JENNIE C TSAO

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in the relationship between maternal fear of pain and children's conditioned pain modulation
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pain Res 6:231-8. 2013
  2. pmc Heart rate variability as a biomarker for autonomic nervous system response differences between children with chronic pain and healthy control children
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pain Res 6:449-57. 2013
  3. pmc Treatment Preferences for CAM in Children with Chronic Pain
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, John C Liebeskind History of Pain Collection, Louise M Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA and Department of History, UCLA USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:367-74. 2007
  4. pmc Conditioned pain modulation in children and adolescents: effects of sex and age
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1752, USA
    J Pain 14:558-67. 2013
  5. pmc The mediating role of pain in substance use and depressive symptoms among Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) participants
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
    Pain 152:2757-64. 2011
  6. pmc Experimental pain responses in children with chronic pain and in healthy children: how do they differ?
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Pain Res Manag 17:103-9. 2012
  7. pmc Peer mentorship to promote effective pain management in adolescents: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Laura B Allen
    Pediatric Pain Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Trials 12:132. 2011
  8. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled study of Iyengar yoga for youth with irritable bowel syndrome
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Trials 12:15. 2011
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial examining Iyengar yoga for young adults with rheumatoid arthritis: a study protocol
    Subhadra Evans
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Trials 12:19. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder on comorbidity: a controlled investigation
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:959-70. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications55

  1. pmc Sex differences in the relationship between maternal fear of pain and children's conditioned pain modulation
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pain Res 6:231-8. 2013
    ..CPM refers to the reduction in perceived pain intensity for a test stimulus following application of a conditioning stimulus to a remote area of the body, and is thought to reflect the descending inhibition of nociceptive signals...
  2. pmc Heart rate variability as a biomarker for autonomic nervous system response differences between children with chronic pain and healthy control children
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pain Res 6:449-57. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that children with chronic pain may have a sustained stress response with minimal variability in response to new acute pain stressors. ..
  3. pmc Treatment Preferences for CAM in Children with Chronic Pain
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, John C Liebeskind History of Pain Collection, Louise M Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA and Department of History, UCLA USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:367-74. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Conditioned pain modulation in children and adolescents: effects of sex and age
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1752, USA
    J Pain 14:558-67. 2013
    ..The results highlight the need to examine developmental and contributory factors in central pain inhibitory mechanisms in children to guide effective, age appropriate pain interventions...
  5. pmc The mediating role of pain in substance use and depressive symptoms among Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) participants
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
    Pain 152:2757-64. 2011
    ..The results underscore the need for adequate pain management, particularly among vulnerable subgroups of HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative men to reduce the risk of drug use and depression...
  6. pmc Experimental pain responses in children with chronic pain and in healthy children: how do they differ?
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Pain Res Manag 17:103-9. 2012
    ..Few studies have included different pain modalities or assessment protocols...
  7. pmc Peer mentorship to promote effective pain management in adolescents: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Laura B Allen
    Pediatric Pain Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Trials 12:132. 2011
    ..The study will examine the feasibility of this intervention for both mentors and mentored participants, and will assess the preliminary effectiveness of this program on mentored participants' pain and functional disability...
  8. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled study of Iyengar yoga for youth with irritable bowel syndrome
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Trials 12:15. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc A randomized controlled trial examining Iyengar yoga for young adults with rheumatoid arthritis: a study protocol
    Subhadra Evans
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Trials 12:19. 2011
    ..In this project, we will compare a standardized Iyengar yoga program for young people with rheumatoid arthritis to a standard care wait-list control condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of cognitive-behavioral therapy for panic disorder on comorbidity: a controlled investigation
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:959-70. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that targeted CBT for panic disorder has beneficial effects on comorbidity over the longer term and that some of its immediate effects exceed those due to the passage of time alone...
  11. pmc Pain in persons living with HIV and comorbid psychologic and substance use disorders
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:307-12. 2009
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of pain in 162 HIV-positive persons diagnosed with mood and/or anxiety disorders and substance use disorders...
  12. pmc Relationships among anxious symptomatology, anxiety sensitivity and laboratory pain responsivity in children
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:207-15. 2006
    ..The present results support the potential benefit of assessing both AS and anxiety symptoms in children prior to undergoing painful stimulation...
  13. pmc Pain, problem drug use history, and aberrant analgesic use behaviors in persons living with HIV
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pain 133:128-37. 2007
    ..Among non-problem users, pain was not linked to aberrant use of opioids, but was linked to the use of such medications specifically for pain...
