Robert R Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Alteration in pain modulation in women with persistent pain after lumpectomy: influence of catastrophizing
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:30-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The association of perceived discrimination with low back pain
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 850 Boylston Street, Suite 302, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Behav Med 31:379-89. 2008
  3. pmc Alterations in pain responses in treated and untreated patients with restless legs syndrome: associations with sleep disruption
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chesnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Sleep Med 12:603-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Pain, catastrophizing, and depression in the rheumatic diseases
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 850 Boylston Street, Suite 302, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 7:216-24. 2011
  5. pmc Moderators of the negative effects of catastrophizing in arthritis
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pain Med 11:591-9. 2010
  6. pmc Elevated pain sensitivity in chronic pain patients at risk for opioid misuse
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 0246, USA
    J Pain 12:953-63. 2011
  7. pmc Catastrophizing and depressive symptoms as prospective predictors of outcomes following total knee replacement
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Pain Res Manag 14:307-11. 2009
  8. pmc Enhanced reactivity to pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R61. 2009
  9. pmc Association of catastrophizing with interleukin-6 responses to acute pain
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pain 140:135-44. 2008
  10. pmc The role of sleep problems in central pain processing in rheumatoid arthritis
    Yvonne C Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:59-68. 2013

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Alteration in pain modulation in women with persistent pain after lumpectomy: influence of catastrophizing
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:30-42. 2013
    ..Persistent pain is common after surgical treatment of breast cancer, but fairly little is known about the changes in sensory processing that accompany such pain syndromes...
  2. doi request reprint The association of perceived discrimination with low back pain
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 850 Boylston Street, Suite 302, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Behav Med 31:379-89. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Alterations in pain responses in treated and untreated patients with restless legs syndrome: associations with sleep disruption
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chesnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Sleep Med 12:603-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate psychophysical responses to noxious heat and pressure stimuli in both treated and untreated RLS patients, compared to matched controls...
  4. doi request reprint Pain, catastrophizing, and depression in the rheumatic diseases
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 850 Boylston Street, Suite 302, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 7:216-24. 2011
    ..Pain, depression, and catastrophizing might all be uniquely important therapeutic targets in the multimodal management of a range of such conditions...
  5. pmc Moderators of the negative effects of catastrophizing in arthritis
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pain Med 11:591-9. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated a variety of factors that might buffer or magnify catastrophizing's deleterious consequences among patients with RA...
  6. pmc Elevated pain sensitivity in chronic pain patients at risk for opioid misuse
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 0246, USA
    J Pain 12:953-63. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Catastrophizing and depressive symptoms as prospective predictors of outcomes following total knee replacement
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Pain Res Manag 14:307-11. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Enhanced reactivity to pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R61. 2009
    ..In the present study, we compared psychophysical and physiological responses to standardized noxious stimulation in 19 RA patients and 21 healthy controls...
  9. pmc Association of catastrophizing with interleukin-6 responses to acute pain
    Robert R Edwards
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pain 140:135-44. 2008
    ..This pathway may represent one important mechanism by which catastrophizing and other psychosocial factors shape the experience of both acute and chronic pain in a variety of settings...
  10. pmc The role of sleep problems in central pain processing in rheumatoid arthritis
    Yvonne C Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:59-68. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the level of CPM, pressure-pain threshold, and pressure-pain tolerance among RA patients compared to healthy controls...
  11. pmc Pain sensitivity and pain reactivity in osteoarthritis
    Yvonne C Lee
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:320-7. 2011
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  12. pmc Enhanced cortisol increase upon awakening is associated with greater pain ratings but not salivary cortisol or soluble tumor necrosis factor-α receptor II responses to acute pain
    Burel R Goodin
    University of Florida, Comprehensive Center for Pain Research, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:291-9. 2012
    ..In addition to evoked pain ratings, this study also tested whether CAR was prospectively related with salivary cortisol and soluble tumor necrosis factor-α receptor II responses to acute pain stimulation...
  13. pmc Disentangling linear and nonlinear brain responses to evoked deep tissue pain
    Marco L Loggia
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pain 153:2140-51. 2012
    ..Future studies should apply a similar approach using innocuous stimuli of multiple intensities to evaluate whether the response profiles reported here can also be generalized to nonpainful somatosensory processing...
  14. pmc Relationship of negative affect and outcome of an opioid therapy trial among low back pain patients
    Robert N Jamison
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Pract 13:173-81. 2013
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  15. pmc The relationship between disease activity, sleep, psychiatric distress and pain sensitivity in rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Yvonne C Lee
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PBB B3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R160. 2009
    ..The etiology of RA pain is likely multifactorial, including both inflammatory and non-inflammatory components. In this study, we examine the association between disease activity, sleep, psychiatric distress and pain sensitivity in RA...
  16. doi request reprint Integrating pain management in clinical practice
    Robert N Jamison
    Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:49-64. 2012
    ..Finally, we offer a future look at the role of integrating pain management in clinical practice in the psychological assessment and treatment for persons with chronic pain...
  17. pmc The association between negative affect and prescription opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain: the mediating role of opioid craving
    Marc O Martel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    J Pain 15:90-100. 2014
    ..The clinical implications of our findings are also discussed...
  18. pmc Gender differences in risk factors for aberrant prescription opioid use
    Robert N Jamison
    Pain Management Center, Departments of Anesthesia and Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02467, USA
    J Pain 11:312-20. 2010
    ..These results suggest that risk factors associated with prescription opioid misuse may differ between men and women...
  19. pmc Persistent pain in postmastectomy patients: comparison of psychophysical, medical, surgical, and psychosocial characteristics between patients with and without pain
    Kristin L Schreiber
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pain 154:660-8. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that an individual's psychophysical and psychosocial profile may be more strongly related to PPMP than their surgical treatment...
  20. pmc Sex differences in the stability of conditioned pain modulation (CPM) among patients with chronic pain
    Marc O Martel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Med 14:1757-68. 2013
    ..The study also examined the factors that might be responsible for the stability of CPM...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Pretreatment psychosocial variables as predictors of outcomes following lumbar surgery and spinal cord stimulation: a systematic review and literature synthesis
    James Celestin
    Psychiatry Department, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pain Med 10:639-53. 2009
    ..However, it remains unclear which, if any, variables are most predictive of pain-related treatment outcomes...
  23. pmc Pain modality- and sex-specific effects of COMT genetic functional variants
    Inna Belfer
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pain 154:1368-76. 2013
    ..These findings reemphasize the fundamental contribution of COMT to pain processes, and provide a fine-grained resolution of this contribution at the genetic level that can be used to guide future studies in the area of pain genetics. ..
  24. doi request reprint Risk factor assessment for problematic use of opioids for chronic pain
    Robert N Jamison
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:60-80. 2013
    ..Finally we briefly discuss the effect of opiate analgesics on cognition and review some intervention strategies for chronic pain patients...

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