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Publications

Published and In Press Peer-Reviewed Articles 

Underlined names denote students under the primary supervision of Dr. McMurtry and a * (star) denote students on which McMurtry served as an advisory committee member.

In Press 

Constantin, K., Moline, R., Labonte, L., & McMurtry, C.M. (in press). A multi-method approach to understand parent behaviors during child acute pain. Journal of Psychophysiology. 

Edwards, K., McMurtry, C.M., Dick, B., Lewinson, R., Dhariwal, A., & Katz, J. (in press). DSM-5 Diagnostic dilemmas in pediatric chronic pain. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.  

Genik, L.M., Aerts, E.L., Barata, P.C., Barney, C.C., Lewis, S.P., Newby-Clark, I., & McMurtry, C.M. (accepted 01.05.2021; in press). A randomized controlled trial evaluating a pain assessment and management program for respite workers supporting children with disabilities part one: Pain-related knowledge and perceptions. Submitted to American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Genik, L.M., Aerts, E.L., Nauman, H., Barney, C.C., Lewis, S.P., & McMurtry, C.M. (accepted 01.05.2021; in press). A randomized controlled trial evaluating a pain assessment and management program for respite workers supporting children with disabilities part two: Training evaluations and the impact of training on knowledge application. Submitted to American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., Aerts, E.L., Nauman, H., Barney, C.C., & Lewis, S.P. (in press). A randomized controlled trial evaluating a pain assessment and management program for respite workers supporting children with disabilities part two: Training evaluations and the impact of training on knowledge application. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 

MacKenzie, N.E., Tutelman, P.R., Chambers, C.T., Parker, J.A., MacDonald, N.E., McMurtry, C.M.,  Pluye, P., Granikov, V., Taddio, A., Barwick, M., Birnie, & K.A., Boerner, K.E. (in press). Understanding parents’ use of a knowledge translation tool to manage children’s vaccination pain. PAIN Reports, 6(1), e907https://doi.org/10.1097/PR9.0000000000000907 

2021

Dalley, J.S., Morrongiello, B.A., & McMurtry, C.M. (2021). Children’s perspectives on outpatient physician visits: Capturing a missing voice in patient-centered care. Children. Children 8(1), 34. https://doi.org/10.3390/children8010034 

Jones, A., Caes, L., McMurtry, C.M., Eccleston, C., & Jordan, A. (2021). Socio-developmental challenges faced by young people with chronic pain: A scoping review. The Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 46(2), 219-230. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa101 

Lee, S., Edwards, K., & McMurtry, C. (2021). A cognitive-behavioral group intervention for parents of youth with chronic pain: Development, feasibility, and preliminary effectiveness. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000385

Taddio, A., Ilersich, A., McMurtry, C.M., Bucci, L.M., MacDonald, N.E. (2021). Managing pain and fear: Playing your CARDs to improve the vaccination experience. Canadian Communicable Disease Report, 47(1), 87–91. https://doi.org/10.14745/ccdr.v47i01a12 

Taddio, A., Coldham, J., Logeman, C. McMurtry, C.M., Little, C., Samborn, T., Bucci, L.M., MacDonald, N.E., Shah, V., Dribnenki, C., Snider, J., & Stephens, D. (2021). Feasibility of implementation of CARDTM for school-based immunizations in Calgary, Alberta: a cluster trial. BMC Public Health, 21:260. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10247-4 

2020

Genik, L.M.,McMurtry, C.M. (2020). Reflections and considerations for knowledge translation efforts on pain training for caregivers of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Pediatric Pain Letter, 22(2), 21-24. http://ppl.childpain.org/issues/v22n2_2020/v22n2_genik.shtml 

Genik, L.M.McMurtry, C.M., Barata, P.C., Barney, C.C., & Lewis, S.P. (2020). Feasible outcome evaluations: A multiple-case study informing follow-up methodology for a randomized controlled trial for children’s respite workers receiving pain-related training. Pediatric and Neonatal Pain. Advanced online access: May 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/pne2.12026 

Genik, L.M.McMurtry, C.M., Barata, P.C., Barney, C.C., & Lewis, S.P. (2020). Study protocol for a multi-centre parallel two-group randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness and impact of a pain assessment and management program for respite workers supporting children with disabilities. Pediatric and Neonatal Pain, 2(1), 7-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/pne2.12014 

