Dr Damien Finniss

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Pain Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Pain Management & Research Institute

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Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Finniss, D. (2013). Historical Aspects of Placebo Analgesia. In Luana Colloca, Magne A Flaten, Karin Meissner (Eds.), Placebo and Pain: From Bench to Bedside, (pp. 1-8). London: Academic Press.
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2009). The placebo response? Implications for neural blockade. Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain MedicinE, (pp. 794-800). United States of America: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ltd.
  • Colloca, L., Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2008). Placebo and nocebo. In H Breivik, W I Campbell, M K Nicholas (Eds.), Clinical Pain Management: Practice and Procedures (2nd Ed.), (pp. 141-142). United Kingdom: Hodder Arnold.

Journals

  • Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Sharpe, L., Brnabic, A., Wood, B., Overton, S., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D., Beeston, L., Sutherland, A., Corbett, M., Brooker, C. (2014). Cognitive exposure versus avoidance in patients with chronic pain: Adherence matters. European Journal of Pain, 18(3), 424-437. [More Information]
  • Arnold, M., Finniss, D., Kerridge, I. (2014). Medicine's inconvenient truth: the placebo and nocebo effect. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(4), 398-405. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Kaptchuk, T., Miller, F., Benedetti, F. (2010). Biological, clinical, and ethical advances of placebo effects. The Lancet, 375(9715), 686-695. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Nicholas, M., Benedetti, F. (2009). Placebo analgesia - understanding the mechanisms and implications for clinical practice. Reviews in Pain, 3(2), 15-19.
  • Law, R., Harvey, L., Nicholas, M., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D. (2009). Stretch exercises increase tolerance to stretch in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a randomized controlled trial. Physical Therapy, 89(10), 1016-1026. [More Information]
  • Price, D., Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2008). A comprehensive review of the placebo effect: recent advances and current thought. Annual Review of Psychology, 59, 565-590. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2007). Placebo Analgesia, Nocebo Hyperalgesia. Pain: Clinical Updates, 15, 1-4.
  • Finniss, D., Murphy, P., Brooker, C., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Complex regional pain syndrome in children and adolescents. European Journal of Pain, 10(8), 767-770. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2005). Mechanisms of the placebo response and their impact on clinical trials and clinical practice. Pain, 114(1-2), 3-6. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2005). The neural matrix of pain processing and placebo analgesia: implications for clinical practice. Headache Currents, 2(6), 132-138.

2014

  • Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Sharpe, L., Brnabic, A., Wood, B., Overton, S., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D., Beeston, L., Sutherland, A., Corbett, M., Brooker, C. (2014). Cognitive exposure versus avoidance in patients with chronic pain: Adherence matters. European Journal of Pain, 18(3), 424-437. [More Information]
  • Arnold, M., Finniss, D., Kerridge, I. (2014). Medicine's inconvenient truth: the placebo and nocebo effect. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(4), 398-405. [More Information]

2013

  • Finniss, D. (2013). Historical Aspects of Placebo Analgesia. In Luana Colloca, Magne A Flaten, Karin Meissner (Eds.), Placebo and Pain: From Bench to Bedside, (pp. 1-8). London: Academic Press.

2010

  • Finniss, D., Kaptchuk, T., Miller, F., Benedetti, F. (2010). Biological, clinical, and ethical advances of placebo effects. The Lancet, 375(9715), 686-695. [More Information]

2009

  • Finniss, D., Nicholas, M., Benedetti, F. (2009). Placebo analgesia - understanding the mechanisms and implications for clinical practice. Reviews in Pain, 3(2), 15-19.
  • Law, R., Harvey, L., Nicholas, M., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D. (2009). Stretch exercises increase tolerance to stretch in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a randomized controlled trial. Physical Therapy, 89(10), 1016-1026. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2009). The placebo response? Implications for neural blockade. Neural Blockade in Clinical Anesthesia and Pain MedicinE, (pp. 794-800). United States of America: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ltd.

2008

  • Price, D., Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2008). A comprehensive review of the placebo effect: recent advances and current thought. Annual Review of Psychology, 59, 565-590. [More Information]
  • Colloca, L., Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2008). Placebo and nocebo. In H Breivik, W I Campbell, M K Nicholas (Eds.), Clinical Pain Management: Practice and Procedures (2nd Ed.), (pp. 141-142). United Kingdom: Hodder Arnold.

2007

  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2007). Placebo Analgesia, Nocebo Hyperalgesia. Pain: Clinical Updates, 15, 1-4.

2006

  • Finniss, D., Murphy, P., Brooker, C., Nicholas, M., Cousins, M. (2006). Complex regional pain syndrome in children and adolescents. European Journal of Pain, 10(8), 767-770. [More Information]

2005

  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2005). Mechanisms of the placebo response and their impact on clinical trials and clinical practice. Pain, 114(1-2), 3-6. [More Information]
  • Finniss, D., Benedetti, F. (2005). The neural matrix of pain processing and placebo analgesia: implications for clinical practice. Headache Currents, 2(6), 132-138.

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