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Amy B Wachholtz PhD

TitleAdjunct Assistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressUniversity of Colorado
Graduate Dept of Psychology
Denver CO 80217
Phone508-334-2164
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentPsychiatry


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    DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, United StatesBAPsychology
    Boston University, Boston, MA, United StatesMDIVBioethics
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, United StatesMAClinical Psychology
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, United StatesPHDClinical Psychology

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    1. Wachholtz A, Vohra R, Metzger A. A reanalysis of a randomized trial on meditation for migraine headaches: Distraction is not enough but meditation takes time. Complement Ther Med. 2019 Oct; 46:136-143. PMID: 31519270.
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    2. Wachholtz A, Gonzalez G, Ziedonis D. Psycho-physiological response to pain among individuals with comorbid pain and opioid use disorder: Implications for patients with prolonged abstinence. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2019 Jun 27; 1-11. PMID: 31246117.
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    3. Han S, Patel B, Min M, Bocelli L, Kheder J, Wachholtz A, Wassef W. Quality of life comparison between smokers and non-smokers with chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatology. 2018 Apr; 18(3):269-274. PMID: 29500114.
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    4. Malone C, Wachholtz A. The Relationship of Anxiety and Depression to Subjective Well-Being in a Mainland Chinese Sample. J Relig Health. 2018 Feb; 57(1):266-278. PMID: 28702737.
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    5. Wachholtz A, Bhowmick A, Herbert LB, Marcus D. More is not Always Better: An Epidemiological Assessment of Migraine Frequency and the Impact on Relationships. J Pain Manag Med. 2017; 3(2). PMID: 30221257.
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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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    8. Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Wachholtz AB, Dwibedi N, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment decreases healthcare expenditures among working age patients with comorbid conditions and type 2 diabetes mellitus along with newly-diagnosed depression. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 Jul 19; 16:247. PMID: 27431801.
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    9. 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.
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    10. 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. 2016 Jun 24. PMID: 27342616.
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    11. 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.
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    12. 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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    13. 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.
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    14. Wachholtz AB, Malone CD, Pargament KI. Effect of Different Meditation Types on Migraine Headache Medication Use. Behav Med. 2015 Apr 11; 1-8. PMID: 25864906.
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    15. 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.
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    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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.
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    19. 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 1; 146:1-6. PMID: 25468815.
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    20. Wachholtz A, Gonzalez G. Co-morbid pain and opioid addiction: long term effect of opioid maintenance on acute pain. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Dec 1; 145:143-9. PMID: 25456326.
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    21. 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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    22. 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.
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    23. 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.
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    24. 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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    25. 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.
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    26. 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.
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    27. 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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    28. 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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    29. 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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    30. 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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    31. 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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    32. 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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    33. 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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    34. 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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    35. 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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    36. 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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    37. 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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    38. 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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