Publications

Selected Publications:


David Bradshaw, PhD

Fine PG, Bradshaw DH, Cohen MJ, Connor SR, Donaldson G, Gharibo C, Gidal BE, Muir JC, Tselentis HN. Evaluation of the Performance Improvement CME Paradigm for Pain Management in the Long-Term Care Setting. Pain Med. 2014 Mar;15(3):403-9. doi: 10.1111/pme.12339. Epub 2014 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 24423103.

Chapman CR, Bradshaw DH. Only modest long-term opioid dose escalation occurs over time in chronic nonmalignant pain management. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2013 Dec;27(4):370-7. doi:10.3109/15360288.2013.846957. Epub 2013 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 24143927.

Bradshaw DH, Donaldson GW, Okifuji A. Pain uncertainty in patients with fibromyalgia, yoga practitioners, and healthy volunteers. Int J Yoga Therap. 2012;(22):37-46. PubMed PMID: 23070670.

Bradshaw DH, Chapman CR, Jacobson RC, Donaldson GW. Effects of music engagement on responses to painful stimulation. Clin J Pain. 2012 Jun;28(5):418-27. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318236c8ca. PubMed PMID: 22395335; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3348972.

Nakamura Y, Donaldson GW, Kuhn R, Bradshaw DH, Jacobson RC, Chapman CR. Investigating dose-dependent effects of placebo analgesia: a psychophysiological approach. Pain. 2012 Jan;153(1):227-37. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2011.10.024. Epub 2011 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 22105010.

Bradshaw DH, Donaldson GW, Jacobson RC, Nakamura Y, Chapman CR. Individual differences in the effects of music engagement on responses to painful stimulation. J Pain. 2011 Dec;12(12):1262-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2011.08.010. Epub 2011 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 22071366; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3258530.

Chapman CR, Donaldson GW, Davis JJ, Bradshaw DH. Improving individual measurement of postoperative pain: the pain trajectory. J Pain. 2011 Feb;12(2):257-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2010.08.005. Epub 2011 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 21237721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3052945.

Smeeding SJ, Bradshaw DH, Kumpfer KL, Trevithick S, Stoddard GJ. Outcome evaluation of the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Integrative Health Clinic for Chronic Nonmalignant Pain. Clin J Pain. 2011 Feb;27(2):146-55. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181f158e8. PubMed PMID: 20842019.

Smeeding SJ, Bradshaw DH, Kumpfer K, Trevithick S, Stoddard GJ. Outcome evaluation of the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Integrative Health Clinic for chronic pain and stress-related depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Aug;16(8):823-35. doi:10.1089/acm.2009.0510. PubMed PMID: 20649442.

Okifuji A, Bradshaw DH, Donaldson GW, Turk DC. Sequential analyses of daily symptoms in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain. 2011 Jan;12(1):84-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2010.05.003. Epub 2010 Jul 1. Erratum in: J Pain. 2011 Apr;12(4):509. PubMed PMID: 20591745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2980792.

Okifuji A, Bradshaw DH, Olson C. Evaluating obesity in fibromyalgia: neuroendocrine biomarkers, symptoms, and functions. Clin Rheumatol. 2009 Apr;28(4):475-8. doi: 10.1007/s10067-009-1094-2. Epub 2009 Jan 27. PubMed PMID:19172342; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2668698.

Bradshaw DH, Empy C, Davis P, Lipschitz D, Dalton P, Nakamura Y, Chapman CR. Trends in funding for research on pain: a report on the National Institutes Of Health grant awards over the years 2003 to 2007. J Pain. 2008 Dec;9(12):1077-87, 1087.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2008.09.008. Erratum in: J Pain. 2010 Sep;11(9):916. Dalton, Peter [added]. PubMed PMID: 19038770.

Bradshaw DH, Nakamura Y, Chapman CR. National Institutes of Health grant awards for pain, nausea, and dyspnea research: an assessment of funding patterns in 2003. J Pain. 2005 May;6(5):277-93. PubMed PMID: 15890630.