  14. pmc A Review of CAM for Procedural Pain in Infancy: Part I. Sucrose and Non-nutritive Sucking
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 5:371-81. 2008
    ..Despite some methodological weaknesses, the literature to date supports the use of sucrose, NNS and other sweetened solutions for the management of procedural pain in infancy...
  15. pmc Anxiety sensitivity and health-related quality of life in children with chronic pain
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Pain 8:814-23. 2007
    ..Additional research is required to delineate possible mechanisms by which AS may influence certain aspects of children's HRQOL but not others...
  16. pmc A Review of CAM for Procedural Pain in Infancy: Part II. Other Interventions
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1450, Los Angeles, California 90024
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 5:399-407. 2008
    ..Such investigations will assist in the development of evidence-based guidelines on the use of CAM interventions either alone or in concert with conventional approaches to provide safe, reliable analgesia for infant procedural pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint PTSD and substance use: unrecognized sequelae of bioterrorism in primary care providers
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    South Med J 99:817-22. 2006
    ..Psychological casualties following public health emergencies are likely to significantly outnumber physical casualties. However, postevent psychological disorders may be underrecognized by primary care providers (PCPs)...
  18. pmc Role of anticipatory anxiety and anxiety sensitivity in children's and adolescents' laboratory pain responses
    Jennie C I Tsao
    National Rural Behavioral Health Center, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:379-88. 2004
    ..To examine relationships among trait anxiety sensitivity, state task-specific anticipatory anxiety, and laboratory pain responses in healthy children and adolescents...
  19. pmc Parent and child anxiety sensitivity: relationship to children's experimental pain responsivity
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Pain 7:319-26. 2006
    ..Our results are consistent with the notion that parent AS may operate via healthy girls' own fear of anxiety symptoms to influence their responses to laboratory pain stimuli...
  20. pmc Anxiety sensitivity and catastrophizing: associations with pain and somatization in non-clinical children
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Health Psychol 14:1085-94. 2009
    ..AS and catastrophizing represent related but partially distinct cognitive constructs that may be targeted by interventions aimed at alleviating pain and somatization in children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in rural primary care: improving care for mental health following bioterrorism
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Rural Health 22:78-82. 2006
    ....
  22. pmc Healthcare utilization for pain in children and adolescents: a prospective study of laboratory and non-laboratory predictors of care-seeking
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:287-92. 2011
    ..Few studies have focused on identifying predictors of medical consultation for pain in healthy children and adolescents...
  23. pmc Illness burden mediates the relationship between pain and illicit drug use in persons living with HIV
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pain 119:124-32. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that HIV+persons who screened positive for current use of a range of illicit substances experienced greater HIV/AIDS illness burden which in turn predicted increased pain...
  24. pmc Sex differences in pain and misuse of prescription analgesics among persons with HIV
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1752, USA
    Pain Med 11:815-24. 2010
    ..Women represent the largest percentage of new HIV infections globally. Yet, no large-scale studies have examined the experience of pain and its treatment in women living with HIV...
  25. ncbi request reprint Heart rate mediation of sex differences in pain tolerance in children
    Qian Lu
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Bldg 115, Rm 223, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Pain 118:185-93. 2005
    ..These results suggest that autonomic arousal may be a mediator of sex-related differences in pain responses in children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder and pain in a national sample of persons living with HIV
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1450, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pain 109:172-80. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that panic disorder, as well as PTSD and major depression are associated with greater pain in HIV patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fear of loss of vigilance: development and preliminary validation of a self-report instrument
    Jennie C I Tsao
    NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Depress Anxiety 18:177-86. 2003
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  28. pmc Sex differences in the association between cortisol concentrations and laboratory pain responses in healthy children
    Laura B Allen
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, The University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Gend Med 6:193-207. 2009
    ..Yet, less is known about the relationship of cortisol concentrations to pain in children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diagnosed mental and physical health conditions in the United States nursing home population: differences between urban and rural facilities
    Aram Dobalian
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Florida, PO Box 100195, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    J Rural Health 19:477-83. 2003
    ..There has been limited examination of the differences in health characteristics of the rural long-term care population. Recognizing these differences will allow policymakers to improve access to long-term care services in rural communities...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laboratory pain reactivity and gender: relationship to school nurse visits and school absences
    Jennie C I Tsao
    NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32610, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:217-24. 2002
    ..Limitations and pathways for further study are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint Psychosocial outcomes and health-related quality of life in adult childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lonnie K Zeltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:435-46. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in pain-related symptoms and self-initiated school nurse visits among pre-adolescents
    Jennie C I Tsao
    NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0165, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:472-80. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest pain-focused symptom measures may be useful in studies of early predictors of adult pain-related healthcare utilization...
