Stewart Biological Sciences Bldg.
Room W8/33C, 514-398-5677
michael.sullivan at mcgill.ca
Dr. Michael Sullivan studies the psychology of pain and disability. He is known primarily for his research on the relation between catastrophic thinking and pain experience, and for the development of community-based approaches to the management of pain-related disability. Current research focuses on the communication of pain experience and the prediction of problematic health outcomes.
Sullivan, M.J.L. (2008). Self-report of pain is an act of communication. Pain, 140: 521.
Sullivan, M.J.L., Lynch, M.E., Clark, A.J., Mankovsky, T., & Sawynok, J. (2008) . Catastrophizing and treatment outcome: Impact on response to placebo and active treatment outcome. Contemporary Hypnosis, 29: 129 - 140.
Sullivan, M.J.L., Adams, H., Horan, S., Mahar, D., Boland, D., & Gross, R. (2008) The role of perceived injustice in the experience of chronic pain and disability: Scale development and validation. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 18: 249-61.
Toward a biopsychomotor conceptualisation of pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 24:
281 - 290.
Updated: March 1, 2010
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