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., Marshall, S., Rapoport, A., & Stinson, J. (2020). Massage therapy for symptom reduction and improved quality of life in children with cancer in palliative care: A pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 48, 102263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2019.102263 

Gold, M., MacDonald, N.E., McMurtry, C.M., Balkrishnan, M.R., Heininger, U., Menning, L., Benes, O., Pless, R., & Zuber, P. (2020). Immunization stress-related response – redefining immunization anxiety-related reaction as an Adverse Event Following Immunization. Vaccine, 38(14), 3015-3020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.02.046 

Lee, S., McMurtry, C.M., Summers, C., Edwards, K., Elik, N., Lumley, M.N. (2020). Quality of life in youth with chronic pain: An examination of youth and parent resilience and risk factors. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 36(6), 440-448. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000820  

Logeman, C., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Bucci, L., MacDonald, N., Chalmers, G., Gudzak, V., Shah, V., Coldham, J., Little, C., Samborn, T., Dribnenki, C., & Snider, J. (2020). Student feedback to tailor the CARD™ system for improving the immunization experience at school. Children, 7, 126. https://doi.org/10.3390/children7090126

McMurtry, C.M. (2020). Managing immunization stress-related response: A contributor to sustaining trust in vaccines. [CanVAX series]. Canadian Communicable Disease Report (CCDR), 46(6), 210-218. 8. https://doi.org/10.14745/ccdr.v46i06a10 

  • French translation of the article also available. 

Moline, R.Chambers, C., & McMurtry, C.M. (2020). Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a child and parent mindfulness intervention for pediatric venipuncture. Paediatric and Neonatal Pain. https://doi.org/10.1002/pne2.12038 

Moline, R., Constantin, K., Gauthier, M., Powell, D., & McMurtry, C.M. (2020). SUPER Scale to the Rescue: Reconciling what parents say and what they communicate during child pain. Pain Management, 10(3), 179-194https://doi.org/10.2217/pmt-2019-0050  

Moline, R., Hou, S., Chevrier, J., & Thomassin, K. (2020). A systematic review of the effectiveness of behavioural treatments for pica in youths. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy28(1), 39–55. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2491

Moline, R. L., Constantin, K. L., Gauthier, M. N., Powell, D. M., & McMurtry, C. M. (2020). SUPER scale to the rescue: Reconciling what parents say and what they communicate during their child’s pain. Pain Management10(3), 179-194. https://doi.org/10.2217/pmt-2019-0050   

Taddio, A., Bucci, L., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., & Badali, M. (2020). Introducing a practical tool to reduce fear and anxiety during COVID-19. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 154(1), 26-29. https://doi.org/10.1177/1715163520975424 

2019

*Freedman, T., Taddio, A., Alderman, L., McDowall, T., deVlaming-Kot, C., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., Alfieri-Maiolo, A., Stephens, D., Wong, H., & Boon, H. (2019). The CARDTM system for improving the vaccination experience at school: Results of a small-scale implementation project on student symptoms. Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(1), S42-S53. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz020 

Freedman, T., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Wong, H., MacDonald, N., McDowall, T., deVlaming-Kot, C., & Alderman, L. (2019). Involving stakeholders in informing the development of a knowledge translation (KT) intervention to improve the vaccination experience at school. Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(S1)S19-S28https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz017 

Genik, L.M., Millett, G.E., & McMurtry, C.M. (2019). Facilitating respite: Preliminary evaluation of the Caregiver Pain Information Guide for children with disabilities. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000314

Genik, L.M. & McMurtry, C.M. (2019). Prevalence and impact of bumps, bruises, and other painful incidents among children while handling and riding horses. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 27, 100229, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2019.100229 

Taddio, A., Alderman, L, Freedman, T., McDowall, T., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., deVlaming-Kot, C., & Alfieri-Maiolo, A. (2019). The CARDTM system for improving the vaccination experience at school: Results of a small scale-implementation project on program delivery. Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(1)S54-S67. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz021 

Taddio, A., Freedman, T., Wong, H., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., Ilersich, A.N.T., Ilersich, A.L.T., & McDowall, T. (2019). Stakeholder feedback on The CARDTM system to improve the vaccination experience at school. Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(1)S29-S34. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz018 

