Dr. Patrick McGrath’s Recent Publications


Journal Articles (last 3 years):

Lingley-Pottie, P., McGrath, P.J., Andreou, P. (2013) Barriers to mental health care: perceived delivery system differences. ANS Adv Nurs Sci. 2013 Jan;36(1):51-61. PMID: 23370500

Wei., Y., Hayden, J.A., Kutcher, S., Zygmunt, A., McGrath, P. (2013) The effectiveness of school mental health literacy programs to address knowledge, attitudes and help seeking among youth. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2013 May;7(2):109-21. Epub 2013 Jan 24. PMID: 23343220.

Curran, J.A., Murphy, A.L., Sinclair, D., McGrath P. (2013) Factors influencing rural and urban emergency clinicians’ participation in an online knowledge exchange intervention. Rural Remote Health. 2013 Jan;13(1):2175. Epub 2013 Feb 4. PMID: 23374031

Wojtowicz, M., Day, V., McGrath, P.J. (2013) Predictors of participant retention in a guided online self-help program for university students: prospective cohort study. J Med Internet Res. 2013 May 22;15(5):e96. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2323. PubMed PMID: 23697614; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3668607.

Stinson, J.N., Huguet, A., McGrath, P.J., Rosenbloom, B., Soobiah, C., White, M.., Coburn, G., (2013). A qualitative review of the psychometric properties and feasibility of electronic headache diaries for children and adults: Where we are and where we need to go. Pain Research and Management, 2013 May-Jun;18(3):142-52. PMID: 23748255

Day, V., McGrath, P.J., Wojtowicz, M. (2013) Internet-based Guided Self-help for University Students with Anxiety, Depression and Stress: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Behav Res Ther.  2013 Jul;51(7):344-51. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23639300

Huguet, A., McGrath, P.J., Stinson, J., Tougas, M., Doucette, S. (2013) Efficacy of Psychological Treatment for Headaches: An Overview of Systematic Reviews and Analysis of Potential Modifiers of Treatment Efficacy. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2013 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23823250

Cunningham, C.E., Chen, Y., Deal, K., Rimas, H., McGrath, P., Reid, G., Lipman, E., Corkum, P. (2013) The Interim Service Preferences of Parents Waiting for Children’s Mental Health Treatment: A Discrete Choice Conjoint Experiment. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2013 Aug;41(6):865-77 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23435482

Huguet, A., Hayden, J., Stinson, J., McGrath, PJ., Chambers, C., Tougas, M., Wozney, L. (2013) Judging the quality of evidence in reviews of etiological and prognostic studies: Adapting the GRADE’s framework. Systematic Reviews Journal, 2013 Sep 5;2(1):71. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24007720

Rashotte, J., Coburn, G., Harrison, D., Stevens, B.J., Yamada, J., Abbott, L.K.; CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2013) Health care professionals’ pain narratives in hospitalized children’s medical records. Part 1: pain descriptors. Pain Res Manag. 2013 Sep-Oct;18(5):e75-83. PubMed PMID: 24093122; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3805353.

Twycross, A.M., Maclaren Chorney, J., McGrath, P.J., Finley, G.A., Boliver, D.M., Mifflin, K.A. (2013) A Delphi study to identify indicators of poorly managed pain for pediatric postoperative and procedural pain. Pain Res Manag. 2013 September/October;18(5):e68-e74. PMID: 24093121

Uman, L.S., Birnie, K.A., Noel, M., Parker, J.A., Chambers, C.T., McGrath, P.J., Kisely, S.R. (2013) Psychological interventions for needle-related procedural pain and distress in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Oct 10;10:CD005179. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24108531

McGrath, P.J., Sourander, A., Lingley-Pottie, P., Ristkari, T., Cunningham, C., Huttunen, J., Filbert, K., Aromaa, M., Corkum, P., Hinkka-Yli-Salomäki, S., Kinnunen, M., Lampi, K., Penttinen, A., Sinokki, A., Unruh, A., Vuorio, J., Watters, C. (2013) Remote population-based intervention for disruptive behavior at age four: study protocol for a randomized trial of Internet-assisted parent training (Strongest Families Finland-Canada). BMC Public Health. 2013 Oct 21;13(1):985. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 24139323

Petter, M., Chambers, C.T., McGrath, P.J., Dick, B.D. (2013) The role of trait mindfulness in the pain experience of adolescents. J Pain. 2013 Dec;14(12):1709-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.08.015. Epub 2013 Sep 28. PMID: 24290451.

Forgeron, P.A., Evans, J., McGrath, P.J., Stevens, B., Finley, G.A. (2013) Living with difference: Exploring the social self of adolescents with chronic pain. Pain Res Manag. 2013 Nov-Dec;18(6):e115-23. PMID: 24308027.

