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IASP: PAIN Reports, Volume 157, Issue 11, November 2016

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November 2016 – Volume 157 – Issue 11

pp: 2393-2620

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Mechanisms, mechanisms, mechanisms: it really does all boil down to mechanisms

Burns, John W.

Why does depression promote long-term opioid use?

Sullivan, Mark D.

Promoting experimental rigor in the conduct of conditioned pain modulation studies: the importance of reliability

France, Christopher R.


Comprehensive Review

Young children’s ability to report on past, future, and hypothetical pain states: a cognitive-developmental perspective

Jaaniste, Tiina; Noel, Melanie; von Baeyer, Carl L.

Reliability of conditioned pain modulation: a systematic review

Kennedy, Donna L.; Kemp, Harriet I.; Ridout, Deborah; Yarnitsky, David; Rice, Andrew S.C.


Topical Review

Updating the definition of pain

Williams, Amanda C. de C.; Craig, Kenneth D.

Spotlight on pain: optogenetic approaches for interrogating somatosensory circuits

Copits, Bryan A.; Pullen, Melanie Y.; Gereau, Robert W. IV


Research Paper

Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic low back pain: similar effects on mindfulness, catastrophizing, self-efficacy, and acceptance in a randomized controlled trial

Turner, Judith A.; Anderson, Melissa L.; Balderson, Benjamin H.; Cook, Andrea J.; Sherman, Karen J.; Cherkin, Daniel C.

Opioid prescribing for patients with cancer in the last year of life: a longitudinal population cohort study

Ziegler, Lucy; Mulvey, Matthew; Blenkinsopp, Alison; Petty, Duncan; Bennett, Michael I.

Disproportionate longer-term opioid use among U.S. adults with mood disorders

Halbert, Brian T.; Davis, Roger B.; Wee, Christina C.

Ethnicity-dependent influence of innate immune genetic markers on morphine PCA requirements and adverse effects in postoperative pain

Somogyi, Andrew A.; Sia, Alex T.; Tan, Ene-Choo; Coller, Janet K.; Hutchinson, Mark R.; Barratt, Daniel T.

Loss-of-function polymorphisms in the organic cation transporter OCT1 are associated with reduced postoperative tramadol consumption

Stamer, Ulrike M.; Musshoff, Frank; Stüber, Frank; Brockmöller, Jürgen; Steffens, Michael; Tzvetkov, Mladen V.

Genetic variants associated with thermal pain sensitivity in a paediatric population

Matic, Maja; van den Bosch, Gerbrich E.; de Wildt, Saskia N.; Tibboel, Dick; van Schaik, Ron H.N.

Regional brain signal variability: a novel indicator of pain sensitivity and coping

Rogachov, Anton; Cheng, Joshua C.; Erpelding, Nathalie; Hemington, Kasey S.; Crawley, Adrian P.; Davis, Karen D.

Increased cutaneous miR-let-7d expression correlates with small nerve fiber pathology in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome

Leinders, Mathias; Doppler, Kathrin; Klein, Thomas; Deckart, Maximiliane; Rittner, Heike; Sommer, Claudia; Üçeyler, Nurcan

Crotalphine desensitizes TRPA1 ion channels to alleviate inflammatory hyperalgesia

Bressan, Elisangela; Touska, Filip; Vetter, Irina; Kistner, Katrin; Kichko, Tatjana I.; Teixeira, Nathália B.; Picolo, Gisele; Cury, Yara; Lewis, Richard J.; Fischer, Michael J.M.; Zimmermann, Katharina; Reeh, Peter W.

Efficacy and tolerability of buccal buprenorphine in opioid-experienced patients with moderate to severe chronic low back pain: results of a phase 3, enriched enrollment, randomized withdrawal study

Gimbel, Joseph; Spierings, Egilius L.H.; Katz, Nathaniel; Xiang, Qinfang; Tzanis, Evan; Finn, Andrew

Serum vitamin C and spinal pain: a nationwide study

Dionne, Clermont E.; Laurin, Danielle; Desrosiers, Thérèse; Abdous, Belkacem; Le Sage, Natalie; Frenette, Jérôme; Mondor, Myrto; Pelletier, Sylvie

Mouse model of imiquimod-induced psoriatic itch

Sakai, Kent; Sanders, Kristen M.; Youssef, Marina R.; Yanushefski, Kevin M.; Jensen, Liselotte; Yosipovitch, Gil; Akiyama, Tasuku

Reporting of cross-over clinical trials of analgesic treatments for chronic pain: Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations, Innovations, Opportunities, and Networks systematic review and recommendations

Gewandter, Jennifer S.; McDermott, Michael P.; McKeown, Andrew; Hoang, Kim; Iwan, Katarzyna; Kralovic, Sarah; Rothstein, Daniel; Gilron, Ian; Katz, Nathaniel P.; Raja, Srinivasa N.; Senn, Stephen; Smith, Shannon M.; Turk, Dennis C.; Dworkin, Robert H.

Is alcohol consumption related to likelihood of reporting chronic widespread pain in people with stable consumption? Results from UK biobank

Beasley, Marcus J.; Macfarlane, Tatiana V.; Macfarlane, Gary J.

Modulation of musculoskeletal hyperalgesia by brown adipose tissue activity in mice

Goudie-DeAngelis, Elizabeth M.; Abdelhamid, Ramy E.; Nunez, Myra G.; Kissel, Casey L.; Kovács, Katalin J.; Portoghese, Philip S.; Larson, Alice A.

Genome-wide association analysis of pain severity in dysmenorrhea identifies association at chromosome 1p13.2, near the nerve growth factor locus

Jones, Amy V.; Hockley, James R.F.; Hyde, Craig; Gorman, Donal; Sredic-Rhodes, Ana; Bilsland, James; McMurray, Gordon; Furlotte, Nicholas A.; Hu, Youna; Hinds, David A.; Cox, Peter J.; Scollen, Serena

Activation of cannabinoid CB1 receptor contributes to suppression of spinal nociceptive transmission and inhibition of mechanical hypersensitivity by Aβ-fiber stimulation

Yang, Fei; Xu, Qian; Shu, Bin; Tiwari, Vinod; He, Shao-Qiu; Vera-Portocarrero, Louis P.; Dong, Xinzhong; Linderoth, Bengt; Raja, Srinivasa N.; Wang, Yun; Guan, Yun

The mitogen and stress-activated protein kinase 1 regulates the rapid epigenetic tagging of dorsal horn neurons and nocifensive behaviour

Tochiki, Keri K.; Maiarú, Maria; Norris, Caspar; Hunt, Stephen P.; Géranton, Sandrine M.

The cystine/glutamate antiporter system xc− drives breast tumor cell glutamate release and cancer-induced bone pain

Slosky, Lauren M.; BassiriRad, Neemah M.; Symons, Ashley M.; Thompson, Michelle; Doyle, Timothy; Forte, Brittany L.; Staatz, William D.; Bui, Lynn; Neumann, William L.; Mantyh, Patrick W.; Salvemini, Daniela; Largent-Milnes, Tally M.; Vanderah, Todd W.



Additional considerations for increasing placebo response

vanderVaart, Sondra; Hogan, Mary-Ellen

“Symptom vs sensory profiling”—taking one step after the other

Geber, Christian; Birklein, Frank


Ventzel, Lise; Jensen, Anders Bonde; Jensen, Anni Ravnsbæk; Jensen, Troels Staehelin; Finnerup, Nanna Brix