Jamie Rhudy, PhD

Jamie Rhudy, PhD
Director of Psychophysiology Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience
Professor of Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology
918-631-2839 Website Lorton Hall Room 308H

Education

PhD – Texas A&M University MS – Texas A&M University BA – Austin College

Research Interests

The general domains of affective neuroscience and the mind-body connection, with a specific focus on psychophysiological assessment of individual differences in emotion, pain, and pain modulation.

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate and Graduate: Statistics
Health Psychology

Publications

Books

  • Penzien, D., J. Rains, T. Smitherman, and J. Rhudy. Managing Your Headaches (Patient Manual).
  • Penzien, D., J. Rains, T. Smitherman, and J. Rhudy. Managing Your Headaches: A Limited-Contact, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program (Therapist Manual).

Journal Articles

  • Latent Variable Analysis of Negative Affect and Its Contributions to Neural Responses During Shock Anticipation. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2018.
  • Rhudy, J., Y. Güereca, B. Kuhn, S. Palit, and M. Flaten. The Influence of Placebo Analgesia Manipulations on Pain Report, the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex, and Autonomic Responses to Pain. The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society, 2018.
  • Interoception and Mental Health: A Roadmap. Vol. 3, Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging, 2018, pp. 501-13.
  • Hellman, N., B. Kuhn, E. Lannon, M. Payne, C. Sturycz, S. Palit, J. Shadlow, and J. Rhudy. Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Sexual Assault Survivors. Psychosomatic medicine, 2018.
  • Randomized Controlled Trial to Dismantle Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT) for Trauma-Related Nightmares. Vol. 10, Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy, 2018, pp. 67-75.
  • Slepian, P., C. France, J. Rhudy, L. Himawan, Y. Güereca, B. Kuhn, and S. Palit. Behavioral Inhibition and Behavioral Activation Are Related to Habituation of Nociceptive Flexion Reflex, But Not Pain Ratings. Vol. 18, The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society, 2017, pp. 349-58.
  • Finan, P., P. Quartana, B. Remeniuk, E. Garland, J. Rhudy, M. Hand, M. Irwin, and M. Smith. Partial Sleep Deprivation Attenuates the Positive Affective System: Effects Across Multiple Measurement Modalities. Vol. 40, Sleep, 2017.
  • Preliminary Validation of a Brief Measure of the Frequency and Severity of Nightmares: The Trauma-Related Nightmare Survey. Vol. 18, Journal of trauma & dissociation : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD), 2017, pp. 88-99.
  • Palit, S., E. Bartley, B. Kuhn, K. Kerr, J. DelVentura, E. Terry, and J. Rhudy. Endogenous Inhibition of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Women With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Vol. 9, Journal of pain research, 2016, pp. 57-66.
  • Terry, E., Y. Güereca, S. Martin, and J. Rhudy. Is Blood Glucose Associated With Descending Modulation of Spinal Nociception As Measured by the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex?. Vol. 9, Journal of pain research, 2016, pp. 187-93.
  • Endogenous Inhibition of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Women With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Vol. 9, Journal of pain research, 2016, pp. 57-66.
  • Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Nociceptive processing in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD): The role of menstrual phase and sex hormones. Clinical Journal of Pain, 314, 304-314. PMID: 24810651

  • Relationship Between Self-Reported Physical Health Problems and Sleep Disturbances Among Trauma Survivors: A Brief Report. Vol. 1, Sleep health, 2015, pp. 166-8.
  • Increased Anterior Insula Activity in Anxious Individuals Is Linked to Diminished Perceived Control. Vol. 5, Translational psychiatry, 2015, p. e591.
  • Rhudy, J., E. Bartley, S. Palit, B. Kuhn, K. Kerr, S. Martin, J. DelVentura, and E. Terry. Affective Disturbance Associated With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Does Not Disrupt Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception. Vol. 155, Pain, 2014, pp. 2144-52.
  • Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Martin, S. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Terry, E. L.* (2014). Affective disturbance associated with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) does not disrupt emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception. PAIN, 155, 2144-2152. PMID: 25139588

  • DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in persons with severe insomnia symptoms. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47, 303-315. PMID: 24101292

  • Affective Disturbance Associated With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Does Not Disrupt Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception. Vol. 155, Pain, 2014, pp. 2144-52.
  • Rhudy, J., J. DelVentura, E. Terry, E. Bartley, E. Olech, S. Palit, and K. Kerr. Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Fibromyalgia. Vol. 154, Pain, 2013, pp. 1045-56.
  • Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Comparing pain sensitivity and the nociceptive flexion reflex threshold across the mid-follicular and late-luteal menstrual phases in healthy women. Clinical Journal of Pain, 29(3), 154–161. PMID: 22688607

  • Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, Martin, S. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Terry, E. L.* (2013). Do sex hormones influence emotional modulation of pain and nociception in healthy women? Biological Psychology, 94, 534-544. PMID: 24141047

  • Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Does endogenous pain inhibition make a better athlete or does intense athletics improve endogenous pain inhibition? PAIN, 154 (11), 2241–2242. PMID: 23891893

  • Rhudy, J. L., DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Olech, E., Palit, S.* & Kerr, K. L.* (2013). Emotional modulation of pain and nociception in fibromyalgia. PAIN, 154, 1045-1056. PMID: 23622762

  • Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Vincent, A.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Emotional modulation of pain and nociception in major depressive disorder (MDD). PAIN, 154, 2759-2768. PMID: 23954763

  • Palit, S. Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Ethnic Differences in Pain Processing: Native Americans have Dampened Pain Processing. Health Psychology, 32, 1127-1136.

  • Palit, S. Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B.L., DelVentura, J. L., Terry, E. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Examining emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in Native Americans: A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90, 272-281.

  • Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. **, Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Exploring pain processing differences in Native Americans. Health Psychology, 32, 1127-1136. PMID: 24219417

  • Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. **, Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Exploring pain processing differences in Native Americans. Health Psychology, 32, 1127-1136. PMID: 24219417

  • Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Fear-learning deficits in fibromyalgia: Precursor or consequence? European Journal of Pain, 17(9):1265-6 PMID: 24006368

  • Terry, E., J. DelVentura, E. Bartley, A. Vincent, and J. Rhudy. Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Persons With Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Vol. 154, Pain, 2013, pp. 2759-68.
  • Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Fibromyalgia. Vol. 154, Pain, 2013, pp. 1045-56.
  • Rhudy, J., S. Martin, E. Terry, J. Delventura, K. Kerr, and S. Palit. Using Multilevel Growth Curve Modeling to Examine Emotional Modulation of Temporal Summation of Pain (TS-Pain) and the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex (TS-NFR). Vol. 153, Pain, 2012, pp. 2274-82.
  • Terry, T. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Anxiety sensitivity does not enhance pain signaling at the spinal level. Clinical Journal of Pain, 28(6), 505-510. PMID:22673483

  • Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Endogenous inhibition of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) and pain ratings during the menstrual cycle in healthy women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 43(3), 343-351 PMID: 22289982

  • DelVentura, J. L.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Individual differences in respiratory sinus arrhythmia and physiological-emotional responses to pictures. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 17(3), 176-201

  • Williams, A. E.* & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Motivational priming predicts how noxious unconditioned stimuli influence affective reactions to emotional pictures. Psychology, 3(5), 883-891.

  • Martin, S. L. *, Kerr, K. L.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Kuhn, B. L.**, Palit, S.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Respiration-induced hypoalgesia: Exploration of potential mechanisms. Journal of Pain, 13(8), 755-763. PMID: 22770894

  • Rhudy, J. L., Martin, S. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, & Palit, S.* (2012). Using multilevel growth modeling to examine emotional modulation of temporal summation of pain (TS-pain) and the nociceptive flexion reflex (TS-NFR). PAIN, 153, 2274-2282. PMID: 22920754

  • Using Multilevel Growth Curve Modeling to Examine Emotional Modulation of Temporal Summation of Pain (TS-Pain) and the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex (TS-NFR). Vol. 153, Pain, 2012, pp. 2274-82.
  • Davis, J.L., *Pruiksma, K.E., Rhudy, J.L., & *Byrd, P. (2011). A comparison of lifelong and posttrauma nightmares in a civilian trauma sample: Nightmare characteristics, psychopathology, and treatment outcome. Dreaming, 21 , 70-80.

  • Hubbard, C. S., Ornitz, E., Gaspar, J. X., Smith, S., Amin, J. A., Labus, J. S., Kilpatrick, L. A., Rhudy, J. L., Mayer, E. A., & Naliboff, B. D. (2011). Modulation of nociceptive and acoustic startle responses to unpredictable threat in men and women. PAIN, 152, 1632-4. PMID: 21477924

  • Rhudy, J. L., Martin, S. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Kerr, K. L.* (2011). Pain catastrophizing is related to temporal summation of pain, but not temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex. PAIN, 152, 794-801. PMID: 21316150

  • Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L., *Pruiksma, K.E., *Byrd, P., *Williams, A.E., *McCabe, K.M., & *Bartley, E.J. (2011). Physiological predictors of response to randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7 , 622-631.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & France, C. R. (2011). Reliability and validity of a brief method to assess nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold. Journal of Pain, 12(7), 782-791. PMID: 21481651

  • *Cranston, C.C., Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L., & Favorite, T.K. (2011). Replication and expansion of “Best Practice Guide for the Treatment of Nightmare Disorder in Adults.” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7 , 549-553.

  • Terry, E. L.*, France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Vincent, A.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Standardizing procedures to study sensitization of human spinal nociceptive processes: Comparing parameters for temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex (TS-NFR). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81, 263-274. PMID: 21767583

  • Long, M.E., Davis, J.L., Springer, J., Elhai, J.D., Rhudy, J.L., Teng, E.J., & Frueh, B.C. (2011). The role of cognitions in imagery rescripting for posttraumatic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67 , 1008–1016.

  • Physiological Predictors of Response to Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy for Chronic Nightmares in a Randomized Clinical Trial. Vol. 7, Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2011, pp. 622-31.
  • Hubbard, C., E. Ornitz, J. Gaspar, S. Smith, J. Amin, J. Labus, L. Kilpatrick, J. Rhudy, E. Mayer, and B. Naliboff. Modulation of Nociceptive and Acoustic Startle Responses to an Unpredictable Threat in Men and Women. Vol. 152, Pain, 2011, pp. 1632-40.
  • Palit, S.,** Sheaff, R. J., France, C. R., McGlone, S., Potter, W., Harkness, A., McNulty, J., Bartley, E. J.,* Hoffman, R., Monda, J. K., & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) polymorphisms are associated with emotional modulation of pain but not emotional modulation of spinal nociception. Biological Psychology, 86, 360-369. PMID: 21291949

  • Rhudy, J. L., Davis, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Bartley, E. J.,* Byrd, P., & Pruiksma, K. E. (2010). Cognitive-behavioral treatment for chronic nightmares in trauma-exposed persons: Assessing physiological reactions to nightmare-related fear. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(4), 1-18. PMID: 20127794

  • Rhudy, J.L., Davis, J.L., *Williams, A.E., *McCabe, K.M., *Bartley, E.J., *Byrd, P.M., & *Pruiksma, K.M. (2010). Cognitive-behavioral treatment reduces physiological-emotional reactions to nightmare imagery in trauma-exposed persons suffering from chronic nightmares. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 66 , 1-18.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, & Williams, A. E.* (2010). Habituation, sensitization, and emotional valence modulation of pain responses. PAIN, 148, 320-327. PMID: 20022696

  • Dubbert, P. M., Ainsworth, B. E., Sung, J. H., Robinson, J. C., Wyatt, S. B., Carithers, T., Newton, R., Rhudy, J. L., Barbour, K., Sternfeld, B., & Taylor, H. Jr. (2010). Physical activity and obesity in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. Ethnicity and Disease, 20, 383-389.

  • Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Respiration-induced hypoalgesia: Additional evidence for pain modulation deficits in fibromyalgia?PAIN, 149, 1-2. PMID: 20122804

  • Rhudy, J. L. & Bartley, E. J.* (2010). The effect of the menstrual cycle on affective modulation of pain and nociception in healthy women. PAIN, 149, 365-372. PMID: 20304557

  • Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Russell, J. L.,* & Kerr, K. L.** (2010). Are there sex differences in affective modulation of spinal nociception and pain? The Journal of Pain, 11, 1429-1441. PMID: 20554479.

