Stephen Bruehl

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Associations between KCNJ6 (GIRK2) gene polymorphisms and pain-related phenotypes
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2853-9. 2013
  2. pmc Endogenous opioid function mediates the association between laboratory-evoked pain sensitivity and morphine analgesic responses
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 154:1856-64. 2013
  3. pmc Personalized medicine and opioid analgesic prescribing for chronic pain: opportunities and challenges
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Pain 14:103-13. 2013
  4. pmc What do plasma beta-endorphin levels reveal about endogenous opioid analgesic function?
    S Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Eur J Pain 16:370-80. 2012
  5. pmc Associations between daily chronic pain intensity, daily anger expression, and trait anger expressiveness: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 153:2352-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Anger management style and endogenous opioid function: is gender a moderator?
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 30:209-19. 2007
  7. pmc Trait anger expressiveness and pain-induced beta-endorphin release: support for the opioid dysfunction hypothesis
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 130:208-15. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive pain programs: a treatment approach worth validating
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Pain 7:794-6; discussion 804-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Anger expression and pain: an overview of findings and possible mechanisms
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 29:593-606. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral aspects of complex regional pain syndrome management
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:430-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2001
  3. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2008
  4. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2000

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Associations between KCNJ6 (GIRK2) gene polymorphisms and pain-related phenotypes
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    Pain 154:2853-9. 2013
    ..05) between higher GRRS values and lower acute pain tolerance and higher CLBP intensity and unpleasantness. Results suggest further exploration of the impact of KCNJ6 genetic variation on pain outcomes is warranted...
  2. pmc Endogenous opioid function mediates the association between laboratory-evoked pain sensitivity and morphine analgesic responses
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 154:1856-64. 2013
    ..In the laboratory-evoked pain context, opioid analgesic medications may supplement inadequate EO analgesia, with little incremental benefit in those with preexisting high EO function. Implications for personalized medicine are discussed...
  3. pmc Personalized medicine and opioid analgesic prescribing for chronic pain: opportunities and challenges
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Pain 14:103-13. 2013
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  4. pmc What do plasma beta-endorphin levels reveal about endogenous opioid analgesic function?
    S Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Eur J Pain 16:370-80. 2012
    ..05). Results suggest that elevated resting plasma BE may be a potential biomarker for reduced endogenous opioid analgesic capacity, particularly among individuals with chronic pain. Potential clinical implications are discussed...
  5. pmc Associations between daily chronic pain intensity, daily anger expression, and trait anger expressiveness: an ecological momentary assessment study
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 153:2352-8. 2012
    ..Trait anger regulation style may moderate associations between behavioral anger expression and chronic pain intensity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anger management style and endogenous opioid function: is gender a moderator?
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 30:209-19. 2007
    ..In contrast to past work, anger-in was related to reduced opioid analgesia, although overlap with anger-out may contribute to this finding...
  7. pmc Trait anger expressiveness and pain-induced beta-endorphin release: support for the opioid dysfunction hypothesis
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 130:208-15. 2007
    ..Possible "statextrait" interactions on these anger-related opioid system differences are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive pain programs: a treatment approach worth validating
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    J Pain 7:794-6; discussion 804-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Anger expression and pain: an overview of findings and possible mechanisms
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 29:593-606. 2006
    ..Conceptual issues related to the state versus trait effects of expressive anger regulation are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral aspects of complex regional pain syndrome management
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:430-7. 2006
    ..The psychological component of treatment can work synergistically with medical and physical/occupational therapies to improve function and increase patients' ability to manage the condition successfully...
  11. pmc The mu opioid receptor A118G gene polymorphism moderates effects of trait anger-out on acute pain sensitivity
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 139:406-15. 2008
    ..Results support opioid-related genotypexphenotype interactions involving trait anger-out...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between resting blood pressure and acute pain sensitivity: effects of chronic pain and alpha-2 adrenergic blockade
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 31:71-80. 2008
    ..The possibility of upregulated alpha-2 adrenergic inhibitory function in chronic pain patients with lower blood pressure warrants further evaluation...
