Pain Management

Resources & References

An Online Course:
Managing Pain With the Elderly



General Pain Management

Darnell, Beth (2019). Cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain (2018). (video). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Miller-Matero, Lisa R.; Dykhuis, Kate E.; Clark, Shannon M.; Coleman, Joseph P.; & Ahmedani, Brian K. (2019). Treating pain in primary care: Optimizing an integrated psychological intervention based on perspectives of psychologists, primary care providers, and patients. Families, Systems & Health, Vol 37(2), 120-130 

Pickering, Gisele and Gibson, Stephen (2015) Pain, emotion & cognition: A complete nexus. Switzerland: Springer International

Thorn, Beverly E. (2017). Cognitive therapy for chronic pain: a step-by-step guide (2nd edition). New York: Guilford

Turk, Dennis C & Gatchel, Robert J (2018). Psychological approaches to pain management: a practitioner’s handbook (3rd edition). New York: The Guilford Press

Ziadni, Maisa S.; Carty, Jennifer N.; Doherty, Heather K.; Porcerelli, John H.; Rapport, Lisa J.; Schubiner, Howard; & Lumley, Mark A. (2018). A life-stress, emotional awareness, and expression interview for primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A randomized controlled trial. Health Psychology Vol 37(3), Mar 2018, 282-290


Pain Management for Specific Disorders

Arewasikporn, Anne; Turner, Aaron P.; Alschuler, Kevin N.; Hughes, Abbey J.; & Ehde, Dawn M. (2018). Cognitive and affective mechanisms of pain and fatigue in multiple sclerosis. Health Psychology Vol 37(6), Jun 2018, 544-552

Dorfman, Caroline; Kelleher, Sarah; (Assistant Professor), Winger, Joseph; Shelby, Rebecca, et. al (2019). Development and pilot testing of an mHealth behavioral cancer pain protocol for medically underserved communities, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 37:3, 335-349, DOI:

Ennis, Jeffrey & Majid, Umair (2019) “Death from a broken heart”: A systematic review of the relationship between spousal bereavement and physical and physiological health outcomes, Death Studies, DOI:

Fadul, R; Garcia; Rafael; Zapata-Boluda, R. et al. (2019) Psychosocial correlates of vaginismus diagnosis: a case-control study, Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 45:1, 73-83, DOI:

Martinez, Yessica; Ellington, Lee; Vadaparampil, Susan; Heyman, Richard; & Reblin, Maija (2019). Concordance of cancer related concerns among advanced cancer patient–spouse caregiver dyads, Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, DOI:

Ravyts, Scott; Dzierzewski, Joseph; Grah, Stephanie et. al (2019). Pain inconsistency and sleep in mid to late-life: the role of depression, Aging & Mental Health, 23:9, 1174-1179, DOI:


Pain Management for Ageing Populations

Brennan, Penny, Greenbaum, Mark, Lemke, Sonne & Schutte,Kathleen (2019) Mental health disorder, pain, and pain treatment among long-term care residents: evidence from the minimum data set 3.0, Aging & Mental Health, 23:9, 1146-1155, DOI:

Condon, Shelley, Parmelee, Patricia; & Smith, Dylan (2019). Examining emotional intelligence in older adults with chronic pain: a factor analysis approach, Aging & Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1673308

Poonam Mehta, Mandeep Kaur, Catherine M. Smith, Ramakrishnan Mani & G. David Baxter (2018) Ageing well with chronic musculoskeletal pain: protocol for a systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions aimed at reducing pain in an ageing population, Physical Therapy Reviews, 23:6, 330-337, DOI:

Wang, Sylvia & Kim, Giyeon (2019). The relationship between physical-mental comorbidity and subjective well-being among older adults, Clinical Gerontologist, DOI:


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