Select Publications (since 2014)

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Hirsh, A.T., Anastas, T.M., Miller, M.M., Quinn, P.D., & Kroenke, K. (2020). Patient race and opioid misuse history influence provider risk perceptions for future opioid-related problems. American Psychologist, 75, 784-795.

Anastas, T.M., Miller, M.M., Hollingshead, N.A., Stewart, J.C., Rand, K.L., & Hirsh, A.T. (2020). The unique and interactive effects of patient race, patient socioeconomic status, and provider attitudes on chronic pain care decisions. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 54, 771-782.


Karos, K., McParland, J.L., Bunzil, S., Devan, H., Hirsh, A.T., Kapos, F.P., Keogh, E., Moore, D., Tracy, L.M., & Ashton-James, C.E. (in press). The social threats of COVID-19 for people with chronic pain. Pain.


Miller, M.M., Lynch, M.K., Hirsh, A.T., & Williams, A.E. (2020). “It all seems so unfair”: Pain-related injustice appraisals in youth with chronic pain and their caregivers. Pediatric Pain Letter.


Baert, F., McParland, J., Miller, M.M., Hirsh, A.T., Wallace, E., Dickson, A., Trost, Z., & Vervoort, T. (2020). Mothers’ appraisals of injustice in the context of their child’s chronic pain: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. European Journal of Pain, 24, 1932-1945


Miller, M.M., Williams, A.E., Zapolski, T.C.B., Rand, K.L., & Hirsh, A.T. (2020). Assessment and treatment recommendations for pediatric pain: The influence of patient race, patient gender, and provider pain-related attitudes. The Journal of Pain, 21, 225-237.


Baert, F., Miller, M.M., Trost, Z., Hirsh, A.T., McParland, J., De Schryver, M., & Vervoort, T. (2020). 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, 21, 195-211.

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. (2019). A randomized controlled trial testing a virtual perspective-taking intervention to reduce race and SES disparities in pain care. Pain, 160, 2229-2240.

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.

Mehok, L.E., Miller, M.M., Trost, Z., Goubert, L., De Ruddere, L., & Hirsh, A.T. (2019). Pain intensity and attribution mediate the impact of patient weight and gender on activity recommendations for chronic pain. Journal of Pain Research, 12, 2743-2753.


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.