- An evaluation of sex differences in psychological and physiological responses to experimentally-induced pain: a path analytic description
Kim E Dixon
Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 725 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Pain 112:188-96. 2004
..Theoretical considerations in the construct of catastrophizing are also highlighted, including, but not limited to, the confounding of variables such as pain intensity and unpleasantness...
- Arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating: relationships to pain, disability, and eating behavior in overweight and obese individuals with osteoarthritic knee pain
Jennifer J Pells
Duke University Medical Center, Box 90399, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Pain 136:340-7. 2008
..Moreover, the contributions of self-efficacy were domain specific. Interventions targeting both arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating may be helpful in this population...
- Self-system therapy for distress associated with persistent low back pain: A randomized clinical trial
Sandra J Waters
a Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Psychother Res 26:472-83. 2016
..Persistent low back pain (PLBP) is associated with vulnerability to depression. PLBP frequently requires major changes in occupation and lifestyle, which can lead to a sense of failing to attain one's personal goals (self-discrepancy)...
- Pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear in osteoarthritis patients: relationships to pain and disability
Tamara J Somers
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:863-72. 2009
- Pain coping skills training and lifestyle behavioral weight management in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study
Tamara J Somers
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Pain 153:1199-209. 2012
..Interventions teaching overweight and obese OA patients pain coping skills and weight management simultaneously may provide the more comprehensive long-term benefits...
- Domain specific self-efficacy mediates the impact of pain catastrophizing on pain and disability in overweight and obese osteoarthritis patients
Rebecca A Shelby
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
J Pain 9:912-9. 2008
..Pain catastrophizing may be addressed through cognitive therapy techniques and self-efficacy may be enhanced through practice of relevant skills and personal accomplishments...
- Psychological interventions for arthritis pain management in adults: a meta-analysis
Kim E Dixon
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Health Psychol 26:241-50. 2007
..The psychosocial impact of arthritis can be profound. There is growing interest in psychosocial interventions for managing pain and disability in arthritis patients...
- Personality factors in the explanation of sex differences in pain catastrophizing and response to experimental pain
Beverly E Thorn
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487, USA
Clin J Pain 20:275-82. 2004
..To examine the effects of personality and pain catastrophizing upon pain tolerance and pain ratings and to examine the impact of an experimental pain induction on subsequent ratings of catastrophizing...
- Psychological treatments for persistent pain: an introduction
Robert D Kerns
Psychology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, VA Central Office and Yale University, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
J Clin Psychol 62:1327-31. 2006
- In search of pain
Kim E Dixon
J Pain 6:407. 2005