R B Fillingim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in temporal summation but not sensory-discriminative processing of thermal pain
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 75:121-7. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Generalized vibrotactile allodynia in a patient with temporomandibular disorder
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35279 1170, USA
    Pain 78:75-8. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Resting blood pressure and thermal pain responses among females: effects on pain unpleasantness but not pain intensity
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35274 1170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 30:313-8. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in heat pain thresholds as a function of assessment method and rate of rise
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 16:57-62. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship of sex and clinical pain to experimental pain responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 83:419-25. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Sex, gender, and pain: women and men really are different
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, CH415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, University of Alambama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rev Pain 4:24-30. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex-dependent effects of reported familial pain history on recent pain complaints and experimental pain responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 86:87-94. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex-related hormonal influences on pain and analgesic responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:485-501. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in pain tolerance: clinical implications in a chronic pain population
    R R Edwards
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:316-23. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Low intensity vagal nerve stimulation lowers human thermal pain thresholds
    T J Ness
    Department of Anesthesiology, ZRB 940, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Pain 86:81-5. 2000

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in temporal summation but not sensory-discriminative processing of thermal pain
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 75:121-7. 1998
    ..These findings suggest that gender differences in thermal pain perception may be more robust for sustained, temporally dynamic thermal stimuli with a strong C-fiber component...
  2. ncbi request reprint Generalized vibrotactile allodynia in a patient with temporomandibular disorder
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35279 1170, USA
    Pain 78:75-8. 1998
    ..Administration of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist dextromethorphan (DM), but not vehicle, attenuated the vibration-induced pain at both sites...
  3. ncbi request reprint Resting blood pressure and thermal pain responses among females: effects on pain unpleasantness but not pain intensity
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35274 1170, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 30:313-8. 1998
    ..01). These data indicate that resting blood pressure is inversely associated with pain sensitivity among females, but this relationship may be selective for the affective component of pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in heat pain thresholds as a function of assessment method and rate of rise
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 16:57-62. 1999
    ..Also, thresholds appear to increase from session 1 to session 2, and thresholds assessed via different methods are not strongly correlated. Potential implications of these results for experimental pain assessment are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship of sex and clinical pain to experimental pain responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 83:419-25. 1999
    ..These results indicate that experimental pain responses may be more clinically relevant for females than males. Potential explanations and implications for this pattern of results are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sex, gender, and pain: women and men really are different
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, CH415, 1530 3rd Avenue South, University of Alambama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Curr Rev Pain 4:24-30. 2000
    ..These implications are discussed, and directions for future research are delineated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex-dependent effects of reported familial pain history on recent pain complaints and experimental pain responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Pain 86:87-94. 2000
    ..Higher levels of hypervigilance accounted for some of the family history effects on recent pain complaints but not experimental pain measures. Potential mechanisms underlying these effects of family history among females are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex-related hormonal influences on pain and analgesic responses
    R B Fillingim
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:485-501. 2000
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  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in pain tolerance: clinical implications in a chronic pain population
    R R Edwards
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:316-23. 2001
    ..The present experiment examined the effects of ethnicity (African American vs. white) on experimental pain tolerance and adjustment to chronic pain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Low intensity vagal nerve stimulation lowers human thermal pain thresholds
    T J Ness
    Department of Anesthesiology, ZRB 940, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Pain 86:81-5. 2000
    ..No significant alterations in hemodynamic variables were observed. The findings of this human study are consistent with experiments in non-human animals which demonstrate a pro-nociceptive effect of low intensity VNS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age-associated differences in responses to noxious stimuli
    R R Edwards
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M180-5. 2001
    ..In addition, the absence of a relationship between blood pressure and ischemic pain responses in older adults may suggest potential functional decrements in at least one endogenous pain-modulatory system...