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Amy Beth Wachholtz

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Denver Campus

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    K23DA030397     (WACHHOLTZ, AMY B)Aug 15, 2011 - Jul 31, 2017
    Co-Morbid Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Malone C, Wachholtz A. The Relationship of Anxiety and Depression to Subjective Well-Being in a Mainland Chinese Sample. J Relig Health. 2017 Jul 12. PMID: 28702737.
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    2. Han S, Kheder J, Bocelli L, Fahed J, Wachholtz A, Seward G, Wassef W. Smoking Cessation in a Chronic Pancreatitis Population. Pancreas. 2016 Oct; 45(9):1303-8. PMID: 27101574; PMCID: PMC5021547 [Available on 10/01/17].
    3. Lee J, Kim E, Wachholtz A. The effect of perceived stress on life satisfaction : The mediating effect of self-efficacy. Chongsonyonhak Yongu. 2016 Oct; 23(10):29-47. PMID: 27996059.
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    4. Lee J, Bhowmick A, Wachholtz A. Does complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use reduce negative life impact of headaches for chronic migraineurs? A national survey. Springerplus. 2016; 5(1):1006. PMID: 27398280; PMCID: PMC4937006.
    5. Park CL, Masters KS, Salsman JM, Wachholtz A, Clements AD, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Trevino K, Wischenka DM. Advancing our understanding of religion and spirituality in the context of behavioral medicine. J Behav Med. 2017 Feb; 40(1):39-51. PMID: 27342616.
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    6. Wachholtz AB, Fitch CE, Makowski S, Tjia J. A Comprehensive Approach to the Patient at End of Life: Assessment of Multidimensional Suffering. South Med J. 2016 Apr; 109(4):200-6. PMID: 27043799; PMCID: PMC4824542 [Available on 04/01/17].
    7. Wachholtz A, Malone C, Bhowmick A. The Chronic Migraineur and Health Services: National Survey Results. J Pain Manag Med. 2015 Nov; 1(1). PMID: 26807447.
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    8. Malone CD, Bhowmick A, Wachholtz AB. Migraine: treatments, comorbidities, and quality of life, in the USA. J Pain Res. 2015; 8:537-47. PMID: 26316804; PMCID: PMC4540217.
    9. Wachholtz AB, Malone CD, Pargament KI. Effect of Different Meditation Types on Migraine Headache Medication Use. Behav Med. 2017 Jan-Mar; 43(1):1-8. PMID: 25864906.
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    10. Dharmawardene M, Givens J, Wachholtz A, Makowski S, Tjia J. A systematic review and meta-analysis of meditative interventions for informal caregivers and health professionals. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Jun; 6(2):160-9. PMID: 25812579; PMCID: PMC4583788 [Available on 06/01/17].
    11. Porche MV, Fortuna LR, Wachholtz A, Stone RT. Distal and Proximal Religiosity as Protective Factors for Adolescent and Emerging Adult Alcohol Use. Religions (Basel). 2015; 6(2):365-384. PMID: 26146565.
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    12. Lee J, Kim JK, Wachholtz A. The benefit of heart rate variability biofeedback and relaxation training in reducing trait anxiety. Hanguk Simni Hakhoe Chi Kongang. 2015; 20(2):391-408. PMID: 27099546.
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    13. Dezutter J, Luyckx K, Wachholtz A. Meaning in life in chronic pain patients over time: associations with pain experience and psychological well-being. J Behav Med. 2015 Apr; 38(2):384-96. PMID: 25537924; PMCID: PMC4454349.
    14. Wachholtz A, Foster S, Cheatle M. Psychophysiology of pain and opioid use: implications for managing pain in patients with an opioid use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jan 01; 146:1-6. PMID: 25468815; PMCID: PMC4272859.
    15. Wachholtz A, Gonzalez G. Co-morbid pain and opioid addiction: long term effect of opioid maintenance on acute pain. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Dec 01; 145:143-9. PMID: 25456326; PMCID: PMC4254606.
    16. Lee J, Wachholtz A, Choi KH. A Review of the Korean Cultural Syndrome Hwa-Byung: Suggestions for Theory and Intervention. Asia Taepyongyang Sangdam Yongu. 2014 Jan; 4(1):49. PMID: 25408922.
