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John D. Otis, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
DivisionGeneral Psychiatry
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-7511
Email
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5441-7421
Other Positions
InstitutionVA Boston Healthcare System

 Awards and Honors

Start-EndDescription
2016Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
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).

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Medical Education
  • Pain management
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Research
 Publications
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  1. 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.
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  2. 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.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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  5. 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.
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  6. 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.
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  7. 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.
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  8. 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.
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  9. 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.
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  10. 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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  11. Otis JD, Keane TM, Kerns RD, Monson C, Scioli E. The development of an integrated treatment for veterans with comorbid chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder. Pain Med. 2009 Oct; 10(7):1300-11. PMID: 19818040.
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  12. Lew HL, Otis JD, Tun C, Kerns RD, Clark ME, Cifu DX. Prevalence of chronic pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, and persistent postconcussive symptoms in OIF/OEF veterans: polytrauma clinical triad. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009; 46(6):697-702. PMID: 20104399.
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  13. Otis JD, Macdonald A, Dobscha SK. Integration and coordination of pain management in primary care. J Clin Psychol. 2006 Nov; 62(11):1333-43. PMID: 16937344.
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  14. Heapy A, Otis J, Marcus KS, Frantsve LM, Janke EA, Shulman M, Bellmore W, Kerns RD. Intersession coping skill practice mediates the relationship between readiness for self-management treatment and goal accomplishment. Pain. 2005 Dec 5; 118(3):360-8. PMID: 16289803.
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  15. Robinson ME, Dannecker EA, George SZ, Otis J, Atchison JW, Fillingim RB. Sex differences in the associations among psychological factors and pain report: a novel psychophysical study of patients with chronic low back pain. J Pain. 2005 Jul; 6(7):463-70. PMID: 15993825.
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  16. Otis JD, Keane TM, Kerns RD. An examination of the relationship between chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2003 Sep-Oct; 40(5):397-405. PMID: 15080224.
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  17. Reid MC, Otis J, Barry LC, Kerns RD. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic low back pain in older persons: a preliminary study. Pain Med. 2003 Sep; 4(3):223-30. PMID: 12974821.
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  18. Kerns RD, Otis J, Rosenberg R, Reid MC. Veterans' reports of pain and associations with ratings of health, health-risk behaviors, affective distress, and use of the healthcare system. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2003 Sep-Oct; 40(5):371-9. PMID: 15080222.
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  19. Itkowitz NI, Kerns RD, Otis JD. Support and coronary heart disease: the importance of significant other responses. J Behav Med. 2003 Feb; 26(1):19-30. PMID: 12690944.
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  20. Reid MC, Crone KT, Otis J, Kerns RD. Differences in pain-related characteristics among younger and older veterans receiving primary care. Pain Med. 2002 Jun; 3(2):102-7. PMID: 15102156.
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  21. Kerns RD, Kassirer M, Otis J. Pain in multiple sclerosis: a biopsychosocial perspective. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2002 Mar-Apr; 39(2):225-32. PMID: 12051466.
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  22. Kerns, R. D., Otis, J. D., & Wise, E. . Psychological approaches to pain management. In R. J. Gatchel and D. C. Turk (Eds.),. Treating Families of Chronic Pain Patients: Application of a cognitive-behavioral transactional model. Guilford Press. NY. 2002.
  23. Kerns RD, Rosenberg R, Otis JD. Self-appraised problem solving and pain-relevant social support as predictors of the experience of chronic pain. Ann Behav Med. 2002; 24(2):100-5. PMID: 12054314.
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  24. Kerns RD, Otis JD, Marcus KS. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain in the elderly. Clin Geriatr Med. 2001 Aug; 17(3):503-23, vii. PMID: 11459718.
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  25. Kerns, R. D., Stein, K., & Otis, J. D. . Cognitive-behavioral approaches to pain management in the elderly. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2001; (16):24-33.
  26. Andrasik, F. A., Otis, J. D., & Turner, B. . Research Methods in Health Psychology. Handbook of Health Psychology: Foundations, methodology, and applications. In M. A. Simon (Ed.),. Paramide Editions. 1996.
  27. Otis JD, Rasey HW, Vrochopoulos S, Wincze JP, Andrasik F. Temperature acquisition as a function of the computer-based biofeedback system utilized: an exploratory analysis. Biofeedback Self Regul. 1995 Jun; 20(2):185-90. PMID: 7662753.
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