  • Rhudy, J. L., France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Russell, J. L.* (2009). Does pain catastrophizing moderate the relationship between spinal nociceptive processes and pain sensitivity? The Journal of Pain, 10, 860-869. PMID: 19638330

  • Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Emotional modulation of autonomic reactions to painful trigeminal stimulation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 71, 242-247. PMID: 19000721

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2009). Experimental assessment of affective processing in fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain, 10(11), 1151-1160. PMID: 19632160

  • Rhudy, J. L., France, C. R., Bartley, E. J.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Williams, A. E.,* (2009). Psychophysiological responses to pain: Further validation of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) as a measure of nociception. Psychophysiology, 46(5), 939-948. PMID: 19497013

  • Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Supraspinal modulation of trigeminal nociception and pain. Headache, 49(5), 704-720. PMID: 18783449

  • Rhudy, J. L. (2009). The importance of emotional processes in the modulation of pain. PAIN, 146, 233-234. PMID: 19647365

  • France, C. R., Rhudy, J. L., & McGlone, S. (2009). Using normalized EMG to define the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold: Further evaluation of standardized scoring criteria. PAIN, 145, 211-218. PMID: 19595510

  • Rhudy, J., C. France, E. Bartley, K. McCabe, and A. Williams. Psychophysiological Responses to Pain: Further Validation of the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex (NFR) As a Measure of Nociception Using Multilevel Modeling. Vol. 46, Psychophysiology, 2009, pp. 939-48.
  • France, C., J. Rhudy, and S. McGlone. Using Normalized EMG to Define the Nociceptive Flexion Reflex (NFR) Threshold: Further Evaluation of Standardized NFR Scoring Criteria. Vol. 145, Pain, 2009, pp. 211-8.
  • Williams, A., and J. Rhudy. Emotional Modulation of Autonomic Responses to Painful Trigeminal Stimulation. Vol. 71, International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 2009, pp. 242-7.
  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Maynard, L. J.** (2008). Emotional control of nociceptive reactions (ECON): Do affective valence and arousal play a role? PAIN, 136, 250-261. PMID: 17703886

  • Rhudy, J.L., Davis, J.L., *Williams, A.E., *McCabe, K.M., & *Byrd, P.M. (2008). Physiological- emotional reactivity to nightmare-related imagery in trauma-exposed persons with chronic nightmares. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 6 , 158-177.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Green, B. A., Arnau, R. C., & France, C. R. (2008). Taxometric analysis of biceps femoris EMG following electrocutaneous stimulation over the sural nerve: Determining the latent structure of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 69, 18-26. PMID: 18417236

  • Bartley, E. J.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). The influence of pain catastrophizing on experimentally-induced emotion and emotional modulation of nociception. The Journal of Pain, 38, 388-396. PMID: 18226969

  • Rhudy, J. L., McCabe, K. M.*, & Williams, A. E.* (2007). Affective modulation of autonomic reactions to noxious stimulation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 63, 105-109. PMID: 17049399

  • Williams, A. E.* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Affective modulation of eyeblink reactions to noxious sural nerve stimulation: A supraspinal measure of nociceptive reactivity? International Journal of Psychophysiology, 66, 255-265. PMID: 17920144

  • Davis, J.L., *Byrd, P., Rhudy, J.L., & *Wright, D.C. (2007). Characteristics of chronic nightmares in a trauma exposed clinical sample. Dreaming, 17 , 187-198.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & France, C. R. (2007). Defining the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold in human participants: A comparison of different scoring criteria. PAIN, 128, 244-253. PMID: 17070999

  • Rhudy, J. L., Dubbert, P. M., Williams, A.E.*, & Kirchner, K. A. (2007). Efficacy of a program to encourage walking in VA elderly primary care patients: The role of pain. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 12, 289-298. PMID: 17510898

  • Arnau, R. C., Rosen, D., Finch, J. F., & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Longitudinal effects of hope on depression and anxiety: A latent variable analysis. Journal of Personality, 75, 43-64. PMID: 17214591

  • Nicholson, R., Houle, T., Rhudy, J.L., & Norton, P.J. (2007). Psychological risk factors in headache. Headache, 47, 413-426. PMID: 17371358

  • Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The influence of conditioned fear on human pain thresholds: Does preparedness play a role? The Journal of Pain, 7, 598-606. PMID: 17524956

  • Rhudy, J. L., Maynard, L. J.**, & Russell, J. L.* (2007). Does in-vivo catastrophizing engage descending modulation of spinal nociception? The Journal of Pain, 8,, 325-333. PMID: 17140855

  • Maynard, L. J.**, Russell, J. L.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Does in-vivo catastrophizing engage descending modulation of spinal nociception? Journal of Pain, 7, S8.

  • Mittal, D., Majithia, D., Kennedy, R., & Rhudy, J.L. (2006). Differences in characteristics and outcome of delirium based on referral patterns. Psychosomatics, 47, 367-375. PMID: 16959924

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Rambo, P. L.*, & Russell, J. L.* (2006). Emotional modulation of spinal nociception and pain: The impact of predictable noxious stimulation. PAIN, 126, 221-233. PMID: 16890356

  • O’Jile, J. R., Ryan, L. M., Betz, B., Parks-Levy, J., Hilsabeck, R. C., Rhudy, J. L., & Gouvier, W. D. (2006). Information processing following mild head injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 293-296. PMID: 16765017

  • Rhudy, J. L., Dubbert, P. M., Parker, J. D., Burke, R. S., & Williams, A. E.* (2006). Affective modulation of pain in substance dependent veterans. Pain Medicine, 7, 483-500. PMID: 17112362

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Nguyen, M. V.*, & Rambo, P. L.* (2005). Affective modulation of nociception at spinal and supraspinal levels. Psychophysiology, 42, 579-587. PMID: 16176380

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2005). Gender differences in pain: Do emotions play a role? Gender Medicine, 2, 208-226. PMID: 16464733

