Publications from the Kashikar-Zuck Lab

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Jones JT, Cunningham NR, Kashikar-Zuck S, Brunner HI. Pain, fatigue and psychological impact on health-related quality of life in childhood-onset lupus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Cunningham NR, Cohen MB, Farrell MK, Mezoff AG, Lynch-Jordan A, & Kashikar-Zuck S. Concordant parent-child reports of anxiety predict impairment in youth with functional abdominal pain. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Mar;60(3):312-7.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Tran ST, Barnett K, Bromberg MH, Strotman D, Sil S, Thomas SM, Joffe N, Ting TV, Williams SE, Myer GD. A Qualitative Examination of a New Combined Cognitive-behavioral and Neuromuscular Training Intervention for Juvenile Fibromyalgia. Clin J Pain. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Kushner AM, Kiefer AW, Lesnick S, Faigenbaum AD, Kashikar-Zuck S, Myer GD. Training the developing brain part II: cognitive considerations for youth instruction and feedback. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2015 May-Jun;14(3):235-43.

Sil S, Thomas SM, DiCesare C, Strotman D, Ting TV, Myer GD, Kashikar-Zuck S. Preliminary evidence of altered biomechanics in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jan;67(1):102-11.

Cunningham NR, Lynch-Jordan AM, Barnett K, Peugh J, Sil S, Goldschneider KR, Kashikar-Zuck S. Child pain catastrophizing mediates the relation between parent responses to pain and disability in youth with functional abdominal pain. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Dec;59(6):732-8.

Lynch-Jordan AM, Peugh J, Cunningham NR, Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR. Differential changes in functional disability and pain intensity over the course of psychological treatment for children with chronic pain. Pain. 2014 Oct;155(10):1955-61.

Sil S, Arnold LM, Lynch-Jordan AM, Ting TV, Peugh J, Cunningham NR, Powers SW, Lovell D, Hashkes PJ, Passo MH, Schikler KR, Kashikar-Zuck S. Identifying treatment responders and predictors of improvement after cognitive-behavioral therapy for juvenile fibromyalgia. Pain. 2014 Jul;155(7):1206-12.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Cunningham NR, Sil S, Bromberg M, Lynch-Jordan AM, Strotman D, Peugh J, Noll J, Ting TV, Powers SW, Lovell D, Arnold LM. Long-term outcomes of adolescents with juvenile-onset fibromyalgia in early adulthood. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):e592-600.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Ting TV. Juvenile fibromyalgia: current status of research and future developments. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2014 Feb;10(2):89-96.

Powers SW, Kashikar-Zuck S, Zafar M, Kabbouche MA, O’Brien HL, Shenk CE, Rausch JR, Hershey AD. Cognitive behavioral therapy plus amitriptyline for chronic migraine in children and adolescents: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013 Dec 25;310(24):2622-30.

Myer GD, Kushner AM, Faigenbaum AD, Kiefer A, Kashikar-Zuck S, Clark JF. Training the developing brain, part I: cognitive developmental considerations for training youth. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):304-10.

Joffe NE, Lynch-Jordan AM, Ting TV, Arnold LM, Hashkes PJ, Lovell D, Passo MH, Powers SW, Schikler KR, Kashikar-Zuck S. The utility of the PedsQL™Rheumatology Module as an outcome measure in juvenile fibromyalgia. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Nov;65(11):1820-7.

Logan DE, Claar RL, Guite JW, Kashikar-Zuck S, Lynch-Jordan AM, Palermo TM, Wilson AC, Zhou C. Factor structure of the children's depression inventory in a multisite sample of children and adolescents with chronic pain. J Pain. 2013 Jul;14(7):689-98.

Thomas SM, Sil S, Kashikar-Zuck S, Myer GD. Can modified neuromuscular training support the treatment of chronic pain in adolescents? Strength and Conditioning Journal. 2013 Jun;35(3), 12-26.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Sil S, Lynch-Jordan AM, Ting TV, Peugh J, Schikler KR, Hashkes PJ, Arnold LM, Passo MH, Richards MM, Powers SW, Lovell DJ. Changes in pain coping, catastrophizing, and coping efficacy after cognitive-behavioral therapy in children and adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. J Pain. 2013 May;14(5):492-501.

Sil S. & Kashikar-Zuck S. Understanding why cognitive-behavioral therapy is an effective treatment for adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. Int J Clin Rheumtol. 2013 Apr 1;8(2).

