Serge Marchand

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Specificity of female and male sex hormones on excitatory and inhibitory phases of formalin-induced nociceptive responses
    Isabelle Gaumond
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, Canada J9X 5E4
    Brain Res 1052:105-11. 2005
  2. pmc Temporal summation of pain is not amplified in a large proportion of fibromyalgia patients
    Stephane Potvin
    Centre de recherche Fernand Seguin and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, QC, Canada H1N 3V2
    Pain Res Treat 2012:938595. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Analgesic and placebo effects of thalamic stimulation
    Serge Marchand
    Faculte de Medecine, Neurochirurgie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 105:481-8. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Pain inhibition is deficient in chronic widespread pain but normal in major depressive disorder
    Edith Normand
    Departement de Neurochirurgie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:219-24. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The deficit of pain inhibition in fibromyalgia is more pronounced in patients with comorbid depressive symptoms
    Juliana Barcellos de Souza
    Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin J Pain 25:123-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint No relationship between the ins del polymorphism of the serotonin transporter promoter and pain perception in fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls
    Stephane Potvin
    Service of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Eur J Pain 14:742-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Pain relief through expectation supersedes descending inhibitory deficits in fibromyalgia patients
    Philippe Goffaux
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Neurochirurgie, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 145:18-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Excitatory and inhibitory pain mechanisms during the menstrual cycle in healthy women
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Axe Douleur, CRC CHUS, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 146:47-55. 2009
  9. doi request reprint DRD3 Ser9Gly polymorphism is related to thermal pain perception and modulation in chronic widespread pain patients and healthy controls
    Stephane Potvin
    Service of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Pain 10:969-75. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Pain perception in schizophrenia: evidence of a specific pain response profile
    Mylène Lévesque
    Departement de Neurochirurgie, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Pain Med 13:1571-9. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Specificity of female and male sex hormones on excitatory and inhibitory phases of formalin-induced nociceptive responses
    Isabelle Gaumond
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, Canada J9X 5E4
    Brain Res 1052:105-11. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Temporal summation of pain is not amplified in a large proportion of fibromyalgia patients
    Stephane Potvin
    Centre de recherche Fernand Seguin and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, QC, Canada H1N 3V2
    Pain Res Treat 2012:938595. 2012
    ..Future studies on temporal summation in FM will need to be careful since some FM patients require abnormally low experimental temperatures that may confound results and make necessary to separate patients into subgroups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Analgesic and placebo effects of thalamic stimulation
    Serge Marchand
    Faculte de Medecine, Neurochirurgie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 105:481-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that thalamic stimulation produces a small but significant reduction in pain perception, but that a significant placebo effect also exists...
  4. doi request reprint Pain inhibition is deficient in chronic widespread pain but normal in major depressive disorder
    Edith Normand
    Departement de Neurochirurgie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:219-24. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional study measured experimentally induced pain perception and inhibition in patients with MDD and patients with fibromyalgia...
  5. doi request reprint The deficit of pain inhibition in fibromyalgia is more pronounced in patients with comorbid depressive symptoms
    Juliana Barcellos de Souza
    Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin J Pain 25:123-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the deficit in pain inhibition would be more pronounced in FM patients with depressive symptoms (FM+D), relative to patients without such symptoms (FM-D)...
  6. doi request reprint No relationship between the ins del polymorphism of the serotonin transporter promoter and pain perception in fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls
    Stephane Potvin
    Service of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Eur J Pain 14:742-6. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Pain relief through expectation supersedes descending inhibitory deficits in fibromyalgia patients
    Philippe Goffaux
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Neurochirurgie, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 145:18-23. 2009
    ..These results indicate that FMs are capable of expectancy-induced analgesia but that, for them, this form of analgesia does not depend on the recruitment of descending inhibitory projections...
  8. doi request reprint Excitatory and inhibitory pain mechanisms during the menstrual cycle in healthy women
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Axe Douleur, CRC CHUS, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 146:47-55. 2009
    ..The higher occurrence of pain and lower pain threshold previously reported during the MC could be related to a reduction in endogenous pain control mechanisms...
  9. doi request reprint DRD3 Ser9Gly polymorphism is related to thermal pain perception and modulation in chronic widespread pain patients and healthy controls
    Stephane Potvin
    Service of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Pain 10:969-75. 2009
    ..Two core psychophysical features of FM appear to be significantly influenced by limbic dopamine functioning...