  • Kibler, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., Meeks, G. R., Bennett, W., & Dollar, K. M. (2005). Hormones, menstrual distress, and migraine across the phases of the menstrual cycle. Headache, 45, 1181-1189. PMID: 16178948

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, Dubbert, P. M., Parker, J. D., & Burke, R. S. (2004). Affective modulation of pain in substance dependent veterans. Program No. 63.5. 2004 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2004. Online.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Grimes, J. S., & Meagher, M. W. (2004). Fear-induced hypoalgesia in humans: Effects on low intensity thermal stimulation and finger temperature. The Journal of Pain, 5, 458-468. PMID: 15501428

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). Individual differences in the emotional reaction to shock determines whether hypoalgesia is observed. Pain Medicine, 4, 244-256. PMID: 12974824

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). Negative affect: Effects on an evaluative measure of human pain. PAIN. 104, 617-626. PMID: 12927634

  • Rhudy, J., and M. Meagher. Individual Differences in the Emotional Reaction to Shock Determine Whether Hypoalgesia Is Observed. Vol. 4, Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 2003, pp. 244-56.
  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2001). Noise stress and human pain thresholds: Divergent effects in men and women. The Journal of Pain, 2, 57-64. PMID: 14622786

  • Meagher, M. W., Arnau, R. C., and Rhudy, J. L. (2001). Pain and emotion: Effects of affective picture modulation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 63, 79-90. PMID: 11211069

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2001). The role of emotion in pain modulation. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 14, 241-245.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2000). Fear and anxiety: Divergent effects on human pain thresholds. PAIN, 84, 65-75. PMID: 10601674

  • Rhudy, J., and M. Meagher. Fear and Anxiety: Divergent Effects on Human Pain Thresholds. Vol. 84, Pain, 2000, pp. 65-75.
  • Increased Anterior Insula Activity in Anxious Individuals Is Linked to Diminished Perceived Control.
  • Terry, E., K. Thompson, and J. Rhudy. Experimental Reduction of Pain Catastrophizing Modulates Pain Report But Not Spinal Nociception As Verified by Mediation Analyses. PAIN.
  • Bartley, E., S. Palit, B. Kuhn, K. Kerr, E. Terry, J. DelVentura, and J. Rhudy. Natural Variation in Testosterone Is Associated With Hypoalgesia in Healthy Women. Clinical Journal of Pain.
  • *Miller, K.E., Jaffe, A.E., Davis, J.L., Pruiksma, K.E., & Rhudy, J.L. (in press).
    Relationship between self-reported health problems and sleep disturbances among trauma exposed, treatment seeking adults. Sleep Health Journal

  • Terry, E., Y. Guereca, and J. Rhudy. The Relationship Between Blood Glucose Levels and Descending Modulation of Spinal Nociception.

Book Chapters

  • Rhudy, J. L., Bartley, E. J.*, & Palit, S. T.* (2013). Stress and pain. In Schmidt, R. F. & Willis, W. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Pain, 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer.

  • Davis, J.L., Rhudy, J.L., & *Cranston, C.C. (2011). Commentary on physiological reactions to nightmare-related fear: Implications for sleep medicine. In T. Lee-Chiong’s Best of sleep medicine 2011. Createspace.

  • Naliboff, B., & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Anxiety and functional pain disorders. In E. A. Mayer & M. C. Bushnell (Eds). Functional pain syndromes: Presentation and pathophysiology. Seattle: IASP Press.

  • Davis, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Byrd, P., & Wright, D. (2008). Results of ERRT (Exposure, Relaxation, & Rescripting Therapy). In J. L. Davis,Treating post-trauma nightmares: A cognitive behavioral approach. New York: Springer Publishing Co.

  • Rhudy, J. “Emotions and Pain”. Pain and Stress: Neuroscience, Psychological Processes, and Clinical Implications, Elsevier.
  • Rhudy, J., and E. Bartley. “Diagnosis and Behavioral Assessment of Primary Headache Disorders”. Assessment and Management of Headache: A Psychobiological Perspective, APA Books.

Manuscripts

  • Kuhn, B., S. Palit, K. Kerr, E. Terry, J. DelVentura, J. Shadlow, and J. Rhudy. The Relationship Between Pain Catastrophizing and Measures of Pain Sensitivity in Native Americans.
  • Palit, S., E. Bartley, K. Kerr, J. DelVentura, E. Terry, and J. Rhudy. Associations Between Pain Coping and Menstrual Symptomatology.
  • Palit, S., E. Bartley, K. Kerr, J. DelVentura, E. Terry, B. Kuhn, and J. Rhudy. Conditioned Modulation of Pain and Nociception in Women With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
  • DelVentura, J., E. Terry, and J. Rhudy. Does History of Major Depression Influence Emotional Modulation of Pain and Spinal Nociception?.
  • Rhudy, J., Y. Guereca, A. Williams, E. Bartley, and A. Vincent. Emotional Modulation of Pain in Persons With and Without Migraine Type Headache.
  • Randomized Clinical Trial of Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy Vs. Relaxation for Nightmares: Preliminary Findings.
  • DelVentura, J., and J. Rhudy. Sex Differences in Food Cue-Evoked Modulation of Prepulse Inhibition.
  • Terry, E., K. Thompson, and J. Rhudy. Threat and Pain Catastrophizing: Experimental Reduction of Pain Catastrophizing Does Not Influence Threat-Evoked Amplification of Pain and Spinal Nociception in Healthy Humans.
  • Validation of a Brief Measure of the Frequency and Severity of Nightmares: The Trauma-Related Nightmare Survey. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

Other

  • Thompson, K. A., Terry, E. L., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Changes in internal pain locus of control induced by a brief intervention to reduce pain catastrophizing is associated with reductions in pain unpleasantness. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S98.

  • Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Lannon, E. W., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Dispositional optimism is not associated with conditioned pain modulation of electric pain. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S50.

  • Lannon, E. W., Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Is resting blood pressure associated with endogenous pain modulation? Journal of Pain, 16(4), S51.

  • Palit, S., Kuhn, B. L., Lannon, E. W., Coleman, H. B., Payne, M. F., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Pain anxiety is associated with pain sensitivity even after controlling for anxiety sensitivity. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S49.

