Publications (since 2010)

Red text indicates Pain Lab student

Miller, M.M., Williams, A.E., Zapolski, T.C.B., Rand, K.L., & Hirsh, A.T. (in press). Assessment and treatment recommendations for pediatric pain: The influence of patient race, patient gender, and provider pain-related attitudes. The Journal of Pain.


Hirsh, A.T., Miller, M.M., Hollingshead, N.A., Anastas, T., Carnell, S.T., Lok, B.C., Chu, C., Zhang. Y., Robinson, M.E., Kroenke, K., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (in press). A randomized controlled trial testing a virtual perspective-taking intervention to reduce race and SES disparities in pain care. Pain.


Baert, F., Miller, M.M., Trost, Z., Hirsh, A.T., McParland, J., De Schryver, M., & Vervoort, T. (in press). Parental injustice appraisals in the context of child pain: Examining the construct and criterion validity of the IEQ-Pc and IEQ-Ps. The Journal of Pain.

Anastas, T.M., Meints, S.M., Gleckman, A.D., & Hirsh, A.T. (2019). Social influences on peer judgments about chronic pain and disability. The Journal of Pain, 20, 698-705.

Miller, M.M., Meints, S.M., & Hirsh, A.T. (2018). Catastrophizing, pain, and functional outcomes for children with chronic pain: A meta-analytic review. Pain, 159, 2442-2460.

Meints, S.M., Mosher, C., Rand, K.L., Ashburn-Nardo, L., & Hirsh, A.T. (2018). An experimental investigation of the relationships among race, prayer, and pain. The Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 18, 545-553.

Miller, M.M., Wuest, D., Williams, A.E., Scott, E.L., Trost, Z., & Hirsh, A.T. (2018). Injustice perceptions about pain: parent-child discordance is associated with worse functional outcomes. Pain, 159, 1083-1089.

Stout, M.S., Meints, S.M., & Hirsh, A.T. (2018). Loneliness mediates the relationship between pain during intercourse and depressive symptoms among young women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47, 1687-1696.

Hsueh, L., Vrany, E.A., Patel, J.S., Hollingshead, N.A., Hirsh, A.T., de Groot, M., & Stewart, J.C. (2018). Associations between immigrant status and pharmacological treatments for diabetes in U.S. adults. Health Psychology, 37, 61-69.

Miller, M.M., Allison, A., Trost, Z., De Ruddere, L., Wheelis, T., Goubert, L., & Hirsh, A.T. (2018). Differential impact of patient weight on pain-related judgments about male and female chronic low back pain patients. The Journal of Pain, 19, 57-66.

Edmonds, B.T., McKenzie, F., Austgen, M.B., Ashburn-Nardo, L., Matthias, M.S., & Hirsh, A.T. (2017). Obstetrical providers’ management of chronic pain in pregnancy: A vignette study. Pain Medicine, 18, 832-841. 4


Meints, S.M., Stout, M., Abplanalp, S., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). Pain-related rumination, but not magnification or helplessness, mediates race and sex differences in experimental pain. The Journal of Pain, 18, 332-339.


Hollingshead, N.A., Matthias, M.S., Bair, M.J., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). Healthcare providers' perceptions of socioeconomically disadvantaged patients with chronic pain: A qualitative investigation. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 9, 35-44.


Hollingshead, N.A., Meints, S., Miller, M.M., Robinson, M.E., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). A comparison of race-related pain stereotypes held by White and Black individuals. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 46, 718-723.


Miller, M.M., Scott, E.L., Trost, Z. & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). Perceived injustice is associated with pain and functional outcomes in children and adolescents with chronic pain: A preliminary investigation. The Journal of Pain, 17, 1217-1226.


Meints, S.M., Miller, M.M., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). Differences in pain coping between Black and White Americans: A meta-analysis. The Journal of Pain, 17, 642-653.


Hollingshead, N.A., Vrany, E.A., Stewart, J.C., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). Differences in Mexican Americans’ prevalence of chronic pain and co-occurring analgesic medication and substance use relative to Non-Hispanic White and Black Americans: Results from NHANES 1999-2004. Pain Medicine, 17, 1001-1009.


Hollingshead, N.A., Ashburn-Nardo, L., Stewart, J.C., & Hirsh, A.T. (2016). The pain experience of Hispanic Americans: A critical literature review and conceptual model. The Journal of Pain, 17, 513-528.


Boissoneault, J., Mundt, J.M., Bartley, E.J., Wandner, L.D., Hirsh, A.T., & Robinson, M.E. (2016). Assessment of the influence of demographic and professional characteristics on health care providers’ pain management decisions using virtual humans. Journal of Dental Education, 80, 578-587.


Hollingshead, N.A., Meints, S., Middleton, S.K., Free, C.A., & Hirsh, A.T. (2015). Examining influential factors in providers’ chronic pain treatment decisions: A comparison of physicians and medical students. BMC Medical Education, 15, 164.


Hirsh, A.T., Hollingshead, N.A., Ashburn-Nardo, L., & Kroenke, K. (2015). The interaction of patient race, provider bias, and clinical ambiguity on pain management decisions. The Journal of Pain, 16, 558-568.


Meints, S.M., & Hirsh, A.T. (2015). In-vivo praying and catastrophizing mediate the race differences in experimental pain sensitivity. The Journal of Pain, 16, 491-497.


Bartley, E.J., Boissoneault, J., Vargovich, A.M., Wandner, L.D., Hirsh, A.T., Lok, B.C., Heft, M. W., & Robinson, M.E. (2015). The influence of healthcare professional characteristics on pain management decisions. Pain Medicine, 16, 99-111.