  33. pmc Preliminary validation of a self-efficacy scale for child functioning despite chronic pain (child and parent versions)
    Brenda Bursch
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Division of Child Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pain 125:35-42. 2006
    ..Replication with a larger sample size, more complex modeling, and prospective studies are indicated...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of nocturnal panic attacks
    Michelle G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 9:173-84. 2005
    ..Research is needed to examine the effects of combined cognitive-behavioral therapy and medications, compared to medication alone in the treatment of NP...
  35. ncbi request reprint Iyengar yoga for young adults with rheumatoid arthritis: results from a mixed-methods pilot study
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:904-13. 2010
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that often impacts patient's quality of life. For young people with RA, there is a need for rehabilitative approaches that have been shown to be safe and to lead to improved functioning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationships among self-rated tanner staging, hormones, and psychosocial factors in healthy female adolescents
    Andrea J Rapkin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:181-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the associations among hormone concentrations, self-rated Tanner staging and dysmenorrhea, and to determine whether various psychosocial factors modulate these relationships...
  37. pmc Sex differences in the relationship between maternal negative life events and children's laboratory pain responsivity
    Subhadra Evans
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pain Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:279-88. 2009
    ..We predicted that maternal NLE would be moderately associated with girls' pain responses but would not be associated with boys' pain responses...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improving rural community preparedness for the chronic health consequences of bioterrorism and other public health emergencies
    Aram Dobalian
    HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 91343, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:476-80. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Coping predictors of children's laboratory-induced pain tolerance, intensity, and unpleasantness
    Qian Lu
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Pain 8:708-17. 2007
    ....
  40. pmc Psychological status in childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Lonnie K Zeltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2396-404. 2009
    ..These findings suggest targeting interventions for groups at highest risk for adverse outcomes and examining the positive growth that remains despite the trauma of childhood cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Stability of anxiety and depression in a national sample of adults with human immunodeficiency virus
    Jennie C I Tsao
    National Rural Behavioral Health Center, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0165, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:111-8. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that living with HIV does not necessarily lead to increased psychiatric distress but that palliation of HIV symptoms is paramount to patients' mental health...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pain and the use of outpatient services among persons with HIV: results from a nationally representative survey
    Aram Dobalian
    Department of Health Services Administration College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0195, USA
    Med Care 42:129-38. 2004
    ..Furthermore, pain could be an important factor in seeking medical care. However, the relationship between pain and health service utilization is poorly understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reactivity to imagery and nocturnal panic attacks
    Jennie C I Tsao
    NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Depress Anxiety 18:205-13. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed with respect to the role of fear of loss of vigilance for nocturnal panic...
  44. pmc Pain and use of complementary and alternative medicine in a national sample of persons living with HIV
    Jennie C I Tsao
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:418-32. 2005
    ..These results highlight the importance of medical efforts to control pain in persons living with HIV...
  45. pmc "I can't be what I want to be": children's narratives of chronic pain experiences and treatment outcomes
    Marcia L Meldrum
    Departments of History, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Pain Med 10:1018-34. 2009
    ..Chronic or recurrent nonmalignant pain is a significant problem for many children and adolescents and often limits the child's participation in normal physical, academic, and social activities...
  46. doi request reprint Commentary on the use of acupuncture in chronic pediatric pain
    Michael Waterhouse
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:69-71. 2009
    ..Key areas for future research to advance the application of acupuncture to chronic pediatric pain problems are outlined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for acute procedural pain in children
    Subhadra Evans
    Pediatric Pain Program, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 14:52-6. 2008
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  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of acupuncture for health conditions in children: a review
    Jean Libonate
    Emperor s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 8:670-82. 2008
    ..To further address the safety, effectiveness, and acceptability of acupuncture in children, large-scale randomized controlled trials are needed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sex, gender, and age: contributions to laboratory pain responding in children and adolescents
    Cynthia D Myers
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Pain 7:556-64. 2006
    ..Heat pain intensity was predicted by age, gender score, age-by-gender score interaction, and sex-by-gender score...
  50. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a brief distraction intervention on children's laboratory pain reactivity
    Jennie C I Tsao
    University of Florida College of Health Professions, USA
    Behav Modif 27:217-32. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that a brief distraction intervention has long-term effects on task-based coping and experimental pain reactivity...
  51. ncbi request reprint What's in a face: can parents "read pain" in their children's faces?
    Lonnie K Zeltzer
    Pain 126:1-2. 2006

Research Grants1

  1. Pain and drug abuse in HIV: Impact on health services
    JENNIE TSAO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed research agenda encompasses a set of analyses that will provide valuable insights into the health and well being of IDUs and drug dependent patients in care for HIV. ..