  • Sturycz, C. A., Lannon, E. W., Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Payne, M. F., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Herbig, S., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Qualitative analysis of pain beliefs in Native Americans: Preliminary findings. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S49.

  • Payne, M. F., Palit, S., Kuhn, B. L., Lannon, E. W., Coleman, H. B., Chee, L., Thompson, K. A., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Stoicism is associated with experimental measures of pain perception, but not spinal nociception. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S50.

  • Terry, E. L., Thompson, K. A., & Rhudy, J. L. (2015). Threat-evoked pain facilitation is not influenced by experimental reductions in pain catastrophizing. Journal of Pain, 16(4), S51.

  • Rhudy, J., and E. Terry. Further Verification by Bootstrapped Mediation Analyses That Pain Catastrophizing Modulates Pain Report But Not Spinal Nociception: A Reply to Lee, Hübscher, and McAuley. Vol. 156, Pain, 2015, pp. 2635-6.
  • Lannon, E. W.*, Terry, E. L.*, Thompson, K. A.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Anger management style is associated with enhanced spinal nociception. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S54.

  • Güereca, Y. M.*, Kuhn, B. L*., Palit, S.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Attitudes toward analgesic medications are associated with the degree of placebo analgesia: Preliminary findings. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S53.

  • Terry, E. L., Thompson, K. A., & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Experimental reduction of pain catastrophizing reduces pain perception and temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR). International Association for the Study of Pain, Abstracts of the 15th World Congress on Pain, PF331.

  • Payne, M. F.**, Bartley, E. J.*, Palit, S.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L*., DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Güereca, Y. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Fatigue is associated with enhanced retrospective report of pain, but not enhanced spinal nociception, in a study of experimental pain and the menstrual cycle. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S64.

  • Palit, S.*, Terry, E. L.*, Thompson, K. A.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Is anxiety sensitivity related to threat-enhanced pain responses? Journal of Pain, 15(4) S54.

  • Kuhn, B. L*., Güereca, Y. M.*, Palit, S.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Optimism is not associated with the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR), but is associated with placebo analgesia. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S53.

  • Thompson, K. A.**, Terry, E. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Pain catastrophizing is associated with threat-enhanced pain in women. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S54.

  • Coleman, H. B.*, Terry, E. L.*, Thompson, K. A.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2014). Traditional (trait-like) catastrophizing does not predict who will respond to a brief intervention that reduces situation-specific catastrophizing. Journal of Pain, 15(4) S103.

  • Kuhn, B. L. *, Güereca, Y. M. *, Palit, S. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). A psychophysiological correlate of dopaminergic activity (prepulse inhibition of startle) predicts expectation of pain relief in a placebo analgesia study. Program No. 66.12. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Are bulimia nervosa traits associated with emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception?. Program No. 66.11. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, Online

  • Palit, S. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Güereca, Y. M. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Association of pain catastrophizing with pain processing across the menstrual cycle in healthy women. Journal of Pain, 14(4) S56.

  • Güereca, Y. M. * & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Does placebo analgesia inhibit spinal nociceptive processing in healthy participants? A pilot study. Journal of Pain, 14(4) S47.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). History of mood or anxiety disorders is associated with disrupted modulation of spinal nociception. Journal of Pain, 14(4) S47.

  • Güereca, Y. M. * & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Individual differences in conditioning are associated with individual differences in placebo analgesia as assessed by perceptual and autonomic outcomes: A pilot study. Program No. 66.13. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Terry, E. L. *, Martin, S. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Guderian, L. E. **, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Individual differences in glucose depletion are associated with individual differences in spinal nociception. Program No. 66.10.Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Güereca, Y. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Is heart rate variability associated with experimental pain sensitivity assessed across the menstrual cycle phases? Journal of Pain, 14(4) S47.

  • Kuhn, B. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Palit, S., Martin*, S. L., Kerr, K. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2013). The relationship between gender role expectations and experimental pain across phases of the menstrual cycle. Journal of Pain, 14(4) S56.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Palit, S. *, Martin, S. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. **, Terry, E. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Conditioned pain modulation of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex across the menstrual cycle in women with and without premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Journal of Pain, 13(4) S48.

  • Güereca, Y. M.*, Bartley, E. J. *, Martin, S. L. *, Palit, S., Kerr, K. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. *, DelVentura, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Emotional modulation of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex across the menstrual cycle in women with and without premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Journal of Pain 13(4) S48.

  • Palit, S.*, Bartley, E. J.*, Martin, S. L.*, Kerr, K. L.*, Kuhn, B. L.*, DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L.*, Greenhaw, A. E.**, Güereca, Y. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Endogenous modulation of pain and spinal nociception across the menstrual cycle. Program No. 674.06. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Experimental assessment of affective processing in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Pain, 13(4) S49.

  • Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Palit, S. *, Martin, S. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Güereca, Y. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Menstrual cycle phases differentially influence pain and spinal nociception, but not emotional modulation of these outcomes. Program No. 674.02. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Simon, D. **, Bartley, E. *, Palit, S. *, Martin, S. *, Kerr, K. *, Kuhn, B. *, DelVentura, J. *, Terry, E.L. *, & Rhudy, J.L. (2012). Pain catastrophizing across the menstrual cycle: Associations with menstrual distress and ovarian hormones. Program No. 674.04. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Kuhn, B. L., Palit, S., Kerr, K. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Pain catastrophizing and experimental pain in Native Americans. Program No. 674.05. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience Online.

  • Palit, S. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. **, Terry, E. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). Pain processing is altered in Native Americans. Journal of Pain, 13(4) S48.

  • Güereca, Y. M. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Palit, S. *, Martin, S. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Kuhn, B. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2012). The relationship between cortisol levels and emotional modulation of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex in healthy women. Program No. 674.03. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • DelVentura, J. L.*, Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Emotional modulation of pain is disrupted in persons with insomnia. Program No. 703.11. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, Online.

  • Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Further validation of the emotional controls (ECON) paradigm: Emotional carry-over effects do not contaminate modulation by emotional pictures. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S38.