Kashikar-Zuck S, Zafar M, Barnett KA, Aylward BS, Strotman D, Slater SK, Allen JR, LeCates SL, Kabbouche MA, Ting TV, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Quality of life and emotional functioning in youth with chronic migraine and juvenile fibromyalgia. Clin J Pain. 2013 Dec;29(12):1066-72.

Sil S, Lynch-Jordan AM, Ting TV, Peugh J, Noll J, Kashikar-Zuck S. Influence of family environment on long-term psychosocial functioning of adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jun;65(6):903-9.

Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Szabova A, Flowers SR, Goldschneider KR. The interplay of parent and adolescent catastrophizing and its impact on adolescents' pain, functioning, and pain behavior. Clin J Pain. 2013 Aug;29(8):681-8.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers SR, Strotman D, Sil S, Ting TV, Schikler KR. Physical activity monitoring in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia: findings from a clinical trial of cognitive behavioral therapy. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Mar;65(3):398-405.

Jacobson JC, Farrell JE, Kashikar-Zuck S, Seid M, Verkamp E, Morgan DeWitt E. Disclosure and self-report of emotional, social, and physical health in children and adolescents with chronic pain--a qualitative study of PROMIS pediatric measures. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):82-93.

Slater SK, Kashikar-Zuck S, Allen JR, LeCates SL, Kabbouche MA, O’Brien HL, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric chronic daily headache. Cephalalgia. 2012 Nov;32(15):1116-22.

Ting TV, Haskes PJ, Schikler KN, Desi AM, Spading S & Kashikar-Zuck S. The role of benign joint hypermobility in the pain experience in Juvenile Fibromyalgia: an observational study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2012 Jun 15;10(1):16.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Ting TV, Arnold LM, Bean J, Powers SW, Graham TB, Passo MH, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Spalding S, Lynch-Jordan AM, Banez G, Richards MM & Lovell D. Cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia: a multisite, single-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jan;64(1):297-305.

Mariutto EN, Stanford SB, Kashikar-Zuck S, Welge JA, Arnold LM. An exploratory, open trial of fluoxetine treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2012 Apr;32(2):293-5.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Myer G, Ting TV. Can behavioral treatments be enhanced by integrative neuromuscular training in the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia? Pain Manag. 2012 Jan;2(1):9-12.

Flowers S, Kashikar-Zuck S. Measures of juvenile fibromyalgia: Functional Disability Inventory (FDI), Modified Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire-Child Version (MFIQ-C), and Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) 3.0 Rheumatology Module Pain and Hurt Scale. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Nov;63 Suppl 11:S431-7.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers SR, Claar RL, Guite JW, Logan DE, Lynch-Jordan AM, Palermo TM, Wilson AC. Clinical utility and validity of the Functional Disability Inventory among a multicenter sample of youth with chronic pain. Pain. 2011 Jul;152(7):1600-7.

Zafar M, Kashikar-Zuck S, Slater SK, Allen JR, Barnett KA, LeCates SL, Kabbouche MA, Hershey AD, Powers SW. Childhood abuse in pediatric patients with chronic daily headache. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jun;51(6):590-3.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Johnston M, Ting TV, Graham TB, Lynch-Jordan AM, Verkamp E, Passo M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Spalding S, Banez G, Richards MM, Powers SW, Arnold LM, Lovell D. Relationship between school absenteeism and depressive symptoms among adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Oct;35(9):996-1004.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers SR, Verkamp E, Ting TV, Lynch-Jordan AM, Graham TB, Passo M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Spalding S, Banez G, Richards MM, Powers SW, Arnold LM, Lovell D. Actigraphy-based physical activity monitoring in adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain. 2010 Sep;11(9):885-93.

Kashikar-Zuck S. Psychological interventions for pediatric chronic pain--the good news and the challenges ahead. Pain. 2010 Mar;148(3):361-2.

Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Crosby LE, Lopez WL, Smolyansky BH, Parkins IS, Luzader CP, Hartman A, Guilfoyle SM, Powers SW. Applying quality improvement methods to implement a measurement system for chronic pain-related disability. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):32-41.

Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR. Parent perceptions of adolescent pain expression: the adolescent pain behavior questionnaire. Pain. 2010 Dec;151(3):834-42.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Parkins IS, Ting TV, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan AM, Passo M & Graham TB. Controlled follow-up study of physical and psychosocial functioning of adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Nov;49(11):2204-9.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Slater S, Lynch AM, Graham TB, Swain NF, Noll RB. Family factors, emotional functioning, and functional impairment in juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Oct 15;59(10):1392-8.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Parkins IS, Graham TB, Lynch AM, Passo M, Johnston M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Banez G, Richards MM. Anxiety, mood, and behavioral disorders among pediatric patients with juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome. Clin J Pain. 2008 Sep;24(7):620-6.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Lynch AM. Psychological interventions for chronic pain. In GA Walco & KR Goldschneider (Eds). Pediatric pain management in primary care. The Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, pp 145-152. 2008.

Kashikar-Zuck S. Treatment of children with unexplained chronic pain. Lancet. 2006 Feb 4;367(9508):380-2.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Swain NF, Jones BA, Graham TB. Efficacy of cognitive-behavioral intervention for juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. J Rheumatol. 2005 Aug;32(8):1594-602.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR, Powers SW, Vaught MH, Hershey AD. Depression and functional disability in chronic pediatric pain. Clin J Pain. 2001 Dec;17(4):341-9.

Sil S, Lynch-Jordan A, Desai A, Ting T, Peugh J, Noll J, Kashikar-Zuck S. A controlling family environment predicts long term emotional and social functioning in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain. 13 (4 Suppl 1): S104. 2012.

Sil S, Strotman D, Flowers S, Cunningham N, Ting T, Schikler K, Kashikar-Zuck S. Objective assessment of physical activity in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome following cognitive-behavioral therapy. The Journal of Pain. 13 (4 Suppl 1):S96. 2012.

Cunningham C, Lynch-Jordan A, Barnett K, Kashikar-Zuck S. Examination of parent and child catastrophizing on functional disability in youth with recurrent abdominal pain. The Journal of Pain. 13 (4 Suppl1):S17. 2012. 

Farrel J, Kashikar-Zuck S, Jacobson C, Correia H, Verkamp E, Segerman J, Morgan-DeWitt E. The roles of cognitive interviews in the development of pain behavior and pain quality item banks for pediatrics: A patient reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS®) study. The Journal of Pain. 13 (4 Suppl 1):S7. 2012.

Barnett K, Aylward B, Zafar M, Strotman D, Allen J, Kashikar-Zuck S, Hershey A, Powers S. A comparison of psychosocial functioning in children and adolescents with chronic daily headache or juvenile fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain. 13 (4 Suppl 1):S19. 2012.

Zafar M, Kashikar-Zuck S, Slater S, Allen J, Flower S, Verkamp E, Ting T, Lynch-Jordan A, Kabbouche M, Hershey A, Arnold L, Powers S. Childhood abuse in pediatric parents with juvenile fibromyalgia and chronic daily headache. The Journal of Pain. 11(4 Suppl 1):S149. 2010.

Flowers S, Kashikar-Zuck S, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Strotman D, Ting T, Schikler K, Spalding S, Hashkes P, Richards M, Banez G, Arnold L, Powers S, Lovell D. The relationship between pain catastrophizing, coping efficacy and objectively measured physical activity in adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome. The Journal of Pain. 11(4 Suppl 1):S161. 2010.

Lynch-Jordan A, Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers S, Harding K, Wolf D, Paulford-Lecher N, Desai A, Szabova A, Goldschneider K. The relationship between adolescent pain behaviors and catastrophizing on parent catastrophizing about their adolescents’ pain. The Journal of Pain. 11(4 Suppl 1):S170. 2010.

Flowers SR, Kashikar-Zuck S, Johnston M, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Ting T, Graham TB, Schikler K, Spalding S, Hashkes P, Richards M, Banez G. Physical activity monitoring in children and adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. The Journal of Pain. 10(4 Suppl 1):S62. 2009.

Flowers SR, Kashikar-Zuck S, Johnston M, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Ting T, Graham TB, Schikler K, Spalding S, Hashkes P, Richards M, Banez G. Physical activity monitoring in children and adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndromeThe Journal of Pain. 10(4 Suppl 1):S62. 2009.

Verkamp E, Flowers S, Parkins I, Ting T, Johnston M, Lynch-Jordan A, Kashikar-Zuck S. Self-reported use of complementary and alternative treatments in youth diagnosed with juvenile fibromyalgia syndromeThe Journal of Pain. 10(4 Suppl 1):S37. 2009.

Lynch A, Harding K, Wolf D, Parkins I, Kashikar-Zuck S, McKenna L, Szabova A, Goldschneider K. Does parent pain history moderate the agreement between child and parent pain ratings? The Journal of Pain. 9(4 Suppl 2):S74. 2008.

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