Chapman CR, Nakamura Y, Donaldson GW, Jacobson RC, Bradshaw DH, Flores L, Chapman CN. Sensory and affective dimensions of phasic pain are indistinguishable in the self-report and psychophysiology of normal laboratory subjects. J Pain. 2001 Oct;2(5):279-94. PubMed PMID: 14622807.

Chapman CR, Donaldson GW, Nakamura Y, Jacobson RC, Bradshaw DH, Gavrin J. A psychophysiological causal model of pain report validity. J Pain. 2002 Apr;3(2):143-55. PubMed PMID: 14622801.


Gary W. Donaldson, PhD  

Donaldson, GW. Patient-reported outcomes and the mandate of measurement. Quality of Life Research, 2008, 17(10):1303–13.

Donaldson GW, Nakamura Y, Moinpour CM. Mediators, moderators, and modulators of causal effects in clinical trials: Dynamically Modified Outcomes (DYNAMO) of Health-Related Quality of Life. Quality of Life Research, 2009. 18(2):137–45.

Donaldson, GW. General Linear Contrasts on Latent Variable Means: Structural Equation Hypothesis Tests for Multivariate Clinical Trials. Statistics in Medicine, 2003, 22:2893–2917.

Nakamura Y, Donaldson GW, Kuhn R, Bradshaw DH, Jacobson RC, Chapman CR. Investigating dose-dependent effects of placebo analgesia: a psychophysiological approach. Pain, 2012 153(1):227–37. 

Haroutiunian S, Donaldson GW, Yu J, Lipman AG. Development and validation of shortened, restructured Treatment Outcomes in Pain Survey instrument (the S-TOPS) for assessment of individual pain patients’ health-related quality of life. Pain, 2012 Aug;153(8):1593–601.  

Moinpour CM, Darke AK, Donaldson GW, Cespedes D, Johnson CR, Ganz PA, Patrick DL, Ware JE, Shumaker SA, Myeskens FL, Thompson IM Jr. Health-related quality-of-life findings for the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2012; 104:1373–1385.

Pett MA, Beck SL, Guo JW, Towsley GL, Brant JM, Lavoie Smith EM, Berry PH, Donaldson GW. Confirmatory factor analysis of the pain care quality surveys (PainCQ©). Health Serv Res, 2013 48(3):1018–38. 

Moinpour CM, Donaldson GW, Nakamura Y. Chemotherapeutic impact on pain and global health-related quality of life in hormone-refractory prostate cancer: Dynamically Modified Outcomes (DYNAMO) analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Quality of Life Research, 2009. 18:147–155.

Okifuji A, Bradshaw DH, Donaldson GW, Turk DC: Sequential analyses of daily symptoms in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain, 2011 12(1):84–93.

Moinpour CM, Donaldson GW, Redman MW. Do general dimensions of quality of life add value to symptoms data? Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 2007, (37):31–38.

Donaldson GW, Moinpour C. Learning to live with missing quality-of-life data in advanced-stage disease trials. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2005, 23:7380–7384. 

Moinpour CM, Donaldson GW, Liepa AM, Melemed AS, O'Shaughnessy J, Albain KS. Evaluating health-related quality-of-life therapeutic effectiveness in a clinical trial with extensive nonignorable missing data and heterogeneous response: results from a phase III randomized trial of gemcitabine plus paclitaxel versus paclitaxel monotherapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Qual Life Res. 2012 Jun;21(5):765–75.

Donaldson GW. Structural equation models for quality of life response shifts: promises and pitfalls. Quality of Life Research, 2005,14:2345–51.

Donaldson GW, Moinpour CM. Individual differences in quality of life treatment response. Medical Care, 2002 Jun;40(6 Suppl):III39–53.

Donaldson GW, Chapman, CR, Nakamura, Y Bradshaw, DH, Jacobson, RC, Chapman, CN. Pain and the Defense Response: Structural Equation Modeling Reveals Coordinated Psychophysiological Response to Increasing Painful Stimulation.  Pain, 2003, 102, 97–108.