  13. doi request reprint Anger management style and emotional reactivity to noxious stimuli among chronic pain patients and healthy controls: the role of endogenous opioids
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Health Psychol 27:204-14. 2008
    ..The authors examined whether this opioid dysfunction affects not only perceived pain intensity, but also emotional responses to being hurt...
  14. pmc Pain-related effects of trait anger expression: neural substrates and the role of endogenous opioid mechanisms
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:475-91. 2009
    ..Finally, possible implications of interactions between trait anger-out and state behavioral anger expression on endogenous opioid analgesic activity are described...
  15. pmc Chronic pain-related changes in endogenous opioid analgesia: a case report
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 148:167-71. 2010
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  16. pmc Hypoalgesia associated with elevated resting blood pressure: evidence for endogenous opioid involvement
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Behav Med 33:168-76. 2010
    ..Results suggest that under some circumstance, BP-related hypoalgesia may have an endogenous opioid-mediated component in healthy individuals, particularly men...
  17. ncbi request reprint An update on the pathophysiology of complex regional pain syndrome
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:713-25. 2010
    ..Enhanced knowledge regarding the pathophysiology of CRPS increases the possibility of eventually achieving the goal of mechanism-based CRPS diagnosis and treatment...
  18. pmc Interacting effects of trait anger and acute anger arousal on pain: the role of endogenous opioids
    Stephen Bruehl
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 701 Medical Arts Bldg, 1211 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:612-9. 2011
    ..This study tested whether acute anger arousal moderates the impact of TRANG on endogenous opioid analgesia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental history of chronic pain may be associated with impairments in endogenous opioid analgesic systems
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 124:287-94. 2006
    ..10). The possible heritability of endogenous opioid analgesic dysfunction observed in individuals with a positive parental chronic pain history remains to be investigated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trait anger and blood pressure recovery following acute pain: evidence for opioid-mediated effects
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Int J Behav Med 13:138-46. 2006
    ..05). Results support dysfunctional opioid modulation of BP recovery in healthy high TRANG controls and further suggest chronic pain-related impairments in opioid-mediated cardiovascular recovery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anger regulation style, postoperative pain, and relationship to the A118G mu opioid receptor gene polymorphism: a preliminary study
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Tennessee, Nashville 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 29:161-9. 2006
    ..53) than those with the wild-type receptor (b = 0.07). These results suggest that the A118G SNP may moderate but not mediate the effects of anger-out on postoperative pain responses...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship between resting blood pressure and acute pain sensitivity in healthy normotensives and chronic back pain sufferers: the effects of opioid blockade
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 100:191-201. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of expressive anger regulation on chronic pain intensity in CRPS and non-CRPS limb pain patients
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 104:647-54. 2003
    ..These results further support previous suggestions that anger-in and anger-out may affect pain through different mechanisms...
  24. ncbi request reprint The association between anger expression and chronic pain intensity: evidence for partial mediation by endogenous opioid dysfunction
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 504 Oxford House, 1313 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 1557, USA
    Pain 106:317-24. 2003
    ..These results provide preliminary support for the hypothesis that the positive association between anger expression and chronic pain intensity is mediated by opioid antinociceptive system dysfunction...
  25. pmc Hypoalgesia related to elevated resting blood pressure is absent in adolescents and young adults with a history of functional abdominal pain
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pain 149:57-63. 2010
    ..Potential implications for later hypertension risk are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Endogenous opioids and chronic pain intensity: interactions with level of disability
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 1557, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:283-92. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Interactions between the cardiovascular and pain regulatory systems: an updated review of mechanisms and possible alterations in chronic pain
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 28:395-414. 2004
    ..Clinical implications are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of clinical hypertension in patients with chronic pain compared to nonpain general medical patients
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:147-53. 2005
    ..If these alterations reflect failure of overlapping systems modulating pain and blood pressure, it was expected that prevalence of clinical hypertension would be increased in the chronic pain population...
  29. ncbi request reprint How accurate are parental chronic pain histories provided by offspring?
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 115:390-7. 2005
    ..These results raise questions as to the validity of previous findings of relationships between family pain history and individuals' own experience of CP...
