Sleep Mediates the Association between PTSD Symptoms and Chronic Pain in Youth
Abstract Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSS) and chronic pain have been shown to co-occur at high rates in adolescents and this co-occurrence is linked to worse pain and quality...Full Article
The association between a history of lifetime traumatic events and pain severity, physical function, and affective distress in patients with chronic pain
Abstract Evidence suggests that pain patients who report lifetime abuse experience greater psychological distress, have more severe pain and other physical symptoms, and greater functional disability. The aim of the...Full Article
Pain is prevalent and persisting in cancer survivors: differential factors across age groups
Abstract Objective The Institute of Medicine documents a significant gap in care for long term side effects of cancer treatment, including pain. This paper characterizes age differences in the prevalence...Full Article
Development and Initial Validation of Military Deployment-Related TBI Quality-of-Life Item Banks
Objective:To investigate unique factors that affect health-related quality of life (QOL) in individuals with military deployment–related traumatic brain injury (MDR-TBI) and to develop appropriate assessment tools, consistent with the TBI-QOL/PROMIS/Neuro-QOL...Full Article
A SMART design to determine the optimal treatment of chronic pain among military personnel.
Abstract Chronic pain is a leading cause of disability among active duty service members in the U.S. armed forces. Standard rehabilitative care and complementary and integrative health therapies are used...Full Article
Predictors of Depression and PTSD Treatment Response Among Veterans Participating in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.
Abstract Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are prevalent and often co-occur among veterans. There is growing interest in the effects of mindfulness-based interventions among veterans. This study examined PTSD...Full Article