Moinpour CM, Darke AK, Donaldson GW, Thompson IM Jr, Langley C, Ankerst DP, Patrick DL, Ware JE Jr, Ganz PA, Shumaker SA, Lippman SM, Coltman CA Jr. Longitudinal analysis of sexual function reported by men in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2007 Jul 4;99(13):1025–35.

Donaldson GW. The factorial structure and stability of the McGill Pain Questionnaire in patients experiencing oral mucositis following bone marrow transplantation. Pain, 1995, 62:101–109.


Perry Fine, MD

Chapman CR, Lipschitz DL, Angst MS, Chou R, Denisco RC, Donaldson GW, Fine PG, et al: 2010. Opioid pharmacotherapy for chronic non-cancer pain in the United States: A research guideline for developing an evidence-base. J Pain;11(9):807-29.

Sanders S, Mackin ML, Reyes, J, Herr K, Titler M, Fine PG, Forcucci C: 2010. Implementing evidence-based practices: Considerations for the hospice setting. Am J Hosp Palliat Care; 27:369-76

Webster LR, Fine PG: 2010. Approaches to improve pain relief while minimizing opioid abuse liability. J Pain; 11: 612-20

Okifuji A, Donaldson GW, Barck L, Fine PG: 2010. Relationship between fibromyalgia and obesity in pain, function, mood and sleep. J Pain; 11 (12): 1329-37.

Fine PG: 2010. Commentary on: Overdose risk with opiods for chronic noncancer pain. J Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy; 24:287-8.

Christo PF, Li S, Gibson S, Fine PG: 2011. Effective treatments for pain in the older patient. Curr Pain Headache Rep Curr Pain Headache Rep; 15(1): 22-34

Black B, Herr K, Fine PG, Sanders S, Tang X, Bergen-Jackson K, Titler M, Forcucci C: 2011. The relationships among pain, nonpain symptoms, and quality of life measure in older adults with cancer receiving hospice care. Pain Med; 12: 880-889.  

Webster LR, Cochella S, Dasgupta N, Fakata KL, Fine PG, et al: 2011. An analysis of the root causes for opioid-related overdose deaths in the United States. Pain Med; 12 Suppl 2: S26-35.

Fine PG: 2011. Long-term consequences of chronic pain: Mounting evidence for pain as a neurological disease and parallels with other chronic disease states. Pain Med; 12 (7): 996–1004.

Burton AW, Fine PG,  Passik SD: 2012.  Transformation of acute cancer pain to chronic cancer pain syndromes. J Support Oncol; 10(3): 89-95.

Webster LR, Fine PG: 2012. Review and critique of opioid rotation practices and associated risks of toxicity. Pain Med; 13(4): 562-70.

Webster LR, Fine PG: 2012. Overdose deaths demand a new paradigm for opioid rotation. Pain Med; 13(4):571-4.

Fine PG: 2012. Treatment guidelines for the pharmacological management of pain in older persons. Pain Med; 13:S57-S66.

Peppin JF, Passik SD, Couto JE, Fine PG, Christo PJ, Argoff C, Aronoff GM, Bennett D, Cheatle MD, Slevin KA, Goldfarb NI: 2012. Recommendations for urine drug monitoring as a component of opioid therapy in the treatment of chronic pain. Pain Med; 13(7): 886-96.

Herr K, Titler M, Fine PG, Sanders S, Cavanaugh JE, Swegle J, Tang X: 2012. The effect of a translating research into practice (TRIP)-cancer intervention on cancer pain management in older adults in hospice. Pain Med; 13(8): 1004-17.

Sanders S, Herr KA, Fine PG, Fiala C, Tang X, Forcucci C: 2013. An examination of adherence to pain medication plans in older cancer patients in hospice care. J Pain Symptom Manage; 45 (1): 43-55

Fine PG, Davis M, Muir C, Schwind D, Haileab B: 2013. Bridging the gap: Pain medicine and palliative care. Pain Med; 14(9): 1277-1279.

Fine PG, Rosenfeld MJ: 2013. The endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids and pain. Rambam Maimonides Med J; 4(4):1-15.