  10. doi request reprint Pain perception in schizophrenia: evidence of a specific pain response profile
    Mylène Lévesque
    Departement de Neurochirurgie, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Pain Med 13:1571-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the pain response profile of schizophrenic patients by providing both acute and prolonged (i.e., rapidly repeating) painful stimuli to schizophrenic participants and control subjects...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiovascular influences on conditioned pain modulation
    Philippe Chalaye
    Department of Surgery, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 154:1377-82. 2013
    ..The rise in blood pressure caused by the conditioning stimulus is an important factor predicting the extent of endogenous pain inhibition in healthy subjects...
  12. doi request reprint A deficit in peripheral serotonin levels in major depressive disorder but not in chronic widespread pain
    Emilie Paul-Savoie
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin J Pain 27:529-34. 2011
    ..However, in the case of FM, results published so far are less consistent. Therefore, the current cross-sectional study sought to measure plasma serotonin levels in FM patients, MDD patients, and healthy controls (HC)...
  13. doi request reprint Respiratory effects on experimental heat pain and cardiac activity
    Philippe Chalaye
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Pain Med 10:1334-40. 2009
    ..Slow deep breathing has been proposed as an effective method to decrease pain. However, experimental studies conducted to validate this claim have not been carried out...
  14. doi request reprint Comparing pain modulation and autonomic responses in fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome patients
    Philippe Chalaye
    Department of Surgery, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 28:519-26. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study, therefore, was to compare descending pain inhibition, pain sensitivity, and ANS reactivity to pain in FM, IBS, and healthy controls (HC)...
  15. doi request reprint Sex differences in perceived pain are affected by an anxious brain
    Philippe Goffaux
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 152:2065-73. 2011
    ..In our study, the mediating role of anxiety on sex differences in pain was tested and confirmed using path analysis...
  16. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia subgroups: profiling distinct subgroups using the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire. A preliminary study
    Juliana Barcellos de Souza
    Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Axe Douleur CRC CHUS, 3001, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 29:509-15. 2009
    ..Both FM subgroups showed hyperalgesic responses to experimental pain. These results suggest that pain and stiffness are universal symptoms of the disorder but that psychological distress is a feature present only in some patients...
  17. doi request reprint Preterm births: can neonatal pain alter the development of endogenous gating systems?
    Philippe Goffaux
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Neurochirurgie, 3001, 12 e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Pain 12:945-51. 2008
    ..Greater frequency of painful procedures also dampened the rise in heart rate normally observed when experimental pain is experienced...
  18. doi request reprint Human evidence of a supra-spinal modulating role of dopamine on pain perception
    Stephane Potvin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Synapse 63:390-402. 2009
    ..Recently, a series of studies explored the function of dopamine in pain perception, which we review here, while focusing on human studies...
  19. doi request reprint An experimental model to measure excitatory and inhibitory pain mechanisms in humans
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Brain Res 1230:73-9. 2008
    ..We were able to separate the effect of DNIC on the peak pain and on TS. This method is simple, sensitive and can easily be used in different population of either healthy subjects or chronic pain patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in cardiac and autonomic response to clinical and experimental pain in LBP patients
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Neurosurgery, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Eur J Pain 10:603-14. 2006
    ..However, heart rate variability analysis showed greater sympathetic cardiac regulation for men. The sex differences observed in this study call for caution when interpreting HR during pain assessment...
  21. doi request reprint Evidence of descending inhibition deficits in atypical but not classical trigeminal neuralgia
    Guillaume Leonard
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 147:217-23. 2009
    ..05). Taken together, these results suggest that the underlying physiopathology differs between CTN and ATN and that a deficit in descending inhibition may further contribute to the pain experienced by patients with ATN...