Stevens, B.J., Yamada, J., Estabrooks, C.A., Stinson, J., Campbell, F., Scott, S.D., Cummings, G.; CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. (2014) Pain in hospitalized children: Effect of a multidimensional knowledge translation strategy on pain process and clinical outcomes. Pain. 2014 Jan;155(1):60-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Sep 8. PubMed PMID: 24021861.

Huguet, A., Stinson, J., MacKay, B., Watters, B., Tougas, M., White, M., McGrath, P.J. (2014). Bringing psychosocial support to headache sufferers using the latest technology: Lessons learned from asking potential users what they want. Pain Res Manag. 2014 Jan-Feb;19(1):e1-8. PMID: 24511572.

Huebner, M., Zhang, Z., Therneau, T., McGrath, P., Pianosi, P. (2014) Modeling trajectories of perceived leg exertion during maximal cycle ergometer exercise in children and adolescents. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 Jan 9;14:4. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-14-4. PubMed PMID: 24405507; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3910225.

Stinson, J.N., Jibb, L.A., Lalloo, C., Feldman, B.M., McGrath, P.J., Petroz, G.C., Streiner, D., Dupuis, A., Gill, N., Stevens, B. (2014). Comparison of average weekly pain using recalled paper and momentary assessment electronic diary reports in children with arthritis. Clin J Pain. 2014 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24535055

Petter, M., Chambers, C.T., McGrath, P.J., Dick, B.D. (2014) The Effects of Mindful Attention and State Mindfulness on Pain among Adolescents. J Pediatr Psychol. 2014 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24599947

Cunningham, C.E., Chen, Y., Deal, K., Rimas, H., McGrath, P., Reid, G., Lipman, E., Corkum, P. (2014). Modeling Parenting Programs as an Interim Service for Families Waiting for Children’s Mental Health Treatment. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2014 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24702236

Mushquash, C. J., Stewart, S. H., Mushquash, A. R., Comeau, M. N., & McGrath, P. J. (2014). Personality traits and drinking motives predict alcohol misuse among Canadian Aboriginal youth. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12, 270-282.

Pianosi, P.T., Huebner, M., Zhang, Z., McGrath, P.J. (2014) Dalhousie dyspnea and perceived exertion scales: psychophysical properties in children and adolescents. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 2014 Aug 1;199:34-40. Epub 2014 Apr 30 PMID:24793132

Birnie, K.A., Chambers, C.T., Fernandez, C.V., Forgeron, P.A., Latimer, M.A., McGrath, P.J., Cummings, E.A., Finley, G.A. (2014) Hospitalized children continue to report undertreated and preventable pain. Pain Res Manag. 2014 Jul-Aug;19(4):198-204. Epub 2014 May 7. PMID: 24809068

Birnie, K.A., Noel, M., Parker, J.A., Chambers, C.T., Uman, L.S., Kisely, S.R., McGrath, P.J. (2014) Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: Distraction and Hypnosis for Needle-Related Pain and Distress in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Psychol. 2014 Sep;39(8):783-808. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsu029. Epub 2014 Jun 2. PMID: 24891439

Troche, S.J., Houlihan, M.E., Connolly, J.F., Dick, B.D., McGrath, P.J., Finley, G.A., Stroink, G. (2014) The effect of pain on involuntary and voluntary capture of attention. Eur J Pain. 2014 Jul 23. doi: 10.1002/ejp.553. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25056109.

Hundert, A.S., Huguet, A., McGrath, P.J., Stinson, J.N., Wheaton, M. (2014) Commercially available mobile phone headache diary apps: a systematic review. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Aug 19;2(3):e36. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3452. Review. PMID: 25138438

von Baeyer, C.L., Stevens, B.J., Chambers, C.T., Craig, K.D., Finley, G.A., Grunau, R.E., Johnston, C.C., Pillai Riddell, R., Stinson, J.N., Dol J., Campbell-Yeo, M., McGrath, P.J. (2014) Training highly qualified health research personnel: The Pain in Child Health consortium. Pain Research & Management. September/October 2014, Volume 19 Issue 5: 267-274 PMID: 25299474

Stevens, B.J., Yamada, J., Promislow, S., Stinson, J., Harrison, D., Victor, J.C., On Behalf of Members of the CIHR Team in Children’s Pain (2014). Implementation of multidimensional knowledge translation strategies to improve procedural pain in hospitalized children, Implementation Science 2014, 9:120 doi:10.1186/s13012-014-0120-1 PMID:  24021861

Cohen, L. L., Rodrigues, N. P., Lim, C. S., Bearden, D. J., Welkom, J. S., Joffe, N. E., McGrath, P. J., & Cousins, L. A. (2015). Automated parent-training for preschooler immunization pain relief: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2015 Jan 30;
doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsu162 PMID:  25638483

Pianosi, P.T., Huebner, M., Zhang, Z., Turchetta, A., McGrath, P.J. (2015) Dalhousie Pictorial Scales Measuring Dyspnea and Perceived Exertion during Exercise for Children and Adolescents. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb 19 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25695139