Taddio, A., Ilersich, A.N.T., Ilersich, A.L.T., Schmidt, C., Chalmers, G., Wilson, E., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., Bucci, L.M., Freedman, T., & Wong, H. (2019). Piloting The CARDTM system for education of students about vaccination: Does it improve the vaccination experience at school? Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(1), S35-S41. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz019 

Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Bucci, L.M., MacDonald, N., Ilersich, A.N.T., Ilersich, A.L.T., Alfieri-Maiolo, A., DeVlaming-Kot, C., & Alderman, L. (2019). Overview of a knowledge translation (KT) project to improve the vaccination experience at school: The CARDTM system. Paediatrics & Child Health, 24(S1)S3-S18https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxz025 Winner of the 2019 Dr. Noni MacDonald Award from the Canadian Pediatric Society which recognizes an article published in Paediatrics & Child Health which has positively affected pediatrics. 

2018

Constantin, K., Bailey, H.N., & McMurtry, C.M. (2018). Measuring caregiver HRV in the pain context: Methodological considerations. Pediatric Pain Letter20(1), 5-10. http://childpain.org/ppl/issues/v20n1_2018/v20n1_constantin.pdf 

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., Breau, L.M., Lewis, S.P., & Freedman-Kalchman, T. (2018). Pain in children with developmental disabilities: Development and preliminary effectiveness of a pain training workshop for respite workers. The Clinical Journal of Pain34(5), 428-437. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000554

*Mithal, P., Simmons, P., Cornelissen, T., Wong, H., Pillai Riddell, R., McMurtry, C.M., Burry, L., Stephens, D., & Taddio, A. (2018). To look or not to look during vaccination: A pilot randomized trial. Canadian Journal of Pain2(1), 1-8. https://doi:10.1080/24740527.2017.1412254 

Moline, R.L., Peacock, M., Moline, K., (2018). Teaching the teacher: The impact of a workshop developed for radiation therapists. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences49(2), 179-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.02.003 

Schinkel, M., Boerner, K., Chambers, C.T., & McMurtry, C.M. (2018). Adult judgments of children’s pain and fear during venipuncture: The impact of adult and child sex. Canadian Journal of Pain2(1), 292-301. https://doi.org/10.1080/24740527.2018.1537672

2017

Constantin K.Moline R.L., McMurtry, C. M., & Bailey, H. N. (2017). Parent cardiac response in the context of their child’s completion of the cold pressor task: A pilot study. Children4(11), 100. https://doi:10.3390/children4110100

Constantin, K., McMurtry, C.M., & Bailey, H.N. (2017). Parental cardiac response in the context of pediatric acute pain: Current knowledge and future directions. Pain Management, 7(2), 81-87. https://doi:10.2217/pmt-2016-0033 

Dalley, J., Creary, P., Durzi, T., & McMurtry, C.M. (2017). An Interactive teddy bear clinic tour: Teaching student veterinarians how to interact with young children. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education44(2), 302-315. https://doi:10.3138/jvme.1115-180R1 

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., & Breau, L. (2017). Caring for children with cognitive impairments part 1: Experience with the population, pain-related beliefs, and care decisions. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 62, 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2017.01.020  

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., & Breau, L. (2017). Caring for children with cognitive impairments part 2: Detailed analyses of respite workers’ reported assessment and care decisions. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 63, 1-10.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2017.01.021 

Genik, L.M., Pomerleau, C., McMurtry, C.M., & Breau, L.M. (2017). Pain in children with intellectual disabilities: A randomized controlled trial evaluating caregiver knowledge measures. Pain Management7(3), 175-187. https://doi.org/10.2217/pmt-2016-0049

McMurtry, C.M., Tomlinson, R.M., & Genik, L.M. (2017). Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and fear in pediatric pain contexts. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31(1), 41-56. Invited submission for special issue: “Implementing and adapting behavioral therapies for anxiety across the lifespan”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/0889-8391.31.1.41

Noel, M., McMurtry, C.M., Pavlova, M., & Taddio, A. (2017). Brief clinical report: A systematic review and meta-analysis of pain memory reframing interventions for children’s needle procedures. Pain Practice, 18(1), 123-129. https://doi.org/10.1111/papr.12572  