  30. ncbi request reprint Anger and pain sensitivity in chronic low back pain patients and pain-free controls: the role of endogenous opioids
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 403 G MAB, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 1557, USA
    Pain 99:223-33. 2002
    ..Findings suggest that anger-in and anger-out affect pain sensitivity through different mechanisms: only the effects of anger-out may be mediated by endogenous opioid dysfunction...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of blood pressure and baroreflex sensitivity on wind-up
    Ok Yung Chung
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:1018-25. 2008
    ..These associations are significantly altered in chronic pain. We investigated whether degree of wind-up (marker for central sensitization) is similarly influenced by BP and BRS, and whether these associations are altered by chronic pain...
  32. doi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity associated hypoalgesia in healthy states is altered by chronic pain
    Ok Y Chung
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 701 Medical Arts Building, 1211 Twenty First, Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 138:87-97. 2008
    ..As a group, the CLBP subjects do not manifest baroreceptor-induced antinociception...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of modafinil on acute pain: a randomized double-blind crossover study
    Indu Taneja
    Autonomic Dysfunction Center, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2195, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 44:1425-7. 2004
  34. pmc Increased wind-up to heat pain in women with a childhood history of functional abdominal pain
    Christine M Dengler-Crish
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and The Monroe Carell Jr, Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Pain 152:802-8. 2011
    ..Young women with a childhood history of functional abdominal pain may have a long-term vulnerability to pain that is associated with enhanced responses of the central nervous system to pain stimuli...
  35. pmc Functional abdominal pain in childhood and adolescence increases risk for chronic pain in adulthood
    Lynn S Walker
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 9060, USA
    Pain 150:568-72. 2010
    ..Youth with FAP that persists into adulthood may be at increased risk for chronic pain and headache. Examination of central mechanisms that are common across chronic pain disorders may enhance understanding of this subgroup of FAP...
  36. pmc Endogenous opioid inhibition of chronic low-back pain influences degree of back pain relief after morphine administration
    Stephen Bruehl
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Behavioral Science, Rush University, Chicago, IL Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University, Chicago, IL and Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 39:120-5. 2014
    ..We tested whether individual differences in endogenous opioid inhibition of chronic low-back pain were associated with the magnitude of acute reductions in back pain ratings after morphine administration...
  37. pmc Individual and additive effects of mothers' and fathers' chronic pain on health outcomes in young adults with a childhood history of functional abdominal pain
    Amanda L Sherman
    Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:365-75. 2013
    ..To evaluate effects of mothers' and fathers' chronic pain on health outcomes in adult sons and daughters with a childhood history of functional abdominal pain (FAP)...
  38. pmc Relationship between endogenous opioid function and opioid analgesic adverse effects
    Rajnish K Gupta
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Departments of Behavioral Science, and Anesthesiology, Rush University, Chicago, IL and Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 39:219-24. 2014
    ..This secondary analysis evaluated whether endogenous opioid activity is associated with degree of opioid analgesic adverse effects, and whether chronic pain status and sex affect these adverse effects...
  39. pmc Relation between clinical symptoms and experimental visceral hypersensitivity in pediatric patients with functional abdominal pain
    Julia L Anderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:309-15. 2008
    ..To better understand this association, gastrointestinal and psychological features of pediatric patients' clinical presentation were examined in relation to a laboratory-based measure of visceral sensitivity...
  40. pmc Children and adolescents with complex regional pain syndrome: more psychologically distressed than other children in pain?
    Deirdre E Logan
    Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Periperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pain Res Manag 18:87-93. 2013
    ..Historically, in both adult and pediatric populations, a lack of knowledge regarding complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and absence of clear diagnostic criteria have contributed to the view that this is a primarily psychiatric condition...
  41. pmc Functional abdominal pain patient subtypes in childhood predict functional gastrointestinal disorders with chronic pain and psychiatric comorbidities in adolescence and adulthood
    Lynn S Walker
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pain 153:1798-806. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Complex regional pain syndrome: are there distinct subtypes and sequential stages of the syndrome?
    Stephen Bruehl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 403 G MAB, 1211 Twenty First Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 1557, USA
    Pain 95:119-24. 2002
    ..However, several distinct CRPS subtypes are suggested, and these could ultimately have utility in targeting treatment more effectively...
