C Eccleston

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bath
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi A comparison of the relative utility of coping and acceptance-based measures in a sample of chronic pain sufferers
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and The University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Eur J Pain 10:23-9. 2006
  2. doi Interview: A normal psychology of pain
    Christopher Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, UK
    Pain Manag 1:399-403. 2011
  3. doi Psychological approaches to chronic pain management: evidence and challenges
    C Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Br J Anaesth 111:59-63. 2013
  4. pmc Psychological therapies for the management of chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD003968. 2012
  5. pmc Case study: Ethical guidance for pediatric e-health research using examples from pain research with adolescents
    Ellen M Henderson
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:1116-26. 2012
  6. doi Internet sites offering adolescents help with headache, abdominal pain, and dysmenorrhoea: a description of content, quality, and peer interactions
    Ellen M Henderson
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:262-71. 2012
  7. pmc Chronic pain in adolescents: evaluation of a programme of interdisciplinary cognitive behaviour therapy
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath and The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:881-5. 2003
  8. ncbi The impact of chronic pain on adolescents: a review of previously used measures
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain and Managment Unit, The University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:684-97. 2006
  9. ncbi Adolescent chronic pain: patterns and predictors of emotional distress in adolescents with chronic pain and their parents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 108:221-9. 2004
  10. pmc Managing chronic pain in children: the challenge of delivering chronic care in a "modernising" healthcare system
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Trust, Bath, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:332-3. 2005

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi A comparison of the relative utility of coping and acceptance-based measures in a sample of chronic pain sufferers
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and The University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Eur J Pain 10:23-9. 2006
    ..Increasing data support the view that the pain management field may benefit from evolving toward incorporating a less control-oriented and more accommodating view of aversive private experiences in some circumstances...
  2. doi Interview: A normal psychology of pain
    Christopher Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, UK
    Pain Manag 1:399-403. 2011
    ..He is also Coordinating Editor of the Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Cochrane Review Group. ..
  3. doi Psychological approaches to chronic pain management: evidence and challenges
    C Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Br J Anaesth 111:59-63. 2013
    ..Suggestions for improving both trials and evidence summaries are made. Finally, consideration is given to what can be achieved by the pain specialist without access to specialist psychology resource. ..
  4. pmc Psychological therapies for the management of chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD003968. 2012
    ..Psychological therapies are emerging as effective interventions to treat children with chronic or recurrent pain. This update adds recently published randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to the review published in 2009...
  5. pmc Case study: Ethical guidance for pediatric e-health research using examples from pain research with adolescents
    Ellen M Henderson
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:1116-26. 2012
    ..The absence of guidance is particularly prominent for online research with children. Our objective is to outline ethical issues in e-health research with children and adolescents using two exemplar studies in pediatric pain research...
  6. doi Internet sites offering adolescents help with headache, abdominal pain, and dysmenorrhoea: a description of content, quality, and peer interactions
    Ellen M Henderson
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:262-71. 2012
    ..To analyze content and quality of headache, abdominal pain, and dysmenorrhoea websites, and to thematically analyze online pain forums...
  7. pmc Chronic pain in adolescents: evaluation of a programme of interdisciplinary cognitive behaviour therapy
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath and The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:881-5. 2003
    ..Aim: To determine the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary cognitive behavioural treatment for adolescents with chronic pain...
  8. ncbi The impact of chronic pain on adolescents: a review of previously used measures
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain and Managment Unit, The University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:684-97. 2006
    ..To review the use of instruments to assess the impact of adolescent chronic pain, focussing on the development of instruments, the domains covered, psychometric properties, and published use with adolescent chronic pain patients...
  9. ncbi Adolescent chronic pain: patterns and predictors of emotional distress in adolescents with chronic pain and their parents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 108:221-9. 2004
    ..It is argued that adolescent emotional coping may best be understood within a relational context of seeking emotional support...
  10. pmc Managing chronic pain in children: the challenge of delivering chronic care in a "modernising" healthcare system
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Trust, Bath, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:332-3. 2005
  11. doi Smartphone applications for pain management
    Benjamin A Rosser
    Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 17:308-12. 2011
    ..In a population often desperate for a solution to distressing and debilitating pain conditions, there is considerable risk of individuals being misled...
  12. ncbi The Bath Adolescent Pain Questionnaire (BAPQ): development and preliminary psychometric evaluation of an instrument to assess the impact of chronic pain on adolescents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, Level 7, Wessex House, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Pain 118:263-70. 2005
    ..Further investigation is needed on the predictive validity of the subscales. Additional data from samples of patients with diagnoses that are not musculoskeletal in origin would be of great assistance...