Hollingshead, N.A., Matthias, M.S., Bair, M.J., & Hirsh, A.T. (2015). Impact of race and sex on pain management by medical trainees: A mixed-methods pilot study of decision-making and awareness of influence. Pain Medicine, 16, 280-290.


Hirsh, A.T., Hollingshead, N.A., Bair, M.J., Matthias, M.S., & Kroenke, K. (2014). Preferences, experience, and attitudes in the management of chronic pain and depression: A comparison of physicians and medical students. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 30, 766-774.


Molton, I.R., Hirsh, A.T., Smith, A., & Jensen, M.P. (2014). Age and the role of restricted activities in adjustment to disability related pain. Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 1025-1034.


Hirsh, A.T., Hollingshead, N.A., Matthias, M.S., Bair, M.J., & Kroenke, K. (2014). The influence of patient sex, provider sex, and sexist attitudes on pain treatment decisions. The Journal of Pain, 15, 551-559.


Wandner, L.D., Heft, M.W., Lok, B.C., Hirsh, A.T., George, S.Z., Horgas, A.L., Atchison, J.W., Torres, C.A., & Robinson ME. (2014). The impact of patients' gender, race, and age on health care professionals' pain management decisions: an online survey using virtual human technology. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 51, 726-733.


Hirsh, A.T., Hollingshead, N.A., Bair, M.J., Matthias, M.S., Wu, J., & Kroenke, K. (2013). The influence of patient sex, race, and depression on clinician pain treatment decisions. European Journal of Pain, 17, 1569-1579.


Torres, C.A., Bartley, E.J., Wandner, L.D., Alqudah, A.F., Hirsh, A.T., & Robinson, M.E. (2013). The influence of sex, race, and age on pain assessment and treatment decisions using virtual human technology: A cross-national comparison. Journal of Pain Research, 6, 577-588.


Kratz, A.L., Hirsh, A.T., Ehde, D.M., & Jensen, M.P. (2013). Acceptance of pain in neurological disorders: Associations with functioning and psychosocial well-being. Rehabilitation Psychology, 58, 1-9. 5


Wandner, L.D., Hirsh, A.T., Torres, C.A., Lok, B.C., Scipio, C.D., Heft, M.W., & Robinson, M.E. (2013). Using virtual human technology to capture dentists’ decision policies about pain. Journal of Dental Research, 92, 301-305.


Wandner, L.D., Scipio, C.D., Hirsh, A.T., Torres, C.A., & Robinson, M.E. (2012). The perception of pain in others: How gender, race, and age influence pain expectations. The Journal of Pain, 13, 220-227.


Hirsh, A.T., Braden, A.L., Craggs, J.G., & Jensen, M.P. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Community Integration Questionnaire in a heterogeneous sample of adults with physical disability. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92, 1602-1610.


Hirsh, A.T., Callander, S.B., & Robinson, M.E. (2011). Patient demographic characteristics and facial expressions influence nurses’ assessment of mood in the context of pain: A Virtual Human and lens model investigation. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48, 1330-1338.


Hirsh, A.T., Bockow, T.B., & Jensen, M.P. (2011). Catastrophizing, pain, and pain interference in individuals with disabilities. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90, 713-722.


Hirsh, A.T., Kratz, A.L., Engel, J.M., & Jensen, M.P. (2011). Survey results of pain treatment in adults with Cerebral Palsy. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90, 207-216.


Jensen, M.P., Ehde, D.M., Gertz, K., Stoelb, B.L., Dillworth, T.M., Hirsh, A.T., Molton, I.R., & Kraft, G.H. (2011). Effects of self-hypnosis training and cognitive restructuring on daily pain intensity and catastrophizing in individuals with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 59, 45-63.


Hirsh, A.T., Gallegos, J.C., Gertz, K.J., Engel, J.M., & Jensen, M.P. (2010). Symptom burden in individuals with cerebral palsy. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 47, 863-876. Stutts, L.A., Hirsh, A.T., George, S. Z., & Robinson, M.E. (2010). Investigating patient characteristics on pain assessment using virtual human technology. European Journal of Pain, 14, 1040-1045.


Wandner, L.D., Stutts, L.A., Alqudah, A.F., Craggs, J.G., Scipio, C.D., Hirsh, A.T., & Robinson, M.E. (2010). Virtual human technology: Patient demographics and healthcare training factors in pain observation and treatment recommendations. Journal of Pain Research, 3, 241-247.


Alqudah, A.F., Hirsh, A.T., Stutts, L.A., Scipio, C.D., Robinson, M.E. (2010). Sex and race differences in rating others’ pain, pain-related negative mood, pain coping, and recommending medical help. Journal of Cybertherapy and Rehabilitation, 3, 63-70.


Hirsh, A.T., Jensen, M.P., & Robinson, M.E. (2010). Evaluation of nurses’ self-insight into their pain assessment and treatment decisions. The Journal of Pain, 11, 454-461.


Hirsh, A.T., Kupper, A.E, Carter, G.T., & Jensen, M.P. (2010). Psychosocial factors and adjustment to pain in individuals with postpolio syndrome. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89, 213-224.


Hirsh, A.T., Dillworth, T.M., Ehde, D.M., & Jensen, M.P. (2010). Sex differences in pain and psychological functioning in persons with limb loss. The Journal of Pain, 11, 79-86.

© 2019 by IUPUI Pain Research Laboratory