
    Pain 145:325-31. 2009
    ..The development of effective intervention techniques for targeting perceptions of injustice might be important for promoting recovery of post-traumatic stress symptoms consequent to whiplash injury...
  18. ncbi Investigating risk factors for chronicity: the importance of distinguishing between return-to-work status and self-report measures of disability
    Nathalie Gauthier
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:312-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether the outcome of psychosocial risk factor analyses varied as a function of whether the outcome variable was return-to-work status or self-reported functional disability...
  19. doi Psychological influences on repetition-induced summation of activity-related pain in patients with chronic low back pain
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1B1
    Pain 141:70-8. 2009
    ..The findings point to possible neurophysiological mechanisms that could help explain why fear of pain is a robust predictor of pain-related disability. Mechanisms of repetition-induced summation of activity-related pain are discussed...
  20. doi Individual and relational correlates of pain-related empathic accuracy in spouses of chronic pain patients
    Nathalie Gauthier
    Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 24:669-77. 2008
    ....
  21. doi Attachment and pain outcomes in adolescents: the mediating role of pain catastrophizing and anxiety
    Isabelle Tremblay
    Department of Psychology University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 11:160-71. 2010
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  22. doi Psychological predictors of pain expression and activity intolerance in chronic pain patients
    Pascal Thibault
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Pain 139:47-54. 2008
    ..Discussion also addresses how different types of interventions might be required to specifically target the sensory and behavioral dimensions of the pain system...
  23. doi The relationship between empathy and estimates of observed pain
    A D Green
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Pain Med 10:381-92. 2009
    ..The potential mediating role of available pain cues or the moderating role of gender on this relationship are also examined...
  24. pmc Depression augments activity-related pain in women but not in men with chronic musculoskeletal conditions
    H Adams
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:236-42. 2008
    ..The primary objective of the present study was to examine the role of sex as a moderator of the relation between depression and activity-related pain...
  25. ncbi The role of perceived injustice in the experience of chronic pain and disability: scale development and validation
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3A 1B1
    J Occup Rehabil 18:249-61. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this research was to evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire designed to assess perceive injustice associated with injury...
  26. doi Toward a biopsychomotor conceptualization of pain: implications for research and intervention
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Clin J Pain 24:281-90. 2008
    ..The characterization of pain as an exclusively sensory (or experiential) phenomenon continues to dominate current conceptualizations of pain...
  27. pmc French translation of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory: L'inventaire multidimensionnel de la douleur
    Simon Laliberté
    Centre de réadaptation Lucie Bruneau, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, and Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:497-505. 2008
    ..This questionnaire has been translated and validated in multiple languages. However, there is no validated French-language version available for clinicians and researchers interested in evaluating people living with pain...
  28. ncbi Service, advocacy and adjudication: balancing the ethical challenges of multiple stakeholder agendas in the rehabilitation of chronic pain
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1596-603. 2007
    ..It is stressed that accreditation for and competence in clinical intervention does not guarantee or legitimize competence in advocacy or adjudication...
  29. pmc Validation of a French-Canadian version of the Pain Disability Index
    Nathalie Gauthier
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:327-33. 2008
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Index de l'incapacité reliée à la douleur, a French-Canadian version of the Pain Disability Index (PDI)...
  30. ncbi The influence of communication goals and physical demands on different dimensions of pain behavior
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 125:270-7. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of evolutionary and learning theory models of pain behavior. Clinical implications of the findings are addressed...
  31. pmc Pain Catastrophizing Scale for Francophone Adolescents: a preliminary validation
    Isabelle Tremblay
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:19-24. 2008
    ..However, due to the lack of a measure of pain catastrophizing adapted for francophone adolescents, little is known about the role of catastrophizing in this population...
  32. ncbi Pain catastrophizing and symptom severity during upper respiratory tract illness
    Kristina Devoulyte
    Psychology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Clin J Pain 19:125-33. 2003
    ..The present study examined the relation of pain catastrophizing to the severity of upper respiratory tract illness...
  33. doi Parental emotional responses to their child's pain: the role of dispositional empathy and catastrophizing about their child's pain
    Liesbet Goubert
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Pain 9:272-9. 2008
    ..The findings are discussed within recent models of empathy and pain, delineating possible relationships with parents' behavioral responses to their child's pain...
  34. ncbi Perceived cognitive deficits, emotional distress and disability following whiplash injury
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Dalhousie University Pain Research Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 7:120-6. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi Why women prefer epidural analgesia during childbirth: the role of beliefs about epidural analgesia and pain catastrophizing
    Eva Van den Bussche
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 11:275-82. 2007
    ..Pain catastrophizing was also strongly related to recommendations to use EA from others, in particular from the midwife and from the gynecologist. Results are discussed in terms of the social impact of pain catastrophizing...
  36. ncbi Training the next generation of researchers in work disability prevention: the Canadian Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program
    Patrick Loisel
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:273-84. 2005
    ..Training programs attracting high-quality applicants and taking into account the complexity of this emerging field are urgently needed...
  37. pmc Prospective relation between catastrophizing and residual pain following knee arthroplasty: two-year follow-up
    Michael E Forsythe
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Moncton Hospital, South East Regional Health Authority, Moncton, New Brunswick
    Pain Res Manag 13:335-41. 2008
    ..Pain is the primary indication for both primary and revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA); however, most arthroplasty outcome measures do not take pain into account...
  38. ncbi An experimental investigation of the relation between catastrophizing and activity intolerance
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University Pain Research Centre, 5595 Fenwick Street, Suite 314, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4M2
    Pain 100:47-53. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings for understanding pain-related disability are addressed...
  39. ncbi Topical 2% amitriptyline and 1% ketamine in neuropathic pain syndromes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Mary E Lynch
    Pain Management Unit, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Anesthesiology 103:140-6. 2005
    ..A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled 3-week study evaluated the efficacy of topical 2% amitriptyline, 1% ketamine, and a combination of both in treating patients with neuropathic pain...
  40. ncbi Catastrophizing: a risk factor for postsurgical pain
    D Janet Pavlin
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:83-90. 2005
    ..This research was designed to test the hypothesis that presurgery "catastrophizing" would predict postsurgical pain and postsurgical analgesic consumption...