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Anna C. Wilson Ph.D.

Dr. Anna Wilson is an associate professor and clinician-scientist in the Department of Pediatrics. Her research focuses on the role of family factors in adolescent chronic pain conditions, as well as intergenerational risk for chronic pain problems. She is the PI or Co-I on a number of NIH-funded studies investigating pain conditions and pain management in families.


  • Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle Washington 0 2006


  • "Associations of coping and appraisal styles with emotion regulation during preadolescence" Journal of Experimental Child Psychology October 2011
  • "Commentary" Journal of Pediatric Psychology June 2012
  • "Parenting in the Context of Chronic Pain" Clinical Journal of Pain July 23 2015
  • "Parent pain and Catastrophizing are associated with pain, somatic symptoms, and pain-related disability among early adolescents" Journal of Pediatric Psychology  2014
  • "Emotion Regulation Profiles, Temperament, and Adjustment Problems in Preadolescents" Child Development May 2011
  • "Randomized controlled trial of an Internet-delivered family cognitive-behavioral therapy intervention for children and adolescents with chronic pain" Pain November 2009
  • "Patterns and predictors of health service utilization in adolescents with pain" Journal of Pain July 2011
  • "Behavioral and psychosocial factors associated with insomnia in adolescents with chronic pain" Pain January 2011
  • "Physical activity and function in adolescents with chronic pain" Journal of Pain February 2012
  • "Neurobiological Phenotypes of Familial Chronic Pain in Adolescence" Journal of Pain September 1 2015
  • "Trajectories of pain and functional disability in CBT for pediatric chronic pain" Pain October 1 2014
  • "Applications of laboratory pain methodologies in research with children and adolescents" Pain August 2013
  • "Sleep Outcomes in Youth With Chronic Pain Participating in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Online Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management" Behavioral Sleep Medicine March 4 2015
  • "Clinical utility and validity of the Functional Disability Inventory among a multicenter sample of youth with chronic pain" Pain July 2011
  • "Parenting and temperament prior to september 11, 2001, and parenting specific to 9/11 as predictors of children's posttraumatic stress symptoms following 9/11" Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology  2010
  • "Obesity in children and adolescents with chronic pain" Clinical Journal of Pain October 2010
  • "Physiological profiles during delay of gratification" Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology November 2009
  • "Fear-avoidance beliefs and parental responses to pain in adolescents with chronic pain" Pain Research and Management May 2011
  • "The impact of managing school-aged children's diabetes" Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings  2009
  • "Factor structure of the Children's depression inventory in a multisite sample of children and adolescents with chronic pain" Journal of Pain July 2013
  • "Offspring of parents with chronic pain" Pain November 1 2015
  • "Problem-solving skills training for parents of children with chronic pain" Pain June 1 2016
  • "Post-traumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents with chronic pain" EUR.J.PAIN  2016
  • "Clinical Phenotyping of Youth With New-Onset Musculoskeletal Pain" Clinical Journal of Pain June 23 2016
  • "A practical guide and perspectives on the use of experimental pain modalities with children and adolescents" Pain Management March 1 2014
  • "Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in youth with vs without chronic pain" Pain June 30 2016
  • "Transmission of risk from parents with chronic pain to offspring" Pain August 10 2016
  • "Predictors of the transition from acute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents" Pain May 1 2017
  • "Novel interventions in children's healthcare for youth hospitalized for chronic pain" Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology  2015
  • "Training interns to tackle the toughest cases in pediatric psychology" Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology  2015

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