Publications


May, L.M., Kosek, P., Zeidan, F., & Berkman, E.T. (2018). Enhancement of meditation analgesia by opioid antagonist in experienced meditators. Psychosomatic Medicine doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000580


Adler-Neal, A.L. & Zeidan, F. (2017). Mindfulness meditation for fibromyalgia: Mechanistic and clinical considerationsCurrent Rheumatology Reports 19: 59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11926-017-0686-0


Zeidan, F., & Vago, D. (2016). Mindfulness meditation–based pain relief: A mechanistic accountAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences1373(1), 114–127. http://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13153  


Vago, D. R., & Zeidan, F. (2016). The brain on silent: Mind wandering, mindful awareness and states of mental tranquilityAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1373, 96–113.  doi:10.1111/nyas.13171


Zeidan, F., Adler-Neal, A., Wells, R.W., Stagnate, E., May, L., Eisenach, J.C., McHaffie, J.G., & Coghill, R.C. (2016). Mindfulness-meditation-based pain relief is not mediated by endogenous opioidsThe Journal of Neuroscience36(11), 3391–3397. http://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4328-15.2016


Zeidan, F. (2016). No, mindfulness meditation-based analgesia is not mediated by endogenous opioidsThe American Journal of Medicine129(11), e297. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.04.027


Zeidan, F., Emerson, N.M., Farris, S.R., Ray, J. N., Jung, Y., McHaffie, J. G., & Coghill, R. C. (2015). Mindfulness meditation-based pain relief employs different neural mechanisms than placebo and sham mindfulness meditation-induced analgesiaThe Journal of Neuroscience35(46), 15307–15325. http://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2542-15.2015


Zeidan, F., Lobanov, O. V., Kraft, R.A., & Coghill, R.C. (2015). Brain mechanisms supporting violated expectations of painPain156(9), 1772–1785. http://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000231


Emerson, N.M., Zeidan, F., Lobanov, O.V., Hadsel, M.S., Martucci, K. T., Quevedo, A., Starr, C., et al. (2014). Pain sensitivity is inversely related to regional grey matter density in the brainPain155(3), 566–573. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pain.2013.12.004


Lobanov, O.V., Zeidan, F., McHaffie, J.G., Kraft, R.A., & Coghill, R.C. (2013). From cue to meaning: Brain mechanisms supporting the construction of expectations of painPain155(1), 129–136. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pain.2013.09.014


Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B., Zeidan, F., Partin, K., & Howard, M.O. (2013). The downward spiral of chronic pain, prescription opioid misuse, and addiction: Cognitive, affective, and neuropsychopharmacologic pathwaysNeuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews37(10 0 2), 2597–2607. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.08.006


Zeidan, F., Martucci, K.T., Kraft, R.A., McHaffie, J.G., & Coghill, R.C. (2013). Neural correlates of mindfulness meditation-related anxiety reliefSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience9(6), 751–759. http://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nst041


Zeidan, F. & Coghill, R.C. (2013). Functional connections between self-referential thought and chronic pain: A dysfunctional relationshipPain. 2012 Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.09.014.


Zeidan, F., Grant, J. A., Brown, C. A., McHaffie, J. G., & Coghill, R. C. (2012). Mindfulness meditation-related pain relief: Evidence for unique brain mechanisms in the regulation of painNeuroscience Letters520(2), 165–173. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2012.03.082


Zeidan, F., Martucci, K.T., Kraft, R. A., Gordon, N.S., McHaffie, J.G., & Coghill, R. C. (2011). Brain mechanisms supporting modulation of pain by mindfulness meditationThe Journal of Neuroscience : The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience31(14), 5540–5548. http://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5791-10.2011


Fadel Zeidan, Susan K. Johnson, Nakia S. Gordon, & Goolkasian, P. (2010). Effects of brief and sham mindfulness meditation on mood and cardiovascular variablesThe Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. August 2010, 16(8): 867-873. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2009.0321


Zeidan, F., Johnson, S.K., Diamond, B.J., David, Z., & Goolkasian, P. (2010). Mindfulness meditation improves cognition: Evidence of brief mental training. Consciousness and Cognition. 2010;19(2):597–605. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2010.03.014. 


Zeidan, F., Gordon, N.S., Merchant, J., & Goolkasian, P. (2010).The effects of brief mindfulness meditation training on experimentally induced pain. The Journal of Pain : Official Journal of the American Pain Society. 2010;11(3):199–209. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2009.07.015.