Dr. Otis has conducted research and produced scholarly writing about pain throughout the lifespan. Dr. Otis has focused his clinical research career on the development of innovative approaches to pain management, tailored to specialized patient populations. He is the author of Managing Chronic Pain (Oxford University Press: Treatments that Work Series). His most recent research focuses on the development of an intensive integrated treatment for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans who experience a variety of chronic pain conditions complicated my mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), spinal cord injury (SCI), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- University of Florida, PhD
- University of West Florida, BA
- University of West Florida, BS
- Published on 3/15/2016
Chow ET, Otis JD, Simons LE. The Longitudinal Impact of Parent Distress and Behavior on Functional Outcomes Among Youth With Chronic Pain. J Pain. 2016 Jun; 17(6):729-38. PMID: 26993960.
- Published on 1/1/2016
Scioli-Salter E, Forman DE, Otis JD, Tun C, Allsup K, Marx CE, Hauger RL, Shipherd JC, Higgins D, Tyzik A, Rasmusson AM. Potential neurobiological benefits of exercise in chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder: Pilot study. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2016; 53(1):95-106. PMID: 27006290.
- Published on 7/20/2015
Powell MA, Corbo V, Fonda JR, Otis JD, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Sleep Quality and Reexperiencing Symptoms of PTSD Are Associated With Current Pain in U.S. OEF/OIF/OND Veterans With and Without mTBIs. J Trauma Stress. 2015 Aug; 28(4):322-9. PMID: 26194844.
- Published on 4/1/2015
Scioli-Salter ER, Forman DE, Otis JD, Gregor K, Valovski I, Rasmusson AM. The shared neuroanatomy and neurobiology of comorbid chronic pain and PTSD: therapeutic implications. Clin J Pain. 2015 Apr; 31(4):363-74. PMID: 24806468.
- Published on 3/17/2014
Alschuler KN, Otis JD. An examination of the impact of clinically significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology on the classification of pain as mild, moderate, or severe in a sample of veterans with chronic pain. Psychol Serv. 2014 Aug; 11(3):273-80. PMID: 24635041.
- Published on 2/26/2013
Otis JD, Sanderson K, Hardway C, Pincus M, Tun C, Soumekh S. A randomized controlled pilot study of a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. J Pain. 2013 May; 14(5):475-82. PMID: 23452825.
- Published on 6/20/2012
Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Significant others' responses to pain in veterans with chronic pain and clinical levels of post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology. Eur J Pain. 2013 Feb; 17(2):245-54. PMID: 22718501.
- Published on 2/1/2012
Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Coping strategies and beliefs about pain in veterans with comorbid chronic pain and significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Eur J Pain. 2012 Feb; 16(2):312-9. PMID: 22323383.
- Published on 6/29/2011
Alschuler KN, Otis JD. Coping strategies and beliefs about pain in veterans with comorbid chronic pain and significant levels of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Eur J Pain. 2011 Jun 29. PMID: 21723169.
- Published on 6/1/2011
Otis JD, McGlinchey R, Vasterling JJ, Kerns RD. Complicating factors associated with mild traumatic brain injury: impact on pain and posttraumatic stress disorder treatment. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2011 Jun; 18(2):145-54. PMID: 21626354.
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