David A Williams

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Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving physical functional status in patients with fibromyalgia: a brief cognitive behavioral intervention
    David A Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1280-6. 2002
  2. pmc Toward development of a fibromyalgia responder index and disease activity score: OMERACT module update
    Philip J Mease
    Division of Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1487-95. 2011
  3. pmc Executive function in chronic pain patients and healthy controls: different cortical activation during response inhibition in fibromyalgia
    Jennifer M Glass
    Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Pain 12:1219-29. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between stress and pain in work-related upper extremity disorders: the hidden role of chronic multisymptom illnesses
    Daniel J Clauw
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:370-82. 2002
  5. doi request reprint A psychophysical study of auditory and pressure sensitivity in patients with fibromyalgia and healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 9:417-22. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid somatic symptoms and functional status in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: sensory amplification as a common mechanism
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, Div of Rheumatology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:235-42. 2008
  7. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Functional magnetic resonance imaging findings in fibromyalgia
    David A Williams
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan Health System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:224. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The association between experimental and clinical pain measures among persons with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Eur J Pain 11:202-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia syndrome
    Philip J Mease
    Swedish Medical Center, The University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:2270-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy and aerobic exercise for Gulf War veterans' illnesses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sam T Donta
    VA Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 289:1396-404. 2003

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving physical functional status in patients with fibromyalgia: a brief cognitive behavioral intervention
    David A Williams
    Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1280-6. 2002
    ..Sustained improvement in physical functional status was the primary goal of a brief, 6 session cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) protocol for fibromyalgia (FM)...
  2. pmc Toward development of a fibromyalgia responder index and disease activity score: OMERACT module update
    Philip J Mease
    Division of Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1487-95. 2011
    ..Final results of this work will be published in a separate report pending completion of analyses...
  3. pmc Executive function in chronic pain patients and healthy controls: different cortical activation during response inhibition in fibromyalgia
    Jennifer M Glass
    Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Pain 12:1219-29. 2011
    ..Compensatory cortical plasticity may be required to achieve performance on a par with control groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between stress and pain in work-related upper extremity disorders: the hidden role of chronic multisymptom illnesses
    Daniel J Clauw
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:370-82. 2002
    ..In such a scenario, the chronic regional pain and other symptoms that the individual is experiencing would be attributable to the CMI rather than to tissue damage or a biomechanical dysfunction of the upper-extremity...
  5. doi request reprint A psychophysical study of auditory and pressure sensitivity in patients with fibromyalgia and healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 9:417-22. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to examine the neural substrates associated with this abnormality and its role in the etiology and maintenance of FM...
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid somatic symptoms and functional status in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: sensory amplification as a common mechanism
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, Div of Rheumatology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:235-42. 2008
    ..Somatic symptoms are common in conditions such as fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  7. pmc Biology and therapy of fibromyalgia. Functional magnetic resonance imaging findings in fibromyalgia
    David A Williams
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan Health System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:224. 2006
    ..This article provides an overview of the nociceptive system as it functions normally, reviews functional brain imaging methods, and integrates the existing literature utilizing fMRI to study central pain mechanisms in fibromyalgia...
  8. ncbi request reprint The association between experimental and clinical pain measures among persons with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Eur J Pain 11:202-7. 2007
    ..These findings merit consideration when designing experimental studies of clinical pain associated with FM and CFS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia syndrome
    Philip J Mease
    Swedish Medical Center, The University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:2270-7. 2005
    ..A prioritized list of domains of FM to be investigated was thus developed, key issues and controversies in the field were debated, and consensus on a research agenda on outcome measure development was reached...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy and aerobic exercise for Gulf War veterans' illnesses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sam T Donta
    VA Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 289:1396-404. 2003
    ..Gulf War veterans' illnesses (GWVI), multisymptom illnesses characterized by persistent pain, fatigue, and cognitive symptoms, have been reported by many Gulf War veterans. There are currently no effective therapies available to treat GWVI...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization and consequences of pain variability in individuals with fibromyalgia
    Richard E Harris
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 385, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3670-4. 2005
    ..We used electronic assessment data derived from a study of patients with fibromyalgia (FM) to examine variability of pain over time and to investigate the implications of pain fluctuation in the context of a clinical trial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Momentary relationship between cortisol secretion and symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia
    Samuel A McLean
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 385, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3660-9. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical and evoked pain measures in fibromyalgia
    Richard E Harris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Pain 7:521-7. 2006
    ..05). Pain sensitivity as assessed by random paradigms was associated with improvements in clinical FM pain. Sophisticated pain testing paradigms might be responsive to change in clinical trials...