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    17. Wachholtz AB, Sambamthoori U. National trends in prayer use as a coping mechanism for depression: changes from 2002 to 2007. J Relig Health. 2013 Dec; 52(4):1356-68. PMID: 23054479; PMCID: PMC4123323.
    18. Dezutter J, Casalin S, Wachholtz A, Luyckx K, Hekking J, Vandewiele W. Meaning in life: an important factor for the psychological well-being of chronically ill patients? Rehabil Psychol. 2013 Nov; 58(4):334-41. PMID: 24295525; PMCID: PMC4113206.
    19. Wachholtz A, Rogoff M. The relationship between spirituality and burnout among medical students. J Contemp Med Educ. 2013; 1(2):83-91. PMID: 25485165.
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    20. Tonelli ME, Wachholtz AB. Meditation-based treatment yielding immediate relief for meditation-naïve migraineurs. Pain Manag Nurs. 2014 Mar; 15(1):36-40. PMID: 24602422; PMCID: PMC4109722.
    21. Wachholtz A, Gonzalez G, Boyer E, Naqvi ZN, Rosenbaum C, Ziedonis D. Intersection of chronic pain treatment and opioid analgesic misuse: causes, treatments, and policy strategies. Subst Abuse Rehabil. 2011; 2:145-62. PMID: 24474854; PMCID: PMC3846312.
    22. Wachholtz A, Ziedonis D, Gonzalez G. Comorbid pain and opioid addiction: psychosocial and pharmacological treatments. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(12):1536-52. PMID: 21756033.
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    23. Rosmarin DH, Wachholtz A, Ai A. Beyond descriptive research: advancing the study of spirituality and health. J Behav Med. 2011 Dec; 34(6):409-13. PMID: 21751040.
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    24. Dezutter J, Wachholtz A, Corveleyn J. Prayer and pain: the mediating role of positive re-appraisal. J Behav Med. 2011 Dec; 34(6):542-9. PMID: 21516338.
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    25. Wachholtz A, Binks M, Eisenson H, Kolotkin R, Suzuki A. Does pain predict interference with daily functioning and weight loss in an obese residential treatment-seeking population? Int J Behav Med. 2010 Jun; 17(2):118-24. PMID: 20387027.
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    26. Suzuki A, Binks M, Sha R, Wachholtz A, Eisenson H, Diehl AM. Serum aminotransferase changes with significant weight loss: sex and age effects. Metabolism. 2010 Feb; 59(2):177-85. PMID: 19765777.
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    27. Wachholtz A, Binks M, Suzuki A, Eisenson H. Sleep disturbance and pain in an obese residential treatment-seeking population. Clin J Pain. 2009 Sep; 25(7):584-9. PMID: 19692799.
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    28. Wachholtz AB, Pearce MJ. Does spirituality as a coping mechanism help or hinder coping with chronic pain? Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2009 Apr; 13(2):127-32. PMID: 19272278.
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    29. Wachholtz AB, Pargament KI. Migraines and meditation: does spirituality matter? J Behav Med. 2008 Aug; 31(4):351-66. PMID: 18551362.
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    30. Wachholtz AB, Pearce MJ, Koenig H. Exploring the relationship between spirituality, coping, and pain. J Behav Med. 2007 Aug; 30(4):311-8. PMID: 17541817.
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    31. Wachholtz AB, Keefe FJ. What physicians should know about spirituality and chronic pain. South Med J. 2006 Oct; 99(10):1174-5. PMID: 17100061.
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    32. Wachholtz AB, Pargament KI. Is spirituality a critical ingredient of meditation? Comparing the effects of spiritual meditation, secular meditation, and relaxation on spiritual, psychological, cardiac, and pain outcomes. J Behav Med. 2005 Aug; 28(4):369-84. PMID: 16049627.
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    33. Pargament KI, McCarthy S, Shah P, Ano G, Tarakeshwar N, Wachholtz A, Sirrine N, Vasconcelles E, Murray-Swank N, Locher A, Duggan J. Religion and HIV: a review of the literature and clinical implications. South Med J. 2004 Dec; 97(12):1201-9. PMID: 15646758.
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