  • Terry, E. L.*, Vincent, A. L. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Major depressive disorder is associated with a disruption of supraspinal modulation pain, but intact corticospinal modulation of spinal nociception. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S38.

  • Palit, S., Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B. L., Terry, E. L., DelVentura, J. L., Bartley, E. J., Shadlow, J. O., & Rhudy, J. L. (2011). Native Americans have reduced pain sensitivity and reduced temporal summation of spinal nociception: A pilot study. Program No. 382.18. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

  • Martin, S. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Palit, S. **, Kuhn, B. L. **, DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Paced breathing does not engage descending modulation of the nociceptive flexion reflex. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S38.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Vincent, A. L. *, Kerr, K. L. *, Olech, E., & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Preliminary evidence for differences in pain pathophysiology in fibromyalgia with and without depression. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S38.

  • Kuhn, B. L. **, France, C. R., & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Psychological variables do not compromise the validity of a brief method to assess the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S40.

  • Kerr, K.L. *, Palit, S. *, Terry, E.L., & Rhudy, J.L. (2011). Do psychological traits associated with eating disorders influence pain sensitivity?. Program No. 382.17. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

  • Palit, S. **, Vincent, A. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Kerr, K. L., * & Rhudy, J. L., (2011). Testing order does not influence assessment of electrocutaneous pain threshold or nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold. Journal of Pain, 12(4), S40.

  • Palit, S.**, Hoffmann, R., Sheaff, R. J., McGlone, S., France, C. R., Potter, W., Harkness, A., McNulty, J., Bartley, E. J. *, Monda, J. K., & Rhudy, J. L.. Associations between serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) polymorphisms and emotional modulation of pain and nociception. Program No. 487.1/XX13. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E.L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Vincent, A. *, Olech, E., & Rhudy. J. L. Emotional modulation of pain and nociception in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis: Preliminary findings. Program No. 487.2/XX14. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • Vincent, A. *, Williams, A. E. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Endogenous inhibition of trigeminal nociception is impaired in persons with disabling headaches. Journal of Pain, 4, S32.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Vincent, A. *, Olech, E., & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Fibromyalgia is associated with a disruption of emotional modulation of pain, but not emotional modulation of spinal nociception. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 62(10), S41.

  • Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. Individual differences in emotional modulation of pain are associated with individual differences in pain sensitivity: A menstrual cycle study. Program No. 487.12/YY4. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • Kerr, K. L. *, Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Vincent, A. *, & Rhudy, J. L. Is anxiety sensitivity associated with temporal summation of pain and nociception? Program No. 487.3/XX15. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • Martin, S. L. *, Terry, E.L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, DelVentura, J. L. *, Vincent, A. *, Kerr, K. L. *, France, C. R., & Rhudy, J. L.. Pain catastrophizing is related to temporal summation of pain, but not temporal summation of spinal nociceptive processes. Program No. 487.13/YY5. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • Martin, S. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Pain catastrophizing, pain sensitivity, and the menstrual cycle. Journal of Pain, 4 , S58.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Williams, A. E. *, Kerr, K. L. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Alexithymia does not moderate emotional modulation of pain and nociception. Journal of Pain, 4, S29.

  • Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J., * & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Anxiety sensitivity, pain sensitivity, and the menstrual cycle. Journal of Pain, 4, S59.

  • Terry, E. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, DelVentura, J. *, Kerr, K. *, Vincent, A. *, France, C. R., & Rhudy, J. L. Assessing hyperexcitability of spinal nociceptive processes in humans: Refining methods for temporal summation of the nociceptive flexion reflex. Program No. 487.11/YY3. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

  • Bartley, E. J. *, Chandler, M.C. **, & Rhudy, J. L. (2010). Assessment of experimental pain sensitivity across the menstrual cycle. Journal of Pain, 4, S32.

  • Vincent, A.,* Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Kerr, K. L.,** Russell, J. L.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Age and supraspinal modulation of pain: Emotional controls of nociception (ECON). Journal of Pain, 4, S26.

  • Palit, S. **, Hoffmann, R., Monda, J. K., DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Sheaff, R. J., Potter, W., France, C. R., Harkness, A., McNulty, J., & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Do 5-HT Transporter Gene (SLC6A4) Polymorphisms Confer Risk for Situation-Specific Pain Catastrophizing?: A Pilot Study. Program No. 779.2. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • Kerr, K. L. **, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Does the menstrual cycle influence the relationship between spinal nociceptive processes and pain perception? Program No. 854.2. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • McGlone, S.T., Rhudy, J.L., & France, C.R. (2009). Emotional modulation of pain in normotensive individuals with and without a parental history of hypertension. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71(3), A98.

  • Vincent, A. *, Williams, A. E. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Kerr, K. L. **, Chandler, M. C. **, Russell, J. L. *, McCabe, K. M. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Emotional modulation of trigeminal pain and the nociceptive blink reflex (nBR) in persons with migraine. Program No. 854.6. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • Terry, E. L. *, McCabe, K. M. *, Bartley, E. J. *, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Is pain catastrophizing associated with heart rate variability? Program No. 779.3. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • DelVentura, J. L.,* Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Kerr, K. L.,** Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Russell, J. L.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Sex differences in emotional modulation of pain and nociception. Journal of Pain, 4, S31.

  • Terry, E. L.,* J. L.,* Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Kerr, K. L.,** McCabe, K. M.,* Williams, A. E.,* Russell, J. L.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Simultaneously assessing the influence of habituation and emotion on pain and nociceptive processes. Journal of Pain, 4, S27.

  • Bartley, E. J. *, Chandler, M. C.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Supraspinal modulation of pain and spinal nociception across the menstrual cycle. Program No. 854.5. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • DelVentura, J. L. *, Bartley, E. J. *, Russell, J. L. *, Chandler, M. C. **, Kerr, K. L. **, & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). The association between borderline personality traits and emotional modulation of physiological responses to noxious stimuli. Program No. 854.3. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). What effect does the menstrual cycle have on emotional modulation of pain? Journal of Pain, 4, S26.

  • Palit, S.,** Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Kerr, K. L.,** Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Russell, J. L.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2009). Further validation of the Emotional Controls (ECON) paradigm: What types of emotional picture contents best modulate pain and nociception? Journal of Pain, 4 , S26.