  22. doi request reprint Deciphering the role of endogenous opioids in high-frequency TENS using low and high doses of naloxone
    Guillaume Leonard
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 151:215-9. 2010
    ..An insufficient amount of opioid antagonist likely prevented previous human studies from discovering the importance of opioid receptors in producing high-frequency TENS analgesia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Analgesic and antihyperalgesic effects of nabilone on experimental heat pain
    William John Redmond
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1017-24. 2008
    ..In this study, we explored the analgesic and antihyperalgesic properties of a synthetic cannabinoid (nabilone) on experimental heat pain in men and women, as well as its effects on descending pain inhibitory systems...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing pain behaviors in healthy subjects using the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT): a pilot study
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Universite de Sherbrooke, School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 11:983-7. 2010
    ..Results from this pilot study support that an increase of CPOT score is correlated with moderate to high levels of pain intensity and further support the clinical use of the CPOT...
  25. ncbi request reprint Descending analgesia--when the spine echoes what the brain expects
    Philippe Goffaux
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 5N4
    Pain 130:137-43. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Autonomic reactivity to pain throughout the menstrual cycle in healthy women
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Clin Auton Res 19:167-73. 2009
    ..However, no previous studies were done to examine if the autonomic and cardiovascular reactivity to pain vary across the menstrual cycle (MC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Training the next generation of researchers in work disability prevention: the Canadian Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program
    Patrick Loisel
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:273-84. 2005
    ..Training programs attracting high-quality applicants and taking into account the complexity of this emerging field are urgently needed...
  28. doi request reprint Triggering Descending Pain Inhibition by Observing Ourselves or a Loved-One in Pain
    Véronique Gougeon
    Departement de Chirurgie, Service de Neurochirurgie, Équipe de recherche sur la douleur École de réadaptation, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke Département de psychiatrie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin J Pain 32:238-45. 2016
    ..This study, therefore, aimed to determine if the observation of ourselves or a loved-one in pain could activate descending pain inhibition without exposure to a noxious stimulation; which is otherwise required...
  29. pmc Multicomponent interdisciplinary group intervention for self-management of fibromyalgia: a mixed-methods randomized controlled trial
    Patricia Bourgault
    Ecole des sciences infirmieres, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada Centre de recherche clinique Étienne Le Bel du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CRCHUM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126324. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of the PASSAGE Program, a structured multicomponent interdisciplinary group intervention for the self-management of FMS...
  30. doi request reprint The role of cardiovascular activity in fibromyalgia and conditioned pain modulation
    Philippe Chalaye
    Department of Surgery, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 155:1064-9. 2014
    ..Patients with FM have reduced blood pressure response to a painful CPT. Reduced cardiovascular reactivity to pain could have important involvement in diminished endogenous pain inhibition efficacy and FM pathophysiology. ..
  31. pmc Markedly Reduced Thermal Pain Perception in a Schizoaffective Patient with Tardive Dyskinesia
    Stephane Potvin
    Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, 7331 Hochelaga, Montreal, QC, Canada H1N 3V2 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
    Case Rep Psychiatry 2016:8702483. 2016
    ..Future studies in the field will need to pay attention to drug-induced extrapyramidal symptoms. ..
  32. doi request reprint Relationship between blood- and cerebrospinal fluid-bound neurotransmitter concentrations and conditioned pain modulation in pain-free and chronic pain subjects
    Alexandre J Parent
    Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 16:436-44. 2015
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Individual differences in pain sensitivity vary as a function of precuneus reactivity
    Philippe Goffaux
    Departement de Chirurgie, Neurochirurgie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Brain Topogr 27:366-74. 2014
    ..Importantly, the precuneus did not contribute to the actual representation of pain in the brain, suggesting that pain sensitivity and pain representation depend on separate neuronal sub-systems. ..
  34. doi request reprint Reduced analgesic effect of acupuncture-like TENS but not conventional TENS in opioid-treated patients
    Guillaume Leonard
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 12:213-21. 2011
    ..09). The reduced analgesic effect of acupuncture-like TENS in opioid-treated patients is coherent with previous animal studies and suggests that conventional TENS should be preferred in patients taking opioids on a regular basis...