Fine PG, Stanos S: 2013. NSAIDs for Chronic Pain. Supplement Editors. Pain Med;14 (S1):S1-S44.

Kestenbaum MG, Vilches AO, Messersmith S, Connor SR, Fine PG, Murphy B, Davis M, Muir, C. Alternative routes to oral opioid administration in palliative care: A review and clinical summary (in press, Pain Medicine).


Alan Light, PhD

Exogenously Applied Muscle Metabolites Synergistically Evoke Sensations of Muscle Fatigue and Pain in Human Subjects. Pollak KA, Swenson JD, Vanhaitsma TA, Hughen RW, Jo D, Light KC, Schweinhardt P, Amann M, Light AR. (2014) Exp Physiol. 99: 368-380 Epub Oct 18 DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2013.075812 PMID: 241442455

Gene expression alterations at baseline and following moderate exercise in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Fibromyalgia Syndrome.Light AR, Bateman L, Jo D, Hughen RW, Vanhaitsma TA, White AT, Light KC. J Intern Med. 271: 64-81, 2012 PMID:21615807

Differing leukocyte gene expression profiles associated with fatigue in patients with prostate cancer versus chronic fatigue syndrome. Light KC, Agarwal N, Iacob E, White AT, Kinney AY, Vanhaitsma TA, Aizad H, Hughen RW, Bateman L, Light AR. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep 6. doi:pii: S0306-4530(13)00297-7. 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.08.008 [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24054763

Dysregulation of leukocyte gene expression in women with medication-refractory depression versus healthy non-depressed controls. Iacob E, Light KC, Tadler SC, Weeks HR, White AT, Hughen RW, Vanhaitsma TA, Bushnell L, Light AR. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Oct 21;13(1):273. PMID:24143878 [Epub ahead of print]

Dorsal root ganglion neurons innervating skeletal muscle respond to physiological combinations of protons, ATP, and lactate mediated by ASIC, P2X and TRPV1. Light AR, Hughen RW, Zhang J, Rainier J, Liu Z, Lee J. J Neurophysiol. 100:1184-1201 (2008) PMID: 18509077

Post-exertion malaise in chronic fatigue syndrome: symptoms and gene expression.  Fatigue:Meyer JD, Light AR, Shukla SK, Clevidence D, Yale S, Stegner AJ & Cook DB. (2013) Biomedicine, Health and Behavior DOI: 10.1080/21641846.2013.

Simvastatin Attenuates Formalin-Induced Nociceptive Behaviors by Inhibiting Microglial RhoA and p38 MAPK Activation. Chen XY, Li K, Light AR, Fu KY. J Pain. 2013 Nov;14(11):1310-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.05.011. Epub 2013 Jul 27. PMID:23900131

Antidepressant and Neurocognitive Effects of Isoflurane Anesthesia versus Electroconvulsive Therapy in Refractory Depression.Weeks HR III, Tadler SC, Smith KW, Iacob E, Saccoman M, White AT, Landvatter JD, Chelune GJ, Suchy Y, Michael EC, Cahalan MK, Bushnell L, Sakata D, Light AR, Light KC. (2013) PLoS ONE, 8(7): e69809.

Different peripheral tissue injury induces differential phenotypic changes of spinal activated microglia. Li K, Tan YH, Light AR, Fu KY. Clin Dev Immunol. 2013;2013:901420. doi: 10.1155/2013/901420. Epub 2013 May 29. PMID: 23818916

Functional profiling of neurons through cellular neuropharmacology. Teichert RW, Smith NJ, Raghuraman S, Yoshikami D, Light AR, Olivera BM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):1388-95. Epub 2012 Jan 23.

Functional Properties of Tooth Pulp Neurons Responding to Thermal Stimulation. Ahn DK, Doutova EA, McNaughton K, Light AR, Närhi M, Maixner W. J Dent Res. 2012 Apr;91(4):401-6. Epub 2012 Jan 17

Differences in metabolite-detecting, adrenergic, and immune gene expression following moderate exercise in multiple sclerosis, CFS, and healthy controls. White,A. T., Light A.R., Hughen R.W., VanHaitsma T. A., and Light K. C.2012 PsychosomaticMedicine. 74: 46-54.