Gibbins, S., Stevens, B., Dionne, K., Yamada, J., Pillai Riddell, R., McGrath, P., Asztalos, E., O’Brien, K., Beyene, J., McNamara, P., Johnston, C. (2015) Perceptions of Health Professionals on Pain in Extremely Low Gestational Age Infants. Qual Health Res. 2015 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25854616

Huguet, A., McGrath, P.J., Wheaton, M., Mackinnon, S.P., Rozario, S., Tougas, M.E.Stinson, J.N., MacLean, C.  (2015) Testing the Feasibility and Psychometric Properties of a Mobile Diary (myWHI) in Adolescents and Young Adults with Headaches. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015 May 8;3(2):e39 PMID: 25956377

Newton, A.S., Rosychuk, R.J., Niu, X., Radomski, A.D., McGrath, P.J. (2015) Predicting time to emergency department return for anxiety disorders and acute stress reactions in children and adolescents: a cohort study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2015 May 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26002412

Nieto, R., Hernández, E., Boixadós, M., Huguet, A., Beneitez, I., McGrath, P. (2015) Testing the Feasibility of DARWeb: An Online Intervention for Children With Functional Abdominal Pain and Their Parents. Clin J Pain. 2015 Jun;31(6):493-503. PMID: 25551478

Wozney, L.M., McGrath, P.J., Newton, A.S., Huguet, A., Franklin, M., Perri, K., Leuschen, K., Toombs, E., Lingley-Pottie, P. (2015). Usability, learnability and performance evaluation of IRIS (Intelligent Research and Intervention Software): a delivery platform for eHealth interventions. Health Informatics Journal  2015 Jun 23 PMID: 26105726



McGrath, P.J., Stevens, B., Walker, S., Zempsky, W. (eds) (2013) The Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Anand, K.J.S., Stevens B., and McGrath P.J. (eds.) (2007) Pain in Neonates and Infants (3rd ed.). Elsevier, New York

Finley G.A., McGrath P.J., Chambers C.T. (eds.). (2006). Bringing Pain Relief to Children. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press

McGrath, P.J. & Finley, G.A. (eds.) (2003) Pediatric Pain: Biological and Social Context. Seattle, IASP Press

Finley, G.A. & McGrath, P.J. (Eds.) (2001) Acute and procedure pain in infants and children.  Seattle, IASP Press.

Anand, K.J.S., Stevens, B. & McGrath, P.J. (Eds.) (2000).  Pain in Neonates, 2nd edition, Amsterdam, Elsevier

McGrath, P.J. & Finley, G.A. (Eds.) (1999) Chronic and recurrent pain in children and adolescents.  Seattle: IASP Press

WHO working group (P.J. McGrath and 21 others). (1998). Cancer Pain Relief and Palliative Care in Children.  Geneva, WHO.

Finley, G.A. & McGrath, P.J. (Eds.) (1998). Measurement of pain in infants and children. Seattle: IASP Press.

Anand, K.J.S. & McGrath, P.J. (Eds.). (1993). Pain in Neonates. Amsterdam:  Elsevier. Also available in paperback.

McGrath, P. & Unruh, A. (1987). Pain in children and adolescents. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Published in hardcover and softcover editions.

Feldman, W., Rosser, W. & McGrath, P. (1987). Primary medical care of children and adolescents. Oxford University Press.

Firestone, P., McGrath, P. & Feldman, W. (Eds.). (1983). Advances in behavioral medicine for children and adolescents. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

McGrath, P.J. & Firestone, P. (Eds.). (1983). Pediatric and adolescent behavioral medicine: Issues in treatment. New York: Springer.

Book Chapters (last 3 years)

McGrath, P.J., Elgar, F.J. (2015). Behavioral Problems, Effects of Socio-Economic Status on. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 2. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 477–480. ISBN: 9780080970868

McGrath, P.J., Chorney, J., Huguet, A., Unruh, A.M. (2013) Applied psychological methods. In H. van Griensven, J. Strong & A.M. Unruh (Eds.), Pain: A Textbook for Health Professionals, 2nd Edition, Churchill Livingston

Unruh, A.M., & McGrath, P.J. (2013). Pain in Childhood. In H. van Griensven, J. Strong & A.M. Unruh (Eds.), Pain: A Textbook for Health Professionals, 2nd Edition, Churchill Livingston

Unruh, A.M., McGrath, P.J. (2013). History of pain in children. In P. McGrath, B. Stevens, S. Walker & W. Zempsky (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Pediatric Pain Oxford University Press, pp. 3-11

McGrath, P.J., & Unruh, A.M. (2013). Measurement and assessment of paediatric pain. In McMahon, S. & Koltzenburg, M. (Eds.). Wall & Melzack’s Textbook of Pain, 6th edition, Saunders