  35. doi request reprint Pain facilitation and pain inhibition during conditioned pain modulation in fibromyalgia and in healthy controls
    Stephane Potvin
    aCentre de recherche de l Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada bDepartment of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada cCentre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada dDepartment of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 157:1704-10. 2016
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Placebo and nocebo: how to enhance therapies and avoid unintended sabotage to pain treatment
    Serge Marchand
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Medicine, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel du CHUS, 3001 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Pain Manag 3:285-94. 2013
    ..Finally, we will discuss the importance of better understanding placebo and nocebo mechanisms in clinical contexts for pain treatment. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Hypoalgesia in schizophrenia is independent of antipsychotic drugs: a systematic quantitative review of experimental studies
    Stephane Potvin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Axe Douleur CRC CHUS, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Pain 138:70-8. 2008
    ..Further studies are warranted to determine the clinical and biological correlates, and the social and health consequences, of hypoalgesia in schizophrenia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Establishing a link between heart rate and pain in healthy subjects: a gender effect
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Pain 6:341-7. 2005
    ..Clinical implications need to be further evaluated with patients before clinicians can use HR as a complementary tool in pain assessment...
  39. ncbi request reprint Direct comparison of placebo effects on clinical and experimental pain
    Julie Charron
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:204-11. 2006
    ..The authors sought to provide a more direct test of this hypothesis using a within-subject design and to investigate the potential mediating effect of expectancy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Endogenous pain inhibitory systems activated by spatial summation are opioid-mediated
    Nancy Julien
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda Québec, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 401:256-60. 2006
    ..Naloxone inhibited the endogenous pain inhibitory systems activated by the spatial summation model, suggesting that these systems have an opioid-mediated component, as previously reported for diffuse noxious inhibitory controls...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in pain perception and descending inhibitory controls start at middle age in healthy adults
    Marianne Larivière
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 23:506-10. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to better characterize the developmental time course of the change in DNIC response by adding a middle-aged group. The role of expectations was also investigated...
  42. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis
    Lucie Brosseau
    Physiotherapy Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:596-603. 2002
    ..However, despite its widespread use, the efficacy of TENS is still controversial...
  43. ncbi request reprint Widespread pain in fibromyalgia is related to a deficit of endogenous pain inhibition
    Nancy Julien
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda, Que, Canada
    Pain 114:295-302. 2005
    ..05). These data support a deficit of endogenous pain inhibitory systems in fibromyalgia but not in chronic low back pain. The treatments proposed to fibromyalgia patients should aim at stimulating the activity of those endogenous systems...
  44. ncbi request reprint Odors modulate pain perception: a gender-specific effect
    Serge Marchand
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue 445, boul de l Universite, Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, J9X 5E4, Canada
    Physiol Behav 76:251-6. 2002
    ..These results and their potential clinical implications are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of sex hormones on formalin-induced nociceptive responses
    Isabelle Gaumond
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, Canada
    Brain Res 958:139-45. 2002
    ..Interestingly, male and female sex hormones seem to act specifically on the different phases of the formalin test, suggesting some specific roles for sex hormones in different pain conditions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial on low level laser therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Lasers Surg Med 36:210-9. 2005
    ..Low level laser therapy (LLLT) offers promising symptomatic relief of osteoarthritic (OA) pain. We examined efficacy of active LLLT versus sham LLLT on finger joints and three superficial nerves...
  47. ncbi request reprint Spatial summation for pain perception: interaction of inhibitory and excitatory mechanisms
    Serge Marchand
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec en Abitibi Témiscamingue, 445, boulevard de l Université, Quebec, J9X 5E4, Rouyn Noranda, Canada
    Pain 95:201-6. 2002
    ..The results are a shift of the pain perception curve and a positive relation between the surface stimulated and pain perception...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of training on general practitioners' management of pain in osteoarthritis: a randomized multicenter study
    Olivier Chassany
    Département de la Recherche Clinique et du Développement de l Assistance Publique, Hopitaux de Paris, France
    J Rheumatol 33:1827-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of a short interactive training program for general practitioners (GP) on pain management in patients with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Different autonomic responses to experimental pain in IBS patients and healthy controls
    Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:814-20. 2006
    ..Pain perception ratings in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients suggest that they present either hypoalgesia or hyperalgesia. However, little is known about the physiologic responses these patients present to a somatic painful stimulus...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Is pain sexist? Endogenous pain mechanisms and sex hormones]
    Isabelle Gaumond
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:1011-3. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Pain perception in schizophrenia: no changes in diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC) but a lack of pain sensitization
    Stephane Potvin
    Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1010-6. 2008
    ..Preliminary experimental studies have shown diminished pain sensitivity in schizophrenia patients. The objective of the study was to investigate the role of excitatory and inhibitory systems on pain perception in schizophrenia...