Genetics and Gene Expression Involving Stress and Distress Pathways in Fibromyalgia with and without Comorbid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Light KC, White AT, Tadler S, Iacob E, Light AR. Pain Res Treat. 2012;2012:427869. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Evidence for a Heritable Predisposition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Albright F., Light K., Light A., Bateman L., Cannon-Albright LA. BMC Neurology 2011, 11:62.

Systemic minocycline differentially influences changes in spinal microglial markers following formalin-induced nociception. Li K, Fu KY, Light AR, Mao J. J Neuroimmunol. 2010 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]


Kathleen Light, PhD

Weeks HR III, Tadler SC, Smith KW, Iacob E, Saccoman M, White AT, Landvatter JD, Chelune GJ, Suchy Y, Clark E, Cahalan MK, Bushnell L, Sakata D, Light AR,  Light KC.  (2013). Antidepressant and neurocognitive effects of isoflurane anesthesia versus electroconvulsive therapy in refractory depression. PLoS One. 8(7): e69809.

Iacob E, Light KC, Tadler SC, Weeks HR, Hughen RW, Smith KW, White AT, Bushnell LA, Light AR. (2013). Gene expression dysregulation in female patients with refractory depression. BMC Psychiatry Oct 21;13(1):273. 

Uchino B, Smith TW, Carlisle M, Birmingham W, Light KC. (2013). The quality of spouses' social networks uniquely contributes to each other's cardiovascular risk. PLoS One. Aug 21;8(8):e71881. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071881.

Tops M, Huffmeijer R, Linting M, Grewen KM, Light KC, Koole SL, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, van Ijzendoorn MH. (2013). The role of oxytocin in a familiarization-habituation response to social novelty. Front Psychol. 2013 Oct 18;4:761. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00761.

Uchino BN, Cauthon RM, Smith TW, Light KC, McKenzie J, Carlisle M, Gunn H, Birmingham W (2012). Social relationships and health: Is feeling positive, negative or both (ambivalent) about your social ties related to telomeres? Health Psychology Nov;31(6):789-96. 

Kuo PX, Carp JM, Light KC, Grewen KM. (2012). Neural responses to infants linked with behavioral interactions and testosterone in fathers. Biological Psychology. 2012 Oct;91(2):302-6. 

Light KC, White AT, Tadler S, Iacob E, Light AR. (2012). Genetics and gene expression involving stress and distress pathways in Fibromyalgia with and without comorbid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Pain Research and Treatment, vol. 2012, article ID 427869, 13 pages, 2012, DOI # 10.1115/2012/ 42769.

Light AR, Bateman L, Jo D, Hughen RW, VanHaitsma T, White AT, Light KC. (2012). Gene expression alterations at baseline and following moderate exercise in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Journal of Internal Medicine 271(1):64-81.

Grewen KM, Light KC. (2011). Plasma oxytocin is related to lower cardiovascular and sympathetic reactivity to stress. Biological Psychology 87: 340-349.

Light KC, Bragdon EE, Grewen KM, Brownley KA, Girdler SS, Maixner W (2009). Adrenergic dysregulation and pain with and without beta-blockade in women with fibromyalgia and temporomandibular disorder. Journal of Pain, 10:542-555.


David Lipschitz, PhD

Lipschitz DL, Landward R, Nakamura Y. 2014. An exploratory study of an online mind-body program for poor sleepers in a community sample, European Journal of Integrative Medicine 6:48–55.

Campo RA, O’Connor K, Light KC, Nakamura Y, Lipschitz DL, LaStayo P, Irwin M, Agarwal N, Kinney AY. 2013. Feasibility and acceptability of a Tai Chi Chih randomized controlled trial in senior female cancer survivors. Integrative Cancer Therapies 12(6):464–474

Lipschitz DL, Kuhn R, Kinney AY, Donaldson GW, Nakamura Y. 2013 Reduction in Salivary α-amylase Levels following a Mind-Body Intervention in Cancer Survivors - an Exploratory Study. Psychoneuroendocrinology 38(9):1521-31.

