Karin Jensen

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nonconscious activation of placebo and nocebo pain responses
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15959-64. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The use of functional neuroimaging to evaluate psychological and other non-pharmacological treatments for clinical pain
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital MGH Harvard Medical School HMS, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 520:156-64. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive Behavioral Therapy increases pain-evoked activation of the prefrontal cortex in patients with fibromyalgia
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Pain 153:1495-503. 2012
  4. pmc Patients with fibromyalgia display less functional connectivity in the brain's pain inhibitory network
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Mol Pain 8:32. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Anxiety and depressive symptoms in fibromyalgia are related to poor perception of health but not to pain sensitivity or cerebral processing of pain
    Karin B Jensen
    Stockholm Brain Institute, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 62:3488-95. 2010
  6. pmc Functional connectivity of the frontoparietal network predicts cognitive modulation of pain
    Jian Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Pain 154:459-67. 2013
  7. pmc The catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) val158met polymorphism affects brain responses to repeated painful stimuli
    Marco L Loggia
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27764. 2011
  8. pmc Imaging the functional connectivity of the Periaqueductal Gray during genuine and sham electroacupuncture treatment
    Carolyn E Zyloney
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA
    Mol Pain 6:80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Nonconscious activation of placebo and nocebo pain responses
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15959-64. 2012
    ..This is a unique experimental verification of the influence of nonconscious conditioned stimuli on placebo/nocebo effects and the results challenge the exclusive role of awareness and conscious cognitions in placebo responses...
  2. doi request reprint The use of functional neuroimaging to evaluate psychological and other non-pharmacological treatments for clinical pain
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital MGH Harvard Medical School HMS, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 520:156-64. 2012
    ..Evaluations of treatment-related brain changes (functional and structural) might also allow for sub-grouping of patients and help to develop individualized treatments...
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive Behavioral Therapy increases pain-evoked activation of the prefrontal cortex in patients with fibromyalgia
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Pain 153:1495-503. 2012
    ..Our data thereby support our hypothesis about the activation of a cortical control mechanism in response to CBT treatment in chronic pain...
  4. pmc Patients with fibromyalgia display less functional connectivity in the brain's pain inhibitory network
    Karin B Jensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Mol Pain 8:32. 2012
    ..The seed coordinates were based on the findings from our previous study, comparing the fMRI signal during calibrated pressure pain in FM and HC: the rostral anterior cingulate cortex (rACC) and thalamus...
  5. doi request reprint Anxiety and depressive symptoms in fibromyalgia are related to poor perception of health but not to pain sensitivity or cerebral processing of pain
    Karin B Jensen
    Stockholm Brain Institute, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 62:3488-95. 2010
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  6. pmc Functional connectivity of the frontoparietal network predicts cognitive modulation of pain
    Jian Kong
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Pain 154:459-67. 2013
    ..We believe that these findings will shed new light on our understanding of variable cue/expectancy effects across individuals and how the intrinsic connectivity of the brain may influence expectancy-induced modulation of pain...
  7. pmc The catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) val158met polymorphism affects brain responses to repeated painful stimuli
    Marco L Loggia
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27764. 2011
    ..These findings may help explain the inconsistencies in reported findings of the impact of COMT in pain regulation...
  8. pmc Imaging the functional connectivity of the Periaqueductal Gray during genuine and sham electroacupuncture treatment
    Carolyn E Zyloney
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA
    Mol Pain 6:80. 2010
    ..Given the PAG's important role in mediating acupuncture analgesia, in this study we investigated functional connectivity with the area of the PAG we previously identified and how that connectivity was affected by genuine and sham EA...