Nicole K Y Tang

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Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleeping with the enemy: clock monitoring in the maintenance of insomnia
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, London, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:40-55. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of clinical insomnia co-occurring with chronic back pain
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Sleep Res 16:85-95. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental defeat in chronic pain: initial exploration of the concept
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:222-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of mood on pain responses and pain tolerance: an experimental study in chronic back pain patients
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, UK
    Pain 138:392-401. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Chronic pain syndrome associated with health anxiety: a qualitative thematic comparison between pain patients with high and low health anxiety
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:1-20. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Altering misperception of sleep in insomnia: behavioral experiment versus verbal feedback
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, England
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:767-76. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicidality in chronic pain: a review of the prevalence, risk factors and psychological links
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:575-86. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Brief CBT-I for insomnia comorbid with social phobia: A case study
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:113-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for sleep abnormalities of chronic pain patients
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology PO 77, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, United Kingdom
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 11:451-60. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Mental defeat is linked to interference, distress and disability in chronic pain
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Pain 149:547-54. 2010

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleeping with the enemy: clock monitoring in the maintenance of insomnia
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, London, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:40-55. 2007
    ..Together, these findings suggest that clock monitoring may trigger pre-sleep worry and serve to maintain insomnia by fuelling pre-sleep worry and exacerbating misperception of sleep...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of clinical insomnia co-occurring with chronic back pain
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Sleep Res 16:85-95. 2007
    ..Future research should consider investigating the role of pain appraisal and health anxiety in the development and manifestation of insomnia concomitant to chronic pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mental defeat in chronic pain: initial exploration of the concept
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:222-32. 2007
    ..A measure of mental defeat was devised and evaluated in terms of (1) psychometric properties and (2) specificity of scores in relation to disabling chronic pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of mood on pain responses and pain tolerance: an experimental study in chronic back pain patients
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, UK
    Pain 138:392-401. 2008
    ..It is concluded that, in chronic back pain patients, experimentally induced negative mood increases self-reported pain and decreases tolerance for a pain-relevant task, with positive mood having the opposite effect...
  5. doi request reprint Chronic pain syndrome associated with health anxiety: a qualitative thematic comparison between pain patients with high and low health anxiety
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:1-20. 2009
    ..This study aimed to provide qualitative data to complement the progress of the existing experimental research and theory development...
  6. ncbi request reprint Altering misperception of sleep in insomnia: behavioral experiment versus verbal feedback
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, England
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:767-76. 2006
    ..06 to 0.31). Further, the patients regarded the behavioral experiment as a more beneficial and acceptable intervention strategy than verbal feedback...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicidality in chronic pain: a review of the prevalence, risk factors and psychological links
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:575-86. 2006
    ..This paper reviews and integrates the growing literature concerning the prevalence of and risk factors for suicidality in chronic pain...
  8. doi request reprint Brief CBT-I for insomnia comorbid with social phobia: A case study
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Behav Cogn Psychother 38:113-22. 2010
    ..This case report aims to illustrate the possibility of rectifying sleep disturbances comorbid with social phobia, using a brief cognitive behaviour therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy for sleep abnormalities of chronic pain patients
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology PO 77, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, United Kingdom
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 11:451-60. 2009
    ..As both CBT approaches involve strengths and limitations, a hybrid form of treatment is needed that simultaneously addresses pain and sleep...
  10. doi request reprint Mental defeat is linked to interference, distress and disability in chronic pain
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Pain 149:547-54. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that mental defeat may be an important mediator of distress and disability in chronic pain. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased use of safety-seeking behaviors in chronic back pain patients with high health anxiety
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology PO 77, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:2821-35. 2007
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that SSB is distinct from overt pain behavior and may be a defining characteristic of chronic pain patients reporting high levels of health anxiety...
  12. doi request reprint Pain-related insomnia versus primary insomnia: a comparison study of sleep pattern, psychological characteristics, and cognitive-behavioral processes
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Clin J Pain 28:428-36. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare the characteristics of patients who have pain-related insomnia with those reporting primary insomnia and to identify psychological factors that predict pain-related insomnia...
  13. doi request reprint Hybrid cognitive-behaviour therapy for individuals with insomnia and chronic pain: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Behav Res Ther 50:814-21. 2012
    ..Insomnia is a debilitating comorbidity of chronic pain. This pilot trial tested the utility of a hybrid treatment that simultaneously targets insomnia and pain-related interference...
  14. doi request reprint Mental defeat predicts distress and disability in Hong Kong Chinese with chronic pain
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire
    Clin J Pain 29:830-6. 2013
    ..The present study examined whether MD contributed to the prediction of distress and disability among Hong Kong (HK) Chinese reporting CP...
  15. ncbi request reprint Time estimation ability and distorted perception of sleep in insomnia
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London
    Behav Sleep Med 3:134-50. 2005
    ..Future research is required to test the hypothesis that increased cognitive arousal (worry) and physiological arousal are candidate mechanisms that underpin sleep misperception...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive approaches to insomnia
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1650, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:593-611. 2005
    ..These include beliefs, attributions, expectations, perception and attention. The treatment implications of this evidence are discussed, as are priorities for future research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Attempts to control unwanted thoughts in the night: development of the thought control questionnaire-insomnia revised (TCQI-R)
    Melissa J Ree
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:985-98. 2005
    ..The strategy of cognitive distraction appeared to be helpful, with the use of this strategy predicting better sleep quality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Barriers to treatment seeking in primary insomnia in the United Kingdom: a cross-sectional perspective
    Kathleen Stinson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Sleep 29:1643-6. 2006
    ..Although there are effective treatments, the rate of insomnia in the United Kingdom is 22%, which is substantially higher than in other parts of Europe and in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of cognitive arousal and physiological arousal on sleep perception
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Sleep 27:69-78. 2004
    ..Experiment 2 compared the relative effect of anxious cognitive arousal and physiological arousal on sleep perception...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correcting distorted perception of sleep in insomnia: a novel behavioural experiment?
    Nicole K Y Tang
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:27-39. 2004
    ..The theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behaviour therapy for primary insomnia: can we rest yet?
    Allison G Harvey
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Sleep Med Rev 7:237-62. 2003
    ..Directions for future research are outlined including (1) guidelines for improved RCT methodology and (2) suggestions for developing empirically grounded treatments...