Nakamura Y, Lipschitz DL, Kuhn R, Kinney AY, Donaldson GW. 2013. Investigating Efficacy of Two Brief Mind-Body Intervention Programs For Managing Sleep Disturbance in Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. J Cancer Surviv. 7(2):165-82.

Nakamura Y, Lipschitz DL, Landward R, Kuhn R, West G. 2011. Two Sessions of Sleep-Focused Mind-Body Bridging Improve Self-Reported Symptoms of Sleep and PTSD in Veterans: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial J. Psychosom. Res. 70:335-345.

Chapman CR, Lipschitz DL, Angst MS, Chou R, Denisco RC, Donaldson GW, Fine PG, Foley KM, Gallagher RM, Gilson AM, Haddox JD, Horn SD, Inturrisi CE, Jick SS, Lipman AG, Loesser JD, Noble M, Porter L, Rowbotham MD, Schoelles KM, Turk DC, Volinn E, Von Korff MR, Webster LR, Weisner CM. 2010. Opioid pharmacotherapy for chronic non-cancer pain: a research guideline for developing an evidence-base. J Pain (11(9): 807-829).

Bradshaw DH, Empy C, Davis P, Lipschitz DL, Nakamura Y, & Chapman, CR. 2008. Trends in funding for research on pain: a report on the National Institutes Of Health grant awards over the years 2003 to 2007. J Pain 9(12):1077-1087, 1087 e1071-1078.

Teruyama R, Lipschitz DL, Wang L, Ramoz GR, Crowley WR, Bealer, SL. Armstrong, WE. 2008. Central blockade of oxytocin receptors during mid-late gestation reduces amplitude of slow afterhyperpolarization in supraoptic oxytocin neurons. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 295(5): E1167-1171.

Bealer SL, Lipschitz DL, Ramoz G, Crowley WR. 2006. Oxytocin receptor binding in the hypothalamus during gestation in rats. Am. J. Physiol. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 291(1): R53-8.

Lipschitz DL, Crowley WR, Armstrong WE, Bealer SL. 2005. Neurochemical bases of plasticity in the magnocellular oxytocin system during gestation. Exp. Neurol. Dec;196(2):210-23.


Yoshi Nakamura, PhD

Serlin RC, Mendoza TR, Nakamura Y, Edwards KR, Cleeland CS (1995). When is cancer pain mild, moderate or severe? Grading pain severity by its interference with function. Pain61(2), 277-84.

Cleeland, C.S., Nakamura, Y., Mendoza, T.R., Edwards, K.R., Douglas, J., & Serlin, R.C. (1996). Dimensions of the impact of cancer pain in a four country sample: New information from multidimensional scaling.  Pain, 67(2&3), 267-273.

Chapman, C.R. & Nakamura, Y. (1998). Hypnotic analgesia: A constructivist framework.  Int’l J Clin Exp Hypn XLVI(1) Hypnosis in the relief of pain – Part II:6-27.

Chapman, C.R., Nakamura, Y., Donaldson, G.W., Jacobson, R.C., Bradshaw, D.H., Flores, L.Y., & Chapman, C.N. (2001). Sensory and affective dimensions of phasic pain are indistinguishable in the self-report and psychophysiology of normal laboratory subjects. Journal of Pain, Vol. 2, No 5, pp 279-294.

Nakamura, Y. & Chapman, C.R. (2002). Constructing pain: How pain hurts, in Yasue, K., Jibu, M., & Della Senta, T. (Eds.), No Matter, Never Mind. Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. (193-205)

Chapman, C.R., Donaldson, G.W., Nakamura, Y., Jacobson, R.C., and Bradshaw, D.H., & Gavrin, J.A. (2002). A psychophysiological causal model of pain report validity.  Journal of Pain, 3(2), 143-155.