  13. ncbi Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of psychological therapy for chronic pain in children and adolescents, with a subset meta-analysis of pain relief
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, UK
    Pain 99:157-65. 2002
    ..32, indicating that the psychological treatments examined are effective in reducing the pain of headache. The quality of the 18 trials retrieved is narratively reviewed and suggestions for the development of trials in this field are made...
  14. ncbi Attention and somatic awareness in chronic pain
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath and The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, UK
    Pain 72:209-15. 1997
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of their theoretical implications for the concept of hypervigilance and their clinical implications for chronic pain control...
  15. ncbi Development and preliminary psychometric evaluation of the parent report version of the Bath Adolescent Pain Questionnaire (BAPQ-P): A multidimensional parent report instrument to assess the impact of chronic pain on adolescents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, Level 7, Wessex House, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Pain 131:48-56. 2007
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  16. ncbi Worry and chronic pain: a misdirected problem solving model
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, School for Health, The University of Bath and The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, NHS Trust, UK
    Pain 132:233-6. 2007
  17. doi Adolescent social development and chronic pain
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, The University of Bath, Level 7, Wessex House, Bath BA27AY, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 12:765-74. 2008
    ..Pain intensity has a negative effect on this perception, but peer relations may play a protective role: strong peer relationships are associated with positive social comparisons of the level of social development...
  18. ncbi Pain demands attention: a cognitive-affective model of the interruptive function of pain
    C Eccleston
    Department of Psychology, University of Bath, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 125:356-66. 1999
    ..The implications of this model for research and therapy are outlined with an emphasis on the redefinition of chronic pain as chronic interruption...
  19. doi Children's catastrophic thinking about their pain predicts pain and disability 6 months later
    T Vervoort
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 14:90-6. 2010
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of potential mechanisms through which catastrophizing might exert its negative impact upon pain and disability outcomes in children...
  20. ncbi Acceptance-based treatment for persons with complex, long standing chronic pain: a preliminary analysis of treatment outcome in comparison to a waiting phase
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:1335-46. 2005
    ..The majority of improvements continued at 3-months post-treatment. Improvements in most outcomes during treatment were correlated with increases in acceptance, supporting the proposed process of treatment...
  21. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment method
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 107:159-66. 2004
    ..A revised version of the CPAQ is suggested...
  22. ncbi Habituation and the interference of pain with task performance
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 70:149-54. 1997
    ..Finally, results clearly showed a more prolonged processing time of the tones during pain trials than during control trials. These results are discussed in terms of cognitive theories of habituation...
  23. ncbi Worry and chronic pain patients: a description and analysis of individual differences
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, The University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
    Eur J Pain 5:309-18. 2001
    ..Worry is, however, related to awareness of somatic sensations. These results are discussed within an attentional model in which worry functions to maintain vigilance to threat...
  24. ncbi Disability in adolescents with chronic pain: Patterns and predictors across different domains of functioning
    Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and The University of Bath, BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 131:132-41. 2007
    ..The results emphasise the need to measure multiple domains of functioning, and show that the connections between pain, physical disability and adaptive functioning are looser than might be predicted...
  25. ncbi Contextual cognitive-behavioral therapy for severely disabled chronic pain sufferers: effectiveness and clinically significant change
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Eur J Pain 11:314-22. 2007
    ..This research plays an important part in establishing an evidence base to inform service development, ensuring that chronic pain services do not exclude people on the basis of the severity of their disability...
  26. doi Keeping pain out of your mind: the role of attentional set in pain
    D M L Van Ryckeghem
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 17:402-11. 2013
    ..In this paper, we investigated the effect of attentional set (i.e., the collection of task-related features that a person is monitoring in order to successfully pursue a goal) on pain...
  27. ncbi Attention to chronic pain is dependent upon pain-related fear
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, University of Gent, Belgium
    J Psychosom Res 47:403-10. 1999
    ..These results are discussed in terms of how pain-related fear creates a hypervigilance to pain...
  28. doi Expressive dimensions of pain catastrophizing: An observational study in adolescents with chronic pain
    T Vervoort
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 146:170-6. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the processes linking (1) catastrophizing to communicative pain behaviours and (2) pain to pain-related protective behaviours...
