Christopher A Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Placebo analgesia: cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome
    Alison Watson
    Human Pain Research Group, School of Translation Medicine, University of Manchester, Clinical Sciences Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:206. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Psychobiological correlates of improved mental health in patients with musculoskeletal pain after a mindfulness-based pain management program
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:233-44. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain ratings by expectation and uncertainty: Behavioral characteristics and anticipatory neural correlates
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Pain 135:240-50. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Meditation experience predicts less negative appraisal of pain: electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of anticipatory neural responses
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester, Clinical Sciences Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford M6 8HD, UK
    Pain 150:428-38. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A role for midcingulate cortex in the interruptive effects of pain anticipation on attention
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford, M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2370-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Confidence in beliefs about pain predicts expectancy effects on pain perception and anticipatory processing in right anterior insula
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
    Pain 139:324-32. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive changes as a result of a single exposure to placebo
    Debbie L Morton
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester Rheumatic Diseases Centre, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, Manchester M6 8HD, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:1958-64. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Dissociating nociceptive modulation by the duration of pain anticipation from unpredictability in the timing of pain
    Jennifer A Clark
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2870-8. 2008
  9. pmc Experimental placebo analgesia changes resting-state alpha oscillations
    Nathan T M Huneke
    School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e78278. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint When the brain expects pain: common neural responses to pain anticipation are related to clinical pain and distress in fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 39:663-72. 2014

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Publications10

  1. pmc Placebo analgesia: cognitive influences on therapeutic outcome
    Alison Watson
    Human Pain Research Group, School of Translation Medicine, University of Manchester, Clinical Sciences Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:206. 2012
    ..We discuss the importance of the patient-practitioner relationship and how this can be used to enhance the placebo effect, and we consider the ethical challenges of using placebos in clinical practice...
  2. doi request reprint Psychobiological correlates of improved mental health in patients with musculoskeletal pain after a mindfulness-based pain management program
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:233-44. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain ratings by expectation and uncertainty: Behavioral characteristics and anticipatory neural correlates
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Pain 135:240-50. 2008
    ..This suggests that biasing of pain reports and LEPs by expectation involves temporally precise activity in specific cortical networks...
  4. doi request reprint Meditation experience predicts less negative appraisal of pain: electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of anticipatory neural responses
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester, Clinical Sciences Building, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford M6 8HD, UK
    Pain 150:428-38. 2010
    ..Further work is required to directly test the causal relationship between meditation, pain anticipation, and pain experience...
  5. doi request reprint A role for midcingulate cortex in the interruptive effects of pain anticipation on attention
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford, M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2370-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the anticipatory neural processes associated with the interruptive effects of pain anticipation on attention...
  6. doi request reprint Confidence in beliefs about pain predicts expectancy effects on pain perception and anticipatory processing in right anterior insula
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
    Pain 139:324-32. 2008
    ..The results support probabilistic models of pain perception and suggest that confidence in beliefs is an important determinant of expectancy effects on pain perception...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cognitive changes as a result of a single exposure to placebo
    Debbie L Morton
    Human Pain Research Group, University of Manchester Rheumatic Diseases Centre, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, Manchester M6 8HD, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:1958-64. 2010
    ..Receiving a placebo treatment appears to cause a lasting change in the cognitive processing of pain for at least 6 weeks. This cognitive change may be facilitated by a change in state anxiety...
  8. doi request reprint Dissociating nociceptive modulation by the duration of pain anticipation from unpredictability in the timing of pain
    Jennifer A Clark
    Human Pain Research Group, Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital, Salford M6 8HD, United Kingdom
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2870-8. 2008
    ..However, it is not clear how unpredictability in the timing of the impending pain stimulus interacts with dread and whether the two factors show differential effects on the neural generators of the pain-evoked response...
  9. pmc Experimental placebo analgesia changes resting-state alpha oscillations
    Nathan T M Huneke
    School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e78278. 2013
    ..The manipulation of alpha activity may therefore present an exciting avenue for the development of treatments that directly alter endogenous processes to better control pain. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint When the brain expects pain: common neural responses to pain anticipation are related to clinical pain and distress in fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis
    Christopher A Brown
    Human Pain Research Group, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 39:663-72. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest common neural correlates of pain and tenderness in FM and OA that are enhanced in FM but not unique to this condition. ..