Nakamura, Y. & Chapman, C.R. (2002). Measuring pain: An introspective look at introspection. Consciousness and Cognition, 11, 582-592.

Donaldson, G.W., Chapman, C.R., Nakamura, Y., Bradshaw, D.H., Jacobson, R.C., Chapman, C.N. (2003). Pain and the defense response: structural equation modeling reveals coordinated psychophysiological response to increasing painful stimulation. Pain, 102, 97-108.

Donaldson, G.W., Nakamura, Y., & Moinpour, C.M. (2009). Mediators, moderators, and modulators of causal effects in clinical trials:  Dynamically Modified Outcomes (DYNAMO) of Health-Related Quality of Life. Quality of Life Research, 18(2), p.137-45.

Moinpour, C.M., Donaldson, G.W., & Nakamura, Y. (2009). Chemotherapeutic Impact on Pain and Global Health-Related Quality of Life in Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer:  Dynamically Modified Outcomes (DYNAMO) Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.  Quality of Life Research, 18(2), p.147-55.

Nakamura Y, Lipschitz DL, Landward R, Kuhn R, West G. (2011). Two sessions of sleep-focused mind-body bridging improve self-reported symptoms of sleep and PTSD in veterans: A pilot randomized controlled trial. J Psychosom Res, 70(4):335-45. Epub 2010 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 21414453.

Vago, D. R., and Nakamura, Y. (2011). Selective attentional bias towards pain-related threat in fibromyalgia: preliminary evidence for effects of mindfulness meditation training. Cogn. Ther. Res. 35, 581–594. doi: 10.1007/s10608-011-9391-x

Nakamura Y, Donaldson GW, Kuhn R, Bradshaw DH, Jacobson RC, Chapman CR. (2012). Investigating dose-dependent effects of placebo analgesia: A psychophysiological approach. Pain, 153(1):227-37. Epub 2011 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 22105010.

Nakamura Y, Lipschitz DL, Kuhn R, Kinney AY, Donaldson GW. (2013). Investigating efficacy of two brief mind-body intervention programs for managing sleep disturbance in cancer survivors: a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Jun;7(2):165-82. doi: 10.1007/s11764-012-0252-8. Epub 2013 Jan 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 23338490; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3622018.

Lipschitz DL, Kuhn R, Kinney AY, Donaldson GW, Nakamura Y. (2013). Reduction in salivary α-amylase levels following a mind-body intervention in cancer survivors--an exploratory study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep;38(9):1521-31. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.021. Epub 2013 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 23375640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3686861.


Akiko Okifuji, PhD

Turk, D. & Okifuji, A. (2002): Psychological factors in chronic pain: back to future. J Consult Clin Psychol. 70, 678-90.

Okifuji, A. & Turk, DC. (2002).   Stress and Psychophysiological Dysregulation in Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Applied Psychophysiol Biofeedback, 27, 129-41.

Okifuji, A (2003). Interdisciplinary Pain Management with Pain patients: Evidence for its Effectiveness: Sem Pain Med, 1(2), 110-119.

Okifuji , A & Turk, DC.  (2006) Sex Hormones and Pain in Regularly Menstruating Women with Fibromyalgia Syndrome, J Pain 7(11), 851-9

Gatchel, RJ & Okifuji, A (2006) Evidence-Based Scientific Data Documenting The Treatment- And Cost-Effectiveness Of Comprehensive Pain Programs For Chronic Nonmalignant Pain, J Pain 7(11) 779-93.

Okifuji, A & Ackerlind, S (2007) Behavioral medicine approach to pain. North Am Med Clinics, 91 (1), 45-56.