  29. ncbi The Bath Adolescent Pain--Parental Impact Questionnaire (BAP-PIQ): development and preliminary psychometric evaluation of an instrument to assess the impact of parenting an adolescent with chronic pain
    Abbie Jordan
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, Bath BA27AY, UK
    Pain 137:478-87. 2008
    ..Additional data from samples comprising fathers of adolescents with chronic pain and parents of adolescents with non-musculoskeletal pain would be of benefit...
  30. ncbi Worrying about chronic pain. An examination of worry and problem solving in adults who identify as chronic pain sufferers
    Petra De Vlieger
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 120:138-44. 2006
    ..The results are discussed within a context of a model of worry and chronic pain, in which worry about chronic pain may be functioning to promote awareness of an insoluble problem...
  31. ncbi Acceptance of the unpleasant reality of chronic pain: effects upon attention to pain and engagement with daily activities
    Ilse Viane
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 112:282-8. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in terms of how a positive life despite pain may be preserved by a flexible adjustment of personal goals to current limitations and adversities...
  32. ncbi A prospective study of acceptance of pain and patient functioning with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, The University of Bath, UK
    Pain 118:164-9. 2005
    ..Treatment outcome and process studies may demonstrate the potential for acceptance-based clinical methods for chronic pain management...
  33. ncbi Being a parent of the adolescent with complex chronic pain: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Abbie L Jordan
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, Level 7, Wessex House, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Eur J Pain 11:49-56. 2007
    ..Previous quantitative research has shown that parents of adolescents with chronic pain report elevated levels of emotional distress in addition to limitations in social and family functioning...
  34. ncbi Clinical assessment of behavioral coping responses: preliminary results from a brief inventory
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Eur J Pain 9:69-78. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that, in some instances, attempts at avoidance and control of chronic pain may be less helpful compared with a willingness to experience pain and focus on functioning...
  35. doi Parental catastrophizing about child's pain and its relationship with activity restriction: the mediating role of parental distress
    L Caes
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 152:212-22. 2011
    ..Parental catastrophizing was associated with parental tendency to restrict their child's engagement in a painful test, and this relationship was mediated by parental distress...
  36. ncbi The effects of catastrophic thinking about pain on attentional interference by pain: no mediation of negative affectivity in healthy volunteers and in patients with low back pain
    G Crombez
    Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Pain Res Manag 7:31-9. 2002
    ..Previous studies have shown that catastrophic thinking about pain enhances attentional interference in healthy volunteers...
  37. ncbi Finding a solution to the problem of pain: conceptual formulation and the development of the Pain Solutions Questionnaire (PaSol)
    Petra De Vlieger
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 123:285-93. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in terms of how a persistence in assimilative coping, even though the pain problem is insoluble, may increase hypervigilance, catastrophizing, distress and disability...
  38. doi The effects of parental presence upon the facial expression of pain: the moderating role of child pain catastrophizing
    T Vervoort
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 138:277-85. 2008
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the social consequences of pain catastrophizing, and the variables contributing to the expression or suppression of pain display in children and its impact upon others...
  39. ncbi When somatic information threatens, catastrophic thinking enhances attentional interference
    G Crombez
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 75:187-98. 1998
    ..Again, catastrophizers had marked interference immediately after onset. The results are discussed in terms of how catastrophizing amplifies somatosensory information and primes fear mechanisms...
  40. ncbi Concerns about medication and medication use in chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    J Pain 7:726-34. 2006
    ..We suggest that concerns about medication use warrant further study and may deserve clinical attention...
  41. ncbi Acceptance of pain is an independent predictor of mental well-being in patients with chronic pain: empirical evidence and reappraisal
    Ilse Viane
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 106:65-72. 2003
    ..It is concluded that acceptance of chronic pain is best conceived of as the shift away from pain to non-pain aspects of life, and the shift away from a search for a cure with an acknowledgement that pain may not change...
  42. ncbi Catastrophic thinking about pain is independently associated with pain severity, disability, and somatic complaints in school children and children with chronic pain
    Tine Vervoort
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:674-83. 2006
    ..To investigate the value of pain catastrophizing in explaining pain, disability, and somatic complaints, beyond negative affectivity (NA)...
  43. doi Acceptance of pain in adolescents with chronic pain: validation of an adapted assessment instrument and preliminary correlation analyses
    Lance M McCracken
    Bath Centre for Pain Services, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Eur J Pain 14:316-20. 2010
    ..We discuss developmental aspects of acceptance in adolescents and clinical implications of these findings...
  44. ncbi Attempting to solve the problem of pain: a questionnaire study in acute and chronic pain patients
    Geert Crombez
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 137:556-63. 2008
    ..For chronic pain patients, catastrophic thinking about pain was greater when assimilative coping was higher. These results are discussed within the context of a goal directed motivational model of adaptation to chronic pain...
  45. doi Assessing the quality of walking in adults with chronic pain: the development and preliminary psychometric evaluation of the Bath Assessment of Walking Inventory
    Jane E Clarke
    Centre for Pain Research, Level 7, Wessex House, The University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Eur J Pain 13:305-11. 2009
    ..A robust measure of walking will enable accurate clinical assessment, and the investigation of psychosocial and biomechanical influences on walking quality, and of the communicative function of pain related movement...
  46. ncbi Processes of change in treatment for chronic pain: the contributions of pain, acceptance, and catastrophizing
    Kevin E Vowles
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, The University of Bath, Upper Borough Walls, Bath, UK
    Eur J Pain 11:779-87. 2007
    ..Issues relating to change at the level of frequency or content of psychological experiences are considered relative to change in the functions of these experiences...
  47. doi The Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire: confirmatory factor analysis and identification of patient subgroups
    Kevin E Vowles
    Centre for Pain Research, School for Health, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Pain 140:284-91. 2008
    ..These results provide further support for the 20-item, two-factor CPAQ and indicate that it is both theoretically and practically useful...
  48. doi Patient functioning and catastrophizing in chronic pain: the mediating effects of acceptance
    Kevin E Vowles
    Department of Psychology, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Health Psychol 27:S136-43. 2008
    ....
  49. doi Toward a taxonomy of adolescents with chronic pain: exploratory cluster and discriminant analyses of the bath adolescent pain questionnaire
    Kevin E Vowles
    Centre for Pain Research, School for Health, University of Bath, Norwood House, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Eur J Pain 14:214-21. 2010
    ....
  50. doi Parental functioning in the context of adolescent chronic pain: a review of previously used measures
    Abbie Jordan
    Pain Management Unit, The University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:640-59. 2008
    ..The study will focus on examining the population in which measures were developed, content, length, psychometric evaluation, and published use with this specific chronic pain population...
  51. ncbi Do men and women differ in their response to interdisciplinary chronic pain management?
    Edmund Keogh
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease and University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Pain 114:37-46. 2005
    ..However, the current results are different from those previously reported. We discuss potential reasons for such differences...
  52. ncbi Acceptance and change in the context of chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and The University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 109:4-7. 2004
  53. ncbi Gender moderates the association between depression and disability in chronic pain patients
    Edmund Keogh
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, UK
    Eur J Pain 10:413-22. 2006
    ..Together these results not only suggest that gender is an important moderator of the relationship between emotional responses and disability, but that such associations may be related more to depression than anxiety...
  54. doi A principal components analysis of negative affect-related constructs relevant to pain: evidence for a three component structure
    Charlotte Mounce
    Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom
    J Pain 11:710-7. 2010
    ..The implications of these core dimensions are discussed with reference to future research and theory...
  55. ncbi The economic impact of chronic pain in adolescence: methodological considerations and a preliminary costs-of-illness study
    Michelle Sleed
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    Pain 119:183-90. 2005
    ..Extrapolating the mean total cost to estimated UK prevalence data of adolescent chronic pain demonstrates a cost-of-illness to UK society of approximately 3,840 million pounds in one year. The implications of the study are discussed...
  56. doi Predicting pain and disability in patients with hand fractures: comparing pain anxiety, anxiety sensitivity and pain catastrophizing
    Edmund Keogh
    Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, UK
    Eur J Pain 14:446-51. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed in light of the relative role that these anxiety-related constructs have in pain and disability, as well as implications for future research...
  57. ncbi Sex differences in adolescent chronic pain and pain-related coping
    Edmund Keogh
    Pain Management Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Pain 123:275-84. 2006
    ..More research examining potential sex differences in children and adolescents is recommended...
  58. ncbi Chronic pain in children and adolescents
    Christopher Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, The University of Bath, The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, NHS Foundation Trust
    Paediatr Nurs 18:30-3. 2006
    ..While chronic pain is not well understood, there is emerging evidence that young people and their parents can recover from chronic disability, dependency and distress, and return to a normal life...
  59. ncbi Multimethod assessment of treatment process in chronic low back pain: comparison of reported pain-related anxiety with directly measured physical capacity
    L M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:585-94. 2002
    ..These results are discussed in the context of how to improve assessment of the chronic pain patient and improve the effectiveness of multidisciplinary CBT...
  60. ncbi Role of psychology in pain management
    C Eccleston
    Pain Management Unit, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Br J Anaesth 87:144-52. 2001
    ..The evidence for the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy for adults with chronic pain is now well established. This treatment should be available as a core part of any chronic pain service...
  61. doi Technologically-assisted behaviour change: a systematic review of studies of novel technologies for the management of chronic illness
    Benjamin A Rosser
    Centre for Pain Research, School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 15:327-38. 2009
    ..For people with long-term health conditions, technological self-management systems could provide a practical method of understanding and monitoring their condition, as well as therapeutic guidance to alter maladaptive behaviour...
  62. ncbi Disengagement from pain: the role of catastrophic thinking about pain
    Stefaan Van Damme
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 107:70-6. 2004
    ..Our results provide further evidence that catastrophic thinking enhances the attentional demand of pain, particularly resulting in difficulty disengaging from pain. The clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  63. ncbi Hypervigilance to learned pain signals: a componential analysis
    Stefaan Van Damme
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Pain 7:346-57. 2006
    ..We conclude that hypervilance to pain signals does not emerge as rapid initial shifting to the pain signal but rather as enhanced processing once it is detected. Theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  64. ncbi Distraction from chronic pain during a pain-inducing activity is associated with greater post-activity pain
    Liesbet Goubert
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 110:220-7. 2004
    ..Clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  65. doi Chronic musculoskeletal pain in children: assessment and management
    Jacqui Clinch
    Bath Centre for Pain Services, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:466-74. 2009
    ..In this review, an overview of the assessment is presented and management of childhood chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions with reference to main research findings to date...
  66. ncbi The anticipation of pain modulates spatial attention: evidence for pain-specificity in high-pain catastrophizers
    Stefaan Van Damme
    Department of Experimental, Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Pain 111:392-9. 2004
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  67. doi The role of motivation in distracting attention away from pain: an experimental study
    Katrien Verhoeven
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 149:229-34. 2010
    ..We conclude that increasing the motivational relevance of the distraction task may increase the effects of distraction, especially for those who catastrophize about pain...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi Is it better to have controlled and lost than never to have controlled at all? An experimental investigation of control over pain
    Geert Crombez
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 137:631-9. 2008
    ..Psychol Aging 1990;5:58-67] and possible mechanisms for perseverance with ineffective solutions...
  70. doi The unbearable lightness of somatisation: a systematic review of the concept of somatisation in empirical studies of pain
    Geert Crombez
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pain 145:31-5. 2009
    ..The current operational use may unduly lead to a "psychologisation" of physical complaints...
  71. ncbi The role of extinction and reinstatement in attentional bias to threat: a conditioning approach
    Stefaan Van Damme
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 44:1555-63. 2006
    ..This biased attention largely disappeared during extinction. During the reinstatement phase attentional bias to threat signals re-emerged in the reinstatement group, but not in the control group...
  72. ncbi Hypervigilance to pain: an experimental and clinical analysis
    Geert Crombez
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Pain 116:4-7. 2005
  73. ncbi Fear-conditioned cues of impending pain facilitate attentional engagement
    Stefaan Van Damme
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Neurophysiol Clin 34:33-9. 2004
    ..In order to identify the attentional components involved in the selection of pain signals over competing demands, we used an emotional modification of an exogenous cueing task...
  74. doi Identifying experimental methods to determine the effect of pain on attention: a review of pain, caffeine, alcohol and nicotine studies
    David J Moore
    Centre for Pain Research, The University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 24:601-18. 2009
    ..To identify which attentional tasks have the greatest potential to investigate the effect of pain on attention and provide recommendations for future research...
  75. ncbi A scale for rating the quality of psychological trials for pain
    Shona L Yates
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, 15 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Pain 117:314-25. 2005
    ..The total scale score discriminated between trials globally judged as good and poor by experts, and trial quality was shown to be a function of year of publication. Uses for the scale are suggested...
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    ..High quality, randomized, controlled trials with larger numbers of patients and standardized, clinically relevant routes of administration of ketamine are needed...
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    Patrick J McGrath
    Dalhousie University and IWK Health Center, Halifax, Canada
    J Pain 9:771-83. 2008
    ..Specific measures or measurement strategies were recommended for different age groups for each domain...