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Does intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment improve pediatric headache-related disability?

Julie Shulman, Caitlin Conroy, Anna Cybulski, Kelly R Smith, Kelsey Jervis, Hannah Johnson, David Zurakowski, Navil F Sethna,

Purpose: To examine the effectiveness of intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment for improving disability in children with chronic headache using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health model as a conceptual framework for disability assessment.Materials and methods: Children with chronic headache (n = 50; ages 10-19 years; 62% female) attended an intensive interdisciplinary ... Read more >>

Disabil Rehabil (Disability and rehabilitation)
[2020, :1-8]

Cited: 1 time

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The biopsychosocial model of pain in the context of pediatric burn injuries.

Sarah Nelson, Caitlin Conroy, Deirdre Logan,

<h4>Background</h4>Burns are a common and traumatic source of childhood injury in the United States. The treatment and recovery from burn injuries can be significantly painful and may lead to chronic or persistent pain for years following the initial incident. Further, burn injuries in youth have been found to increase the ... Read more >>

Eur J Pain (European journal of pain (London, England))
[2019, 23(3):421-434]

Cited: 4 times

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Back to Living: Long-term Functional Status of Pediatric Patients Who Completed Intensive Interdisciplinary Pain Treatment.

Edin T Randall, Kelly R Smith, Caitlin Conroy, Allison M Smith, Navil Sethna, Deirdre E Logan,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To provide a descriptive account of long-term functioning (≥5 y posttreatment) among youth who completed intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment (IIPT) for pediatric chronic pain conditions.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A total of 95 patients (mean age at follow-up=20.0 y) treated at least 5 years previously at a single IIPT program completed questionnaires assessing pain, functional ... Read more >>

Clin J Pain (The Clinical journal of pain)
[2018, 34(10):890-899]

Cited: 2 times

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Feeling the Pressure to Be Perfect: Effect on Pain-Related Distress and Dysfunction in Youth With Chronic Pain.

Edin T Randall, Kelly R Smith, Corey A Kronman, Caitlin Conroy, Allison M Smith, Laura E Simons,

Despite clinical observation of perfectionistic tendencies among youth with chronic pain and their parents as well as established relationships between perfectionism and functional somatic symptoms in adults and youth, no research in the pediatric pain literature has examined perfectionism. This study explored the role of various types of youth and ... Read more >>

J Pain (The journal of pain)
[2018, 19(4):418-429]

Cited: 3 times

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Photographs of Daily Activities-Youth English: validating a targeted assessment of worry and anticipated pain.

Laura E Simons, Melissa Pielech, Shannon McAvoy, Caitlin Conroy, Melinda Hogan, Jeanine A Verbunt, Marielle E Goossens,

PHODA is an electronic measure that individualizes and guides treatment for individuals with chronic pain. Implicit in its design is recognition that pain-related fear is a driving force that impedes treatment progress. With this tool, patients visually rate their expectations about the harmful consequences of specific movements. This study aimed ... Read more >>

Pain (Pain)
[2017, 158(5):912-921]

Cited: 3 times

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Children With Chronic Pain: Response Trajectories After Intensive Pain Rehabilitation Treatment.

Laura E Simons, Christine B Sieberg, Caitlin Conroy, Edin T Randall, Julie Shulman, David Borsook, Charles Berde, Navil F Sethna, Deirdre E Logan,

Intensive pain rehabilitation programs for children with chronic pain are effective for many patients. However, characteristics associated with treatment response have not been well documented. In this article we report trajectories of pain and functional impairment in patients with chronic pain up to 1 year after intensive pain rehabilitation and ... Read more >>

J Pain (The journal of pain)
[2018, 19(2):207-218]

Cited: 16 times

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Changes in sleep habits in adolescents during intensive interdisciplinary pediatric pain rehabilitation.

Deirdre E Logan, Christine B Sieberg, Caitlin Conroy, Kelly Smith, Shannon Odell, Navil Sethna,

Sleep behaviors play an important role in the experience of chronic pain in adolescence; less well known is the effect of improved sleep in the context of pain rehabilitation. This study examined changes in sleep habits and their association with pain and functioning following day-hospital interdisciplinary pediatric pain rehabilitation. Participants ... Read more >>

J Youth Adolesc (Journal of youth and adolescence)
[2015, 44(2):543-555]

Cited: 12 times

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What does it take? Comparing intensive rehabilitation to outpatient treatment for children with significant pain-related disability.

Laura E Simons, Christine B Sieberg, Melissa Pielech, Caitlin Conroy, Deirdre E Logan,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study compared outcomes between day hospital pain rehabilitation patients and patients engaged in outpatient multidisciplinary pain treatment.<h4>Methods</h4>This study included 100 children who presented for an initial tertiary care pain clinic evaluation. 50 patients enrolled in intensive day hospital pain rehabilitation and 50 patients pursued outpatient multidisciplinary treatment. Across 2 ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Psychol (Journal of pediatric psychology)
[2013, 38(2):213-223]

Cited: 36 times

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Changes in willingness to self-manage pain among children and adolescents and their parents enrolled in an intensive interdisciplinary pediatric pain treatment program.

Deirdre E Logan, Caitlin Conroy, Christine B Sieberg, Laura E Simons,

The importance of willingness to adopt a self-management approach to chronic pain has been demonstrated in the context of cognitive-behaviorally oriented interdisciplinary pain treatment programs for adults, both as a treatment outcome and as a process that facilitates functional improvements. Willingness to self-manage pain has not been studied in pediatric ... Read more >>

Pain (Pain)
[2012, 153(9):1863-1870]

Cited: 22 times

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Ecological system influences in the treatment of pediatric chronic pain.

Deirdre E Logan, Lisa B Engle, Amanda B Feinstein, Christine B Sieberg, Penny Sparling, Lindsey L Cohen, Caitlin Conroy, Dana Driesman, Akihiko Masuda,

Family, school and the peer network each shape the chronic pain experience of the individual child, and each of these contexts also represents a domain of functioning often impaired by chronic pain. The goal of the present article is to summarize what is known about these bidirectional influences between children ... Read more >>

Pain Res Manag (Pain research & management)
[2012, 17(6):407-411]

Cited: 9 times

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Fear of pain in the context of intensive pain rehabilitation among children and adolescents with neuropathic pain: associations with treatment response.

Laura E Simons, Karen J Kaczynski, Caitlin Conroy, Deirdre E Logan,

<h4>Unlabelled</h4>Recent research has implicated pain-related fear in relation to functional outcomes in children with chronic pain. The current study examined fear of pain, disability, and depression within the context of an intensive pain rehabilitation program. One hundred forty-five children and adolescents who participated in an intensive interdisciplinary pediatric pain rehabilitation ... Read more >>

J Pain (The journal of pain)
[2012, 13(12):1151-1161]

Cited: 34 times

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