Okifuji, A, Bradshaw, DH, Olson, C. (2009) Evaluating obesity in fibromyalgia: neuroendocrine biomarkers, symptoms, and functions. Clin Rheumatol, 28 (4), 475-8. PMC2668698

Okifuji, A, Donaldson, GW, Barck, L., Fine PG. (2010)Relationship between fibromyalgia and obesity in pain, function, mood and sleep. J Pain, 11 (12) 1329-37 PMC2939916

Okifuji, A, Bradshaw, BH, Donaldson, GW, Turk, DC. (2011). Sequential analyses of daily symptoms in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain, 12 (1) 83-94. PMC2980792

Okifuji, A, Hare BD. (2011) Nightly analyses of subjective and objective (Actigraph) measures of sleep in fibromyalgia syndrome: What makes subjective sleep report stray? Clin J Pain. 27(4):289-96. PMC3072436

Jordan, KD, Okifuji, A  (2011) Anxiety Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Their Relationship to Chronic Pain. J Pain Palliative Care Pharmacother. 25(3): 231-45.

Okifuji, A, Benham, B. (2011). Suicidal and self-harm behaviors in chronic pain patients. J Appl Biobeh Res. 16(2): 55-77.

Okifuji, A, Hare BD. (2011) Do Sleep Disorders Contribute to Pain Sensitivity? Curr Rheumatol Rep, 13(6): 528-34.

Bradshaw, BH, Donaldson, GW, Okifuji, A. (2012). Pain uncertainty in patients with fibromyalgia, yoga practitioners, and healthy volunteers. Int. J. Yoga Therap. 22. 37-46.

Okifuji, A, Hare BD (2013)  Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Review of Evidence.  Pain Ther. 2:87-104


Ernest Volinn, PhD

Volinn, E. Back pain, associated disability, and work loss. In: G.F. Gebhart, R.F. Schmidt  (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Pain, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 248–253, 2013.

Volinn, E, Yang BX, He J, Sheng, X, Ying J, Zuo Y. Do outcomes of acupuncture for back pain differ according to varying socio-cultural contexts? The View from China. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 19: 435–444, 2013.

Volinn E (co-first author), Yang BX (co-first author), He J, Sheng X, Ying J, Volinn W, Zhang J, Zuo Y. West China Hospital set of measures in Chinese to evaluate back pain treatment. Pain Medicine, 11: 637–647, 2010. Supplementary materials for this article  

Volinn, E, Fargo, JD, Fine, PG. Opioid therapy for nonspecific low back pain and the outcome of chronic work loss. Pain, 142: 194–201, 2009.  

Volinn, E, Yano E, Nishikitani M, Volinn W, Nakamura Y. Back Pain Claim Rates in Japan and the U.S.: Framing the Puzzle. Spine, 30: 697–704, 2005.

Volinn, E, Spratt, K.F., Magnusson, M., Pope, M.H. The Boeing Prospective Study and Beyond. Spine, 26:1613–1622, 2001.    

Volinn, E. Do workplace interventions prevent low-back disorders? If so, Why? A methodologic commentary. Ergonomics, 42:258–272, 1999.

Volinn, E. The epidemiology of low back pain in the rest of the world: A review of surveys in low and middle income countries. Spine, 22:1747–1754. 1997.

Volinn, E. Between the idea and the reality: Research on bed rest for uncomplicated acute low back pain and implications for clinical practice patterns. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 12:166–170, 1996.

Volinn, E, Diehr, P., Ciol, M., Loeser, J.D. Why does geographic variation in health care practices matter? (And seven other questions to ask in evaluating studies on geographic variation). Spine 19:2092S–2100S, 1994.

Volinn, E, Turczyn, K.M., Loeser, J.D. Patterns in low back pain hospitalizations: Implications for the treatment of low back pain in an era of health care reform. The Clinical Journal of Pain 10:64–70, 1994.

Volinn, E, Mayer, J., Diehr, P., Van Koevering, D., Connell, F.A., Loeser, J.D. Small area analysis of surgery for low back pain. Spine 17:575–581, 1992.

Volinn, E, Turczyn, K.M., Loeser, J.D. Theories of back pain and health care utilization. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America 2:739–748, 1991.

Volinn, E, Van Koevering, D., Loeser, J.D. Back sprain in industry: The role of socioeconomic factors in chronicity. Spine 16:542–548, 1991.

Volinn, E, Lai, D., McKinney, S., Loeser, J.D. When back pain becomes disabling: A regional analysis, Pain 33:33–39, 1988.