Lori B Waxenberg

Lori B Waxenberg, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Professor & Internship Program Director

Department: Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Business Phone: (352) 265-0294
Business Email: lwaxenbe@phhp.ufl.edu

About Lori B Waxenberg

Dr. Waxenberg is a Board Certified Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology.  She specializes in working with people who experience chronic pain and chronic illness by using behavioral interventions such as relaxation, meditation, activity pacing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to help cope with pain and discomfort and to improve quality of life.

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in Clinical Health Psychology
    American Board of Professional Psychology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Subspecialties
  • Clinical Health Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Chronic pain – resources
  • Depression
  • Depression – resources
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Trichotillomania
  • Ulcerative colitis

Research Profile

Dr. Waxenberg’s research interests have been informed by her clinical work and vice versa. Her overarching goals are to better understand and serve patients with chronic pain and to add to the evidence base to better inform the treatments of those patients. Dr. Waxenberg has served as a collaborator on several research projects at the University of Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. Her research interests include patient centered outcomes in chronic pain, coping with chronic pain and the interaction of pain and sleep.

Publications

2021
Health care providers’ experiences of pain management and attitudes towards digitally supported self-management interventions for chronic pain: a qualitative study.
BMC health services research. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12913-021-06278-7. [PMID] 33766028.
2021
Impacts of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and Pain on Sleep in Women with Gynecologic Malignancies: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Behavioral sleep medicine. 1-17 [DOI] 10.1080/15402002.2021.1932500. [PMID] 34124972.
2020
A User-Centered Approach to an Evidence-Based Electronic Health Pain Management Intervention for People With Chronic Pain: Design and Development of EPIO.
Journal of medical Internet research. 22(1) [DOI] 10.2196/15889. [PMID] 31961331.
2020
Digital Self-Management in Support of Patients Living With Chronic Pain: Feasibility Pilot Study.
JMIR formative research. 4(10) [DOI] 10.2196/23893. [PMID] 33094734.
2020
Negative Health Consequences of Pain Catastrophizing Among Retired National Football League Athletes
Health Psychology. 39(5):452-462 [DOI] 10.1037/hea0000847. [PMID] 31999177.
2019
Cognitive behavioral treatments for insomnia and pain in adults with comorbid chronic insomnia and fibromyalgia: clinical outcomes from the SPIN randomized controlled trial.
Sleep. 42(3) [DOI] 10.1093/sleep/zsy234. [PMID] 30496533.
2019
Patients’ Needs and Requirements for eHealth Pain Management Interventions: Qualitative Study.
Journal of medical Internet research. 21(4) [DOI] 10.2196/13205. [PMID] 30877780.
2019
Prevalence and Correlates of Psychological Distress among Retired Elite Athletes: A Systematic Review.
International review of sport and exercise psychology. 12(1):265-294 [DOI] 10.1080/1750984X.2018.1469162. [PMID] 31217807.
2017
Low-to-Moderate Alcohol Consumption is Associated With Hippocampal Volume in Fibromyalgia and Insomnia.
Behavioral sleep medicine. 15(6):438-450 [DOI] 10.1080/15402002.2016.1150279. [PMID] 27144807.
2012
Sleep Predicts Resting Brain Activity in Fibromyalgia Participants With Insomnia
Sleep. 35
2011
Intraindividual variability in daily sleep and pain ratings among chronic pain patients: bidirectional association and the role of negative mood.
The Clinical journal of pain. 27(5):425-33 [DOI] 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318208c8e4. [PMID] 21415723.
2011
The Mediating Role of Secular Coping Strategies in the Relationship Between Religious Appraisals and Adjustment To Chronic Pain: the Middle Road To Damascus
Social Indicators Research. 104(3):407-425 [DOI] 10.1007/s11205-010-9751-z.
2010
Characterization of Sleep Among Older Good Sleepers, Older Adults With Insomnia, and Fibromyalgia Patients With Insomnia
Sleep. 33
2010
Frequency and perceived effectiveness of coping define important subgroups of patients with chronic pain.
Clinical Journal of Pain. 26(8) [PMID] 20862787.
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2010
Frequency and perceived effectiveness of coping define important subgroups of patients with chronic pain.
The Clinical journal of pain. 26(8):677-82 [PMID] 20862787.
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2010
Negative mood mediates the effect of poor sleep on pain among chronic pain patients.
The Clinical journal of pain. 26(4):310-9 [DOI] 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181c328e9. [PMID] 20393266.
2009
Intra-Individual Variability in Daily Sleep and Pain Ratings Among Chronic Pain Patients
Sleep. 32
2009
Patient-centered outcome criteria for successful treatment of facial pain and fibromyalgia.
Journal of Orofacial Pain. 23(1) [PMID] 19264035.
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2009
Patient-centered outcome criteria for successful treatment of facial pain and fibromyalgia.
Journal of orofacial pain. 23(1):47-53 [PMID] 19264035.
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2008
Negative Mood Mediates the Relationship Between Poor Sleep and Increased Pain in Chronic Pain Patients
Sleep. 31
2008
Somatic focus/awareness: Relationship to negative affect and pain in chronic pain patients.
European journal of pain (London, England). 12(1):104-15 [PMID] 17524684.
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2006
Evidence for sex differences in the relationships of pain, mood, and disability.
The journal of pain. 7(8):592-601 [PMID] 16885016.
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2005
Multidimensional success criteria and expectations for treatment of chronic pain: the patient perspective.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 6(5):336-45 [PMID] 16266354.
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2005
Patient satisfaction with treatment for chronic pain: predictors and relationship to compliance.
The Clinical journal of pain. 21(4):302-10 [PMID] 15951647.
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2003
Psychological considerations in the diagnosis and management of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.
General dentistry. 51(2):168-72; quiz 173 [PMID] 15055691.
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2001
Gender role expectations of pain: relationship to sex differences in pain.
The journal of pain. 2(5):251-7 [PMID] 14622803.
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2001
Sleep disturbance in orofacial pain patients: pain-related or emotional distress?
Cranio : the journal of craniomandibular practice. 19(2):106-13 [PMID] 11842861.
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Grants

Sep 2012 – Sep 2016
Fellowships
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship
1999-2000 · University of Florida
PhD
1999 · University of Kentucky
Predoctoral Internship
1998-1999 · Medical College of Georgia
MS
1996 · University of Kentucky
BA
1992 · Washington University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2007-2011,2013-2021,2018-2021
CLP6946 Advanced Practicum in Applied Medical Psychology
2006-2021
CLP6407 Psychological Treatment I
2018
NGR7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2013-2016,2018
CLP6947 Practicum in Intervention
2008-2018
CLP6905 Individual Work
2017
NGR7979 Advanced Research
2014-2015
CLP6943 Core Practicum in Clinical Psychology
2014
CLP7934 Special Topics In Clinical Psychology
2013
CLP7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2021
CLP6940 Supervised Teaching

Contact Details

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