  14. ncbi request reprint Utility of cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment for insomnia in patients with fibromyalgia
    David A Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:190-1. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid corticotropin-releasing factor concentration is associated with pain but not fatigue symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia
    Samuel A McLean
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:2776-82. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to better understand the nature of the association between CSF CRF and pain symptoms in FM...
  16. ncbi request reprint The allure of a cure
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 7:797-9; discussion 804-6. 2006
  17. doi request reprint Measuring health in patients with fibromyalgia: content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Birgit Prodinger
    Vienna University, Department of Internal Medicine III, Division of Rheumatology, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 59:650-8. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Identifying the clinical domains of fibromyalgia: contributions from clinician and patient Delphi exercises
    Phillip J Mease
    Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:952-60. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of milnacipran in patients with fibromyalgia
    R Michael Gendreau
    Cypress Biosciences, 4350 Executive Drive, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1975-85. 2005
    ..Milnacipran, a nontricyclic compound that inhibits the reuptake of both serotonin and norepinephrine, may provide many of the beneficial effects of TCA with a superior side effect profile...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of fibromyalgia with formula acupuncture: investigation of needle placement, needle stimulation, and treatment frequency
    Richard E Harris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:663-71. 2005
    ..DESIGN/SETTINGS/SUBJECTS: A single-site, single-blind, randomized trial of 114 participants diagnosed with fibromyalgia for at least 1 year was performed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptoms before and after September 11 in patients with fibromyalgia
    David A Williams
    JAMA 289:1637-8. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioural therapies in fibromyalgia and related syndromes
    David A Williams
    University of Michigan, Room 5510D, MSRB 1, 1150 W Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0680, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 17:649-65. 2003
    ..While the benefits are not curative or universally obtained by all patients, the benefits are sufficiently large to encourage future refinement of CBT for this population of patients...
  23. pmc Development and analytic validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the measurement of canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity in serum
    Jorg M Steiner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4474, USA
    Can J Vet Res 67:175-82. 2003
    ..Evaluation of its clinical usefulness for the diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic disorders in dogs is under way...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bile acids diagnostic test believed to contain limitations
    Jorg M Steiner
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:429; author reply 429-30. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Subgrouping of fibromyalgia patients on the basis of pressure-pain thresholds and psychological factors
    Thorsten Giesecke
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2916-22. 2003
    ..In this study, we attempt to identify patient subsets by incorporating these features as well as the degree of hyperalgesia/tenderness, which is a key neurobiologic feature of this illness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity in serum of dogs
    Jorg M Steiner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:1237-41. 2003
    ..To develop and validate a radioimmunoassay (RIA) for measuring canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity (cPLI) in serum obtained from dogs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evidence of augmented central pain processing in idiopathic chronic low back pain
    Thorsten Giesecke
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:613-23. 2004
    ..We compared the results of both of these methods as applied to patients with idiopathic CLBP (n = 11), patients with widespread pain (fibromyalgia; n = 16), and healthy control subjects (n = 11)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pain assessment in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: a consideration of methods for clinical trials
    David A Williams
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:348-56. 2004
    ..Baseline characteristics, characteristics over time, and compliance were evaluated for each of the methods...
  29. pmc Development and analytical validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity in serum
    Jorg M Steiner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Can J Vet Res 68:309-14. 2004
    ..Further studies to evaluate the clinical usefulness of this assay are needed and in progress...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and symptoms in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Willem J Kop
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:296-303. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Tylosin-responsive chronic diarrhea in dogs
    Elias Westermarck
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Vet Intern Med 19:177-86. 2005
    ..Additional studies are required to identify the specific cause of TRD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Differences in unpleasantness induced by experimental pressure pain between patients with fibromyalgia and healthy controls
    Frank Petzke
    Department of Anesthesiology of the University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Pain 9:325-35. 2005
    ..Clinical pain in patients with FM was perceived to be more unpleasant than the evoked pain stimuli. These results are consistent with the concept that chronic pain may reduce the relative unpleasantness of evoked pain sensations...
  33. ncbi request reprint The relationship between depression, clinical pain, and experimental pain in a chronic pain cohort
    Thorsten Giesecke
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1577-84. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the effect of symptoms of depression and/or clinically diagnosed major depressive disorder (MDD) on pain processing in patients with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intestinal permeability and absorption in dogs with traumatic injury
    Elizabeth M Streeter
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 16:669-73. 2002
    ..Results of this study support the hypothesis that intestinal permeability and absorption are altered in dogs with traumatic injury...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia after motor vehicle collision: evidence and implications
    Samuel A McLean
    Department of Emergency Medicine and The Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:97-104. 2005
    ..Assess currently available evidence regarding the ability of a motor vehicle collision (MVC) to trigger the development of fibromyalgia (FM)...