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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents provides a practical guide for implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and their families coping with the consequences of persisting pain. The book is available from Oxford University Press.

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Selected Publications

Persistent Pain in Adolescents Following Traumatic Brain Injury . Tham SW, Palermo TM, Wan J, Jaffe KM, Temkin N, Durbin D, Rivara FP. J Pain. 2013 Oct;14(10):1242-1249. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2013.05.007. Epub 2013 Aug 2. 

Longitudinal Course and Risk Factors for Fatigue in Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Sleep Disturbances . Tham SW. Holley AL, Zhou C, Clarke GN, Palermo TM. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] 

Applications of laboratory pain methodologies in research with children and adolescents: emerging research trends . Wilson AC, Holley AL, Palermo TM. Pain. 2013 Aug;154(8):1166-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.04.014. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Bidirectional Associations Between Pain and Physical Activity in Adolescents . Rabbitts JA, Holley AL, Karlson CW, Palermo TM. Clin J Pain. 2013 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Factor structure of the children's depression inventory in a multisite sample of children and adolescents with chronic pain . Logan DE, Claar RL, Fuite JW, Kashikar-Zuck S, Lynch-Jordan A, Palermo TM, Wilson AC, Zhou C. J Pain. 2013 Jul;14(7):689-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.01.777. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

The importance of the family environment in pediatric chronic pain . Palermo TM, Holley AL. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Jan;167(1):93-4. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.428.

The making of a pediatric pain psychologist: education, training and career trajectories . Law EF, Palermo TM, Walco GA. Pain Manag. 2012 Sep;2(5):499-507.

Psychological therapies for the management of chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents . Eccleston C, Palermo TM, de C Williams AC, Lewandowski A, Morley S, Fisher E, Law E. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Dec 12;12:CD003968. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003968.pub3. Review.

Longitudinal course and impact of insomnia symptoms in adolescents with and without chronic pain . Palermo TM, Law E, Churchill SS, Walker A. J Pain. 2012 Nov;13(11):1099-106. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2012.08.003. Epub 2012 Sep 30.

Evaluating treatment participation in an internet-based behavioral intervention for pediatric chronic pain . Law EF, Murphy LK, Palermo TM. J Pediatr Psychol. 2012 Sep;37(8):893-903. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jss057. Epub 2012 Apr 17.

Psychological interventions for parents of children and adolescents with chronic illness . Eccleston C, Palermo TM, Fisher E, Law E. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;8:CD009660. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009660.pub2. Review.

Physical activity and function in adolescents with chronic pain: a controlled study using actigraphy . Wilson AC, Palermo TM. J Pain. 2012 Feb;13(2):121-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2011.08.008. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

The longitudinal course, risk factors, and impact of sleep disturbances in children with traumatic brain injury . Tham SW, Palermo TM, Vavilala MS, Wang J, Jaffe KM, Koepsell TD, Dorsch A, Temkin N, Durbin D, Rivara FP. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Jan 1;29(1):154-61. doi: 10.1089/neu.2011.2126.

Evidence-based review of subjective pediatric sleep measures . Lewandowski AS, Toliver-Sokol M, Palermo TM. J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 Aug;36(7):780-93. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq119. Epub 2011 Jan 11. Review. 

Behavioral and psychosocial factors associated with insomnia in adolescents with chronic pain . Palermo TM, Wilson AC, Lewandowski AS, Toliver-Sokol M, Murray CB. Pain. 2011 Jan;152(1):89-94. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.09.035. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

Systematic review of family functioning in families of children and adolescents with chronic pain . Lewandowski AS, Palermo TM, Stinson J, Handley S, Chambers CT. J Pain. 2010 Nov;11(11):1027-38.

Behavioral and psychosocial factors associated with insomnia in adolescents with chronic pain . Palermo TM, Wilson AC, Lewandowski AS, Toliver-Sokol M, Murray CB. Pain. 2010 Oct 26.

Temporal daily associations between pain and sleep in adolescents with chronic pain versus healthy adolescents . Lewandowski AS, Palermo TM, De la Motte S, Fu R. Pain. 2010 Oct;151(1):220-5. Epub 2010 Aug 16.

Obesity in children and adolescents with chronic pain: associations with pain and activity limitations . Wilson AC, Samuelson B, Palermo TM. Clin J Pain. 2010 Oct;26(8):705-11.

Randomized controlled trials of psychological therapies for management of chronic pain in children and adolescents: an updated meta-analytic review . Palermo TM, Eccleston C, Lewandowski AS, Williams AC, Morley S. Pain. 2010 Mar;148(3):387-97. Epub 2009 Nov 11. Review.

Randomized controlled trial of an Internet-delivered family cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for children and adolescents with chronic pain . Palermo TM, Wilson AC, Peters M, Lewandowski A, Somhegyi H.

Parents of children and adolescents with chronic pain . Palermo TM, Eccleston C. Pain. 2009 Nov;146(1-2):15-7. Epub 2009 May 30.

Assessment of chronic pain in children: current status and emerging topics . Palermo TM. Pain Res Manag. 2009 Jan-Feb;14(1):21-6. Review.

Enhancing daily functioning with exposure and acceptance strategies: an important stride in the development of psychological therapies for pediatric chronic pain . Palermo TM. Pain. 2009 Feb;141(3):189-90. Epub 2008 Dec 27.

Sleep quality and efficiency in adolescents with chronic pain: relationship with activity limitations and health-related quality of life . Palermo TM, Fonareva I, Janosy NR.

Validation of a self-report questionnaire version of the Child Activity Limitations Interview (CALI): The CALI-21 . Palermo TM, Lewandowski AS, Long AC, Burant CJ. Pain. 2008 Oct 31;139(3):644-52. Epub 2008 Aug 8.

Daily functioning and quality of life in children with sickle cell disease pain: relationship with family and neighborhood socioeconomic distress . Palermo TM, Riley CA, Mitchell BA.

Evidence-based assessment of health-related quality of life and functional impairment in pediatric psychology . Palermo TM, Long AC, Lewandowski AS, Drotar D, Quittner AL, Walker LS. J Pediatr Psychol. 2008 Oct;33(9):983-96; discussion 997-8. Epub 2008 Apr 22. Review.

Objective and subjective assessment of sleep in adolescents with chronic pain compared to healthy adolescents . Palermo TM, Toliver-Sokol M, Fonareva I, Koh JL. Clin J Pain. 2007 Nov-Dec;23(9):812-20.

Adolescent autonomy and family functioning are associated with headache-related disability . Palermo TM, Putnam J, Armstrong G, Daily S. Clin J Pain. 2007 Jun;23(5):458-65.

Effect of disease-related pain on the health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis . Palermo TM, Harrison D, Koh JL. Clin J Pain. 2006 Jul-Aug;22(6):532-7.

See a full publications list .