Tomlinson, R.M., Cousins, L.A., McMurtry, C.M., & Cohen, L.L. (2017). The power of pain self-efficacy: Applying a positive psychology framework to pediatric pain. Pediatric Pain Letter, 19(1), 9-13. http://childpain.org/ppl/issues/v19n1_2017/v19n1_tomlinson.pdf 

2016

Constantin, K., McMurtry, C. M., & Bailey, H. N. (2016). Parental cardiac response in the context of pediatric acute pain: Current knowledge and future directions. Pain Management, 7(2),81-87https://doi.org/10.2217/pmt-2016-0033   

Cousins, L.A., Tomlinson, R.M., Cohen, L.L., & McMurtry, C.M. (2016). The power of optimism: Applying a positive psychology framework to pediatric pain. Pediatric Pain Letter, 18(1), 1-5. 

Dalley, J.S., & McMurtry, C.M. (2016). Teddy and I get a check-up: A pilot educational intervention teaching children coping strategies for managing procedural pain and fear. Pain Research & Management, e-pub April 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4383967 

McMurtry, C.M., Taddio A., Noel M., Antony M.M., Chambers C.T., Asmundson G.J.G., Pillai Riddell R., Shah V., MacDonald N.E., Rogers J., Bucci L.M., Mousmanis P., Lang E., Halperin S., Bowles S., Halpert C., Ipp M., Rieder M.J., Robson K., Uleryk E., Votta Bleeker E., Dubey V., Hanrahan A., Lockett D., Scott J. (2016). Exposure-based interventions for the management of individuals with high levels of needle fear across the lifespan: A clinical practice guideline and call for further research. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 45(3), 217-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2016.1157204 

2015

Birnie, K.A., Chambers, C.T., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Noel, M., Pillai Riddell, R., Shah, V., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Psychological interventions for vaccine injections in children and adolescents: systematic review of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 72-89https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000265

Boerner, K.E., Birnie, K.A., Chambers, C.T., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Noel, M., Shah, V., Pillai Riddell, R., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Simple psychological interventions for reducing pain from common needle procedures in adults: systematic review of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 90-98. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000270

Chorney, J.M., McMurtry, C.M., Chambers, C.T., & Bakeman, R. (2015). Developing and modifying behavioral coding schemes in pediatric psychology: a practical guide. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(1), 154-164https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsu099

Genik, L.M., McMurtry, C.M., & Breau, L. (2015). Observer perceptions of pain in children with cognitive impairments: vignette development and validation. Pain Management, 5(6), 425-434. https://doi.org/10.2217/pmt.15.42 

Genik, L.M., Yen, J., & McMurtry, C.M. (2015). Historical analysis in pediatric psychology: the influence of societal and professional conditions on two early pediatric psychology articles and the field’s subsequent development. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(2), 167-174. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsu084 

McMurtry, C.M., Noel, M., Taddio, A., Antony, M.M., Asmundson, G.J.G., Pillai Riddell, R., Chambers, C.T., Shah, V. & the HELPinKIDS Team (2015). Interventions for the management of high levels of needle fear: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 109-123. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000273

McMurtry, C.M., Pillai Riddell, R., Taddio, A., Racine, N., Asmundson, G.J.G., Noel, M., Chambers, C.T., Shah, V. & the HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Far from “just a poke”: common painful needle procedures and the development of needle fear. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000272

Noel, M., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Chambers, C.T., Pillai Riddell, R., Shah, V., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). HELPinKids&Adults knowledge synthesis of vaccination pain and high levels of needle fear: limitations of the evidence and recommendations for future research. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 124-131. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000266

Pillai Riddell, R., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Chambers, C.T., Shah, V., Noel, M., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Psychological interventions for vaccine injections in young children 0 to 3 Years: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 64-71. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000279

Pillai Riddell, R., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Shah, V., Noel, M., Chambers, C.T., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Process interventions for vaccine injections: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 99-108. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000280

Shah, V., Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Halperin, S.A., Noel, M., Pillai Riddell, R., Chambers, C.T., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Pharmacological and combined interventions to reduce vaccine injection pain in children and adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 38-63. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000281

Taddio, A. & McMurtry, C.M. (2015). Evidence for clinicians: Psychological interventions for needle-related procedural pain and distress in children and adolescents. Paediatrics & Child Health, 20(4), 195-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/20.4.195

Taddio, A., Shah, V., McMurtry, C.M., MacDonald, N., Ipp, M., Pillai Riddell, R., Noel, M., Chambers, C.T. & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Procedural and physical interventions for vaccine injections: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 20-37.  https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000264

Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Shah, V., Pillai Riddell, R., Chambers, C.T., Noel M., & the HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Reducing pain during vaccine injections: Clinical practice guideline (summary). Canadian Medical Association Journal, 187(13), 975-982. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.150391 Article was awarded the 2016 Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) Publication of the Year.

Taddio, A., McMurtry, C.M., Shah, V., Yoon, E., Uleryk, E., Pillai Riddell, R., Lang, E., Chambers, C., Noel, M., MacDonald, N., & HELPinKids&Adults Team (2015). Methodology for knowledge synthesis of the management of vaccination pain and needle fear. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10S), 12-19. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000263

2013

Knoll, A., McMurtry, C.M., & Chambers, C.T. (2013). Pain in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: experience, expression, and assessment. Pediatric Pain Letter, 15, 23-28

2012

Jensen, C.D., Sato, A.F., McMurtry, C.M., Hart, C.N., & Jelalian, E. (2012). School nutrition policy: an evaluation of the Rhode Island Healthier Beverages policy in schools. ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 4, 276-282https://doi.org/10.1177/1941406412458314

^Karazsia, B.T., & McMurtry, C.M. (2012). Graduate admissions in pediatric psychology: the importance of undergraduate training. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37, 127-135. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsr067

^Order of authorship determined alphabetically. 

2011

Buttle, S., McMurtry, C.M., & Marshall, S. (2011). Massage for pain relief in pediatric palliative care: potential benefits and challenges. Pediatric Pain Letter, 13, 24-29.

McMurtry, C.M., Noel, M., Chambers, C.T., & McGrath, P.J. (2011). Children’s fear during procedural pain: preliminary investigation of the Children’s Fear Scale. Health Psychology, 30, 780-788. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024817

2010

*Coates, C., McMurtry, C.M., Lingley-Pottie, P., & McGrath, P.J. (2010). The prevalence of painful incidents in young recreational gymnasts. Pain Research and Management, 15, 179-184. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/617587

McMurtry, C.M., Chambers, C.T., McGrath, P.J., & Asp, E. (2010). When “don’t worry” communicates fear: children’s perceptions of parental reassurance and distraction during a painful pediatric medical procedure.  Pain, 150, 52-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pain.2010.02.021

Noel, M., McMurtry, C.M., Chambers, C.T., & McGrath, P.J. (2010). Children’s memory for painful procedures: The influence of pain intensity, anxiety, and adult behaviours on subsequent recall.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35, 626-36. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsp096

2009

Chambers, C.T., Taddio, A., Uman, L.S., & McMurtry, C.M. (2009). Psychological interventions for reducing pain and distress during routine childhood immunizations: A systematic review. Clinical Therapeutics31(Suppl. B), S77-S103.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinthera.2009.07.023

2007

Kelln, B., & McMurtry, C.M. (2007). STEPS – Structured Tactical Engagement Process: A model for crisis negotiation. Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations, 7, 29-51.  https://doi.org/10.1300/J173v07n02_03

McMurtry, C.M. (2007). Needle and dread – Is it just a little poke? A call for implementation of evidence-based policies for the management of needle pain in clinical settings. Paediatrics & Child Health, 12,101-102. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/12.2.101

McMurtry, C.M., Castral, T.C., & Fernandes, A. (2007). Training health researchers: Challenges, systemic changes, and a model solution. Pediatric Pain Letter, 9, 21-24

McMurtry, C.M., McGrath, P.J., Asp, E., & Chambers, C.T. (2007). Parental reassurance and pediatric procedural pain: A linguistic description. The Journal of Pain, 8, 95-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2006.05.015

Schechter, N.L., Zempsky, W.T., Cohen, L.L., McGrath, P.J., McMurtry, C.M., & Bright, N.S. (2007). Pain reduction during pediatric immunizations: Evidence-based review and recommendations. Pediatrics,19, e1184-e1198. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-1107.

2006

McMurtry, C.M.,McGrath, P.J., & Chambers, C.T. (2006). Reassurance can