  43. ncbi request reprint Anger management style, opioid analgesic use, and chronic pain severity: a test of the opioid-deficit hypothesis
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Behav Med 28:555-63. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Prospective examination of pain-related and psychological predictors of CRPS-like phenomena following total knee arthroplasty: a preliminary study
    R Norman Harden
    Center for Pain Studies, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Pain 106:393-400. 2003
    ..There appears to be a modest utility for preoperative distress and pain in predicting CRPS signs and symptoms following TKA, although false positive rates are relatively high...
  45. ncbi request reprint Do changes in cognitive factors influence outcome following multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain? A cross-lagged panel analysis
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Finch University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School, Illinois 60064, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:81-91. 2003
    ..Findings advance understanding of pain treatment process and suggest that negative cognition changes may indeed affect improvements in treatment outcome...
  46. ncbi request reprint Increased systemic catecholamines in complex regional pain syndrome and relationship to psychological factors: a pilot study
    R Norman Harden
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Center for Pain Studies, 446 E Ontario, Ste 1011, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1478-85; table of contents. 2004
    ..Definitive studies are needed to examine these hypotheses in detail...
  47. ncbi request reprint Emotion induction moderates effects of anger management style on acute pain sensitivity
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Finch University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Pain 106:109-18. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of recent work suggesting that an expressive AMS is associated with endogenous opioid dysfunction in the absence of behavioral anger expression...
  48. pmc Pain catastrophizing, physiological indexes, and chronic pain severity: tests of mediation and moderation models
    Brandy Wolff
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    J Behav Med 31:105-14. 2008
    ..Results support a multi-variable profile approach to identifying pain catastrophizers at greatest risk for pain severity by virtue of resting muscle tension and cardiovascular stress function...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anger management style and hostility among patients with chronic pain: effects on symptom-specific physiological reactivity during anger- and sadness-recall interviews
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:786-93. 2006
    ..Anger-in x hostility and anger-out x hostility interactions were tested to determine whether particularly reactive groups of patients could be identified with a multivariable profile approach...
  50. ncbi request reprint Anger management style, blood pressure reactivity, and acute pain sensitivity: evidence for "Trait x Situation" models
    John W Burns
    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, USA
    Ann Behav Med 27:195-204. 2004
    ..Anger management style is related to acute and chronic pain, but it is not clear whether anger arousal is needed for these associations to emerge or whether physiological mechanisms mediate these links...
  51. ncbi request reprint Stages of change in readiness to adopt a self-management approach to chronic pain: the moderating role of early-treatment stage progression in predicting outcome
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Pain 115:322-31. 2005
    ..In contrast, late-treatment gains of patients initially taking a predominant precontemplation stance were unaffected by their degree of early-treatment attitude changes...
  52. doi request reprint Anger inhibition and pain: conceptualizations, evidence and new directions
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    J Behav Med 31:259-79. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Anger management style moderates effects of emotion suppression during initial stress on pain and cardiovascular responses during subsequent pain-induction
    John W Burns
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:154-65. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Current diagnosis and therapy of complex regional pain syndrome: refining diagnostic criteria and therapeutic options
    Allen W Burton
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Anestiology and Pain Medicine, 1400 Holcombe Boulavard 409, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:643-51. 2005
    ..Thus, in spite of our evolving understanding of this neurologic disorder, in many cases complex regional pain syndrome remains difficult to diagnose and treat successfully...
  55. ncbi request reprint How common is complex regional pain syndrome-Type I?
    Stephen Bruehl
    Pain 129:1-2. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Proposed new diagnostic criteria for complex regional pain syndrome
    R Norman Harden
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pain Med 8:326-31. 2007
    ..This update summarizes the latest international consensus group's action in Budapest, Hungary to approve and codify empirically validated, statistically derived revisions of the IASP criteria for CRPS...

Research Grants11

  1. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Greater pain duration is expected to be associated with smaller changes in the BP/pain relationship in response to opioid blockade. ..
  3. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  4. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  8. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  9. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Greater pain duration is expected to be associated with smaller changes in the BP/pain relationship in response to opioid blockade. ..
  10. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Greater pain duration is expected to be associated with smaller changes in the BP/pain relationship in response to opioid blockade. ..