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Main, E.J.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Russell, J. L.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Lattimore, C P.,** Kerr, K. L.,** & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Affective processing in migraine-type headache: Psychophysiological responses to emotionally-charged stimuli. Psychophysiology, 45, S38.

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Assessing emotional processing in persons with fibromyalgia: Emotional picture-viewing and the acoustic startle reflex. Journal of Pain, 9, P8.

  • Rhudy, J. L. , Bartley, E. J.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Williams, A. E.,* Russell, J. L.,* Lattimore, C P.,* Chandler, M. C.,** & Main, E.J.** (2008). Does affective modulation of startle correlate with pain sensitivity and spinal nociceptive processes? Psychophysiology, 45, S106.

  • Kerr, K. L.,** Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** Main, E.J.,** McCabe, K. M.,* Russell, J. L.,* Lattimore, C P.,* Williams, A. E.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Drop-outs in experimental pain research: Are there differences in psychophysiological emotional processing? Psychophysiology, 45, S40-41.

  • Chandler, M. C.,** Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Russell, J. L.,* Lattimore, C P.,* Main, E.J.,** & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Emotional controls (ECON) of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex: Is response habituation a problem? Psychophysiology, 45, S41.

  • Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Emotional controls of nociception (ECON): A biomarker for supraspinal dysregulation of pain? Psychophysiology, 45, S13.

  • Russell, J. L.,* Bartley, E. J.,* McCabe, K. M,* Williams, A. E.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Pain catastrophizing assessed before and after experimental pain testing: Temporal stability and relations with pain and nociception. Journal of Pain, 9, P8.

  • Chandler, M.,** Bartley, E. J.,* Lattimore, C. P.,* Russell, J. L.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Personality correlates of pain and nociceptive sensitivity: The Control subscale of the constraint trait. Journal of Pain, 9, P53.

  • Lattimore, C. P.,* McCabe, K. M.,* Williams, A. E.,* Bartley, E. J.,* Chandler, M. C.,** & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Personality correlates of pain and nociceptive sensitivity: The influence of Traditionalism. Journal of Pain, 9, P53

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Kurzban, F.,** Russell, J. L.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2008). Psychophysiological predictors of subjective ratings of electrodermal stimuli: The contribution of spinal and supraspinal reflexes. Journal of Pain, 9, P55.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2008). Supraspinal modulation of trigeminal nociception and pain: Emotional controls (ECON) and diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC). Journal of Pain, 9, P13.

  • Williams, A. E.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Affective modulation of blink reflexes following painful trigeminal nerve stimulation. Psychophysiology, 44, S66.

  • Bartley, E. J.,* Williams, A. E.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Affective modulation of the acoustic startle eyeblink reflex in fibromyalgia. Psychophysiology, 44, S65

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, & Russell, J.L.* (2007). Emotional control of nociceptive reactions (ECON): Affective valence and arousal have independent effects across multiple response systems. Journal of Pain, 8, S12.

  • Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, & Russell, J.L.*, Maynard, L. J.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Emotional control of nociceptive reactions (ECON): Affective valence and arousal have independent effects on blink responses to noxious stimulation. Journal of Pain, 8, S12.

  • McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, Maynard, L. J.**, Russell, J.L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Emotional modulation of cold pressor pain: Facial expressions as emotion-evoking stimuli. Journal of Pain, 8, S13.

  • Russell, J. L.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). Emotional modulation of nociceptive reactions: Do borderline personality traits play a role? Psychophysiology, 44, S65-S66

  • Rains, J.C., Houle, T.T., Smitherman, T.A., Rhudy, J.L., & Penzien, D.B. (2007). Impact of sleep quality and obesity on migraine: Sleep disorders implicated in migraine, particularly in morning headache’ patterns and overweight/obese migraineurs. Headache, 47, 768-769.

  • Brant, A.X.**, Rhudy, J.L., & Williams, A.E.* (2007). Perceived self-efficacy and experimental pain: Descending modulation is not engaged. Journal of Pain, 8, S55.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Williams, A. E.* (2007). Sex differences in affective modulation of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex. Psychophysiology, 44, S104.

  • Penzien, D. B., Bartley, E. J., Rhudy, J. L. & Rains, J. C., (2007). Structured diagnostic interview for headache – revised. The University of Tulsa.

  • Russell, J.L.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, Maynard, L. J.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The effects of borderline personality traits on nociception and pain. Journal of Pain, 8, S12.

  • Lattimore, C. P.,* Williams, A. E.,* McCabe, K. M.,* & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The influence of behavioral activation and behavioral inhibition on affective modulation of nociception. Psychophysiology, 44, S66.

  • McCabe, K. M.,* Williams, A. E.,* Bartley, E. J., & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The influence of emotionally-charged facial expressions on the acoustic startle reflex. Psychophysiology, 44, S65.

  • Bartley, E.J.*, Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2007). The influence of pain catastrophizing on emotional modulation of nociceptive reactions (ECON). Journal of Pain, 8, S12.

  • Maynard, L. J.**, Russell, J. L.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Does in-vivo catastrophizing engage descending modulation of spinal nociception? Journal of Pain, 7, S8.

  • McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Affective modulation of autonomic responses to noxious electric stimulation of the sural nerve. Psychophysiology, 43, S65.

  • McCabe, K. M.*, Russell, J. L.*, Maynard, L. J.**, Williams, A. E.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Affective modulation of autonomic responses to noxious electric stimulation: Valence and arousal contribute. Psychophysiology, 43, S64-65.

  • Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Russell, J. L.*, Maynard, L. J.**, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Affective modulation of somatosensory-evoked blinks elicited by noxious sural nerve stimulation. Psychophysiology, 43, S108.

  • Russell, J. L.*, Maynard, L. J.**, Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Affective modulation of spinal nociception and pain: The effect of picture duration. Psychophysiology, 43, S83.

  • Maynard, L. J.**, Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Affective modulation of spinal nociception and pain: The effect of predictable noxious stimulation. Psychophysiology, 43, S64.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Maynard, L. J.**, & Russell, J. L.* (2006). Affective modulation of spinal nociception and pain: Valence and arousal contribute. Psychophysiology, 43, S80.

  • Williams, A. E.*, Russell, J. L.*, Maynard, L. J.**, Nguyen, M. V.*, McCabe, K. M.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Conditioned fear-induced pain modulation in humans: The influence of preparedness. Journal of Pain, 7, S18.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Penzien, D. B., & Rains, J. C. (2006). Daily headache self-monitoring diary. http://www.apa.org/videos/4310731-diary.pdf

  • McCabe, K. M.*, Williams, A. E.*, Russell, J. L.*, & Rhudy, J. L. (2006). Emotional modulation of sympathetic defense responses to noxious shock. Journal of Pain, 7, S18.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K. M.*, Rambo, P. L*, Nguyen, M. V.*, & Russell, J. L.* (2006). Modulation of spinal nociception and pain by emotion: Does predictability of the noxious stimulus disengage modulation at spinal levels? Journal of Pain, 7, S17.

  • Williams, A. E.*, McCabe, K.*, Nguyen, M.*, Rambo, P.*, & Rhudy, J. L., (2005). Emotional modulation of pain and the nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR). Journal of Pain, 6, S16.

  • Kibler, J. L., Penzien, D. B., Rhudy, J. L., Rains, J. C., & Meeks, G. R. (2005). Relationships of cognitive appraisals to behavioral headache triggers among women with migraine. Headache, 45, 778.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Williams, A. E.*, Dubbert, P. M., Parker, J. D., & Burke, R. S. (2004). Affective modulation of pain in substance dependent veterans. Program No. 63.5. 2004 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2004. Online.

  • Dollar, K. M., Kibler, J. L., Rhudy, J. L., Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., Meeks, G. R., & Lawson, N. (2004). Relationship of psychological and menstrual distress with migraine headache: Mediation by cognitive appraisal and anxiety sensitivity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine

  • Penzien, D. B., Rhudy, J. L., Houle, T. T., Kibler, J. L., Dollar, K. M., Rains, J. C., Meeks, G. R., & Bennett, W. A. (2004). The influence of ovarian hormones on migraine: Preliminary results using time-series methodology. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). Does humor inhibit fear-induced hypoalgesia in humans? Journal of Pain, 4 , 55.

  • O’Jile, J., Elkin, T. D., Rhudy, J. L., & Simpson, C. (2003). Effects of mood on neuropsychological testing in children. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 274.

  • O’Jile, J. R., Davis, C. E., Simpson, C., Elkin, D., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Measurement of attention in children by use of the NEPSY. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 15, 266.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Houle, T. T., Kibler, J. L., Laubmeier, K. K., Rains, J. C., Meeks, G. R., Penzien, D. B. (2003). Ovarian hormones and migraine: Preliminary results using time-series methodology to assess the influence of hormones on headache. Headache, 43 , 545-546.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Relaxation by recall practice log. The University of Tulsa.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Relaxation practice log. The University of Tulsa

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Situational analysis chart. The University of Tulsa.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Skills rating worksheet. The University of Tulsa.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). SOLVE-problems worksheet. The University of Tulsa.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). SOLVE-thoughts worksheet. The University of Tulsa.

  • Penzien, D. B., Rains, J. C., & Rhudy, J. L. (2003). Stressful situation monitoring form. The University of Tulsa.

  • Rhudy, J.L., Dhingra, L. K., Laubmeier, K. K., Meeks, G. R., Bennett, W. A., Rains, J. C., Kibler, J. L., & Penzien, D. B. (2003). The effect of menstrual cycle and ovarian hormones on affective judgments. Program No. 837.10. 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2003. Online.

  • Grimes, J. S., Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2003). The finger-flick test of human pain threshold: Reliability and validity. Program No. 67.1. 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2003. Online.

  • Houle, T. T., Rhudy, J. L., Harden, R. N., & Kublis, A. (2002). Differential role of BDI subscales in predicting disability in fibromyalgia and myofascial pain. Journal of Pain, 3, 57.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Dubbert, P. M., Cooper, K. M., Kirchner, K. A., & Bilbrew, D. (2002). Pain: A barrier or outcome in an exercise program for the elderly? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, S005

  • Rhudy, J. L. & Meagher, M. W. (2002). The generality of fear-induced hypoalgesia in humans. 2002 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Program No. 156.1, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2001). The effects of conditioned fear on human pain. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 27, 82.

  • Rhudy, J. L., & Meagher, M. W. (2000). Fear induced hypoalgesia: Changes in pain perception, not motor reactivity. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 26, 84.

  • Meagher, M. W., Rhudy, J. L., & Arnau, R. C. (1999). Do pleasant and unpleasant emotions alter pain? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S164.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Gerstein, J., Gaulke, K. M., Trevino, A., Lindsey, A. M., Reeves, K. D., Evans, S., Goldthwaite, A. M., & Meagher, M. W. (1999). The effect of fear and anxiety on human pain thresholds: Testing across pain stimulus parameters and modalities. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25, 144.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Cervantes, A. A., Carr, J. A., Abel, M., & Meagher, M. W. (1998). The divergent effects of fear and anxiety on human pain thresholds using radiant heat. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24 , 1136.

  • Rhudy, J. L., Arnau, R. C., Rector, A. H., Martinez, S., & Meagher, M. W. (1997). Fear reduces cold pain tolerance in humans. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23, 2353.

Courses Taught

  • Statistics for Behavioral Psychology
  • Independent Study
  • Multivariate Methods for Research
  • Dissertation Research

Professional Affiliations

  • Psi Chi National Honors Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • American Pain Society
  • International Association for the Study of Pain

Awards & Honors

  • Smith and Blackford Scholarship
  • National Honors Society
  • Annual Travel Award
  • Distinguished Graduate Student Research Award
  • Doctoral Research Excellence Award
  • National Travel Award
  • Best Scientific Poster Award
  • Best Poster Award
  • Distinguished Early Career Award
  • Young Investigator National Travel Award
  • American Pain Society Future Leaders in Pain Program
  • Third Place
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • The Henry Kendall College of Arts & Science Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Faculty Teaching Award
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare