Kevin E Vowles

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bath
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of pain acceptance and pain control strategies on physical impairment in individuals with chronic low back pain
    Kevin E Vowles
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Behav Ther 38:412-25. 2007
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: a study of treatment effectiveness and process
    Kevin E Vowles
    Centre for Pain Research, School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:397-407. 2008
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi A prospective analysis of acceptance of pain and values-based action in patients with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Health Psychol 27:215-20. 2008
  10. doi Parenting an adolescent with chronic pain: an investigation of how a taxonomy of adolescent functioning relates to parent distress
    Lindsey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:748-57. 2010

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Publications26

  1. ncbi Effects of pain acceptance and pain control strategies on physical impairment in individuals with chronic low back pain
    Kevin E Vowles
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Behav Ther 38:412-25. 2007
    ..3% and the continued practice group improved by 2.5%. These results suggest that acceptance may be a key process involved in behavior change in individuals with chronic pain...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. doi Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: a study of treatment effectiveness and process
    Kevin E Vowles
    Centre for Pain Research, School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:397-407. 2008
    ..4% of patients demonstrated improvement in at least one key domain. Both acceptance of pain and values-based action improved, and increases in these processes were associated with improvements in the primary outcome domains...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi A prospective analysis of acceptance of pain and values-based action in patients with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Health Psychol 27:215-20. 2008
    ..Acceptance of pain and values-based action appear important in the emotional, physical, and social functioning of individuals with chronic pain. The purpose of the current study was to prospectively investigate these combined processes...
  10. doi Parenting an adolescent with chronic pain: an investigation of how a taxonomy of adolescent functioning relates to parent distress
    Lindsey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:748-57. 2010
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  11. ncbi Psychological flexibility and traditional pain management strategies in relation to patient functioning with chronic pain: an examination of a revised instrument
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease and University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    J Pain 8:700-7. 2007
    ..These results may call for a shift in our approaches to chronic pain in line with developments taking place in broader areas of behavioral and cognitive therapy...
  12. ncbi Fear and pain: investigating the interaction between aversive states
    Kevin E Vowles
    Anxiety, Psychophysiology, and Pain Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:821-33. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that fear and pain, in and of themselves, do not dictate the nature of their interaction; the most important factor is how aversive they are perceived to be in relation to one another...
  13. ncbi Pain-related anxiety in the prediction of chronic low-back pain distress
    Kevin E Vowles
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, P O Box 6040, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 6040, USA
    J Behav Med 27:77-89. 2004
    ..Overall, the findings are discussed within the context of identifying particular pain-related anxiety mechanisms contributing to differential aspects of pain-related distress and clinical impairment...
  14. ncbi The role of mindfulness in a contextual cognitive-behavioral analysis of chronic pain-related suffering and disability
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Pain 131:63-9. 2007
    ..The behavioral processes of mindfulness and their accessibility to scientific study are considered...
  15. ncbi A prospective investigation of acceptance and control-oriented coping with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, Bath, BA1 1RL, UK
    J Behav Med 30:339-49. 2007
    ..These results support the inclusion of contextual acceptance-related processes in current frameworks for understanding adjustment to chronic pain...
  16. ncbi Predicting work status following interdisciplinary treatment for chronic pain
    Kevin E Vowles
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, PO Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Eur J Pain 8:351-8. 2004
    ..Furthermore, they provide evidence that general emotional distress is perhaps the most important predictor of work status following treatment...
  17. doi Adolescent chronic pain-related functioning: concordance and discordance of mother-proxy and self-report ratings
    Lindsey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, USA
    Eur J Pain 14:882-6. 2010
    ..g., pain-specific anxiety, depression). Awareness of these patterns of concordance and discordance should help clinicians in interpreting mothers' proxy-reports and adolescents' self-reports of chronic pain-related functioning...
  18. doi The impact of adolescent chronic pain on functioning: disentangling the complex role of anxiety
    Lindsey L Cohen
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 5010, USA
    J Pain 11:1039-46. 2010
    ..The moderating role of anxiety highlights a number of research and clinical possibilities to explore with adolescents with chronic pain-related disability...
  19. ncbi Acceptance of chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 10:90-4. 2006
    ..It appears that acceptance-related processes will at least expand our range of psychologic treatment methods for chronic pain sufferers and, at best, significantly improve them...
  20. 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...
  21. doi Does depression mediate the relation between fatigue severity and disability in chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers?
    Katherine Hadlandsmyth
    Bath and Wiltshire Adult Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Service, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, UK
    J Psychosom Res 66:31-5. 2009
    ..The present study sought to address this issue by specifically testing a model of mediation whereby depression was hypothesized to influence relations between fatigue and disability...
  22. ncbi Work-related beliefs about injury and physical capability for work in individuals with chronic pain
    Kevin E Vowles
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, P O Box 6040, Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Pain 101:291-8. 2003
    ..These results expand previous research, which has found a relation between self-reported disability and fear-avoidance beliefs, by demonstrating the relation with fear of work to actual work-related behaviors...
  23. doi Further development of an instrument to assess psychological flexibility in people with chronic pain
    Lance M McCracken
    Centre for Pain Service, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease, University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
    J Behav Med 33:346-54. 2010
    ..These analyses provide additional support for the relevance of psychological flexibility to the problem of chronic pain, as well as initial evidence for the BPRI as a measure of this process...
  24. ncbi The role of experiential avoidance in acute pain tolerance: a laboratory test
    Matthew T Feldner
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:146-58. 2006
    ..Consistent with theoretical prediction, these findings suggest that experiential avoidance may play a role in tolerance of acute pain...
  25. ncbi The fear-avoidance model of chronic pain: validation and age analysis using structural equation modeling
    Andrew J Cook
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Pain 121:195-206. 2006
    ..Results are consistent with a FA model of chronic pain, while indicating some important age group differences in this model and in levels of pain-related fear. Longitudinal testing of the multivariate model is recommended...
  26. ncbi Effects of emotion on pain reports, tolerance and physiology
    Leslie E Carter
    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
    Pain Res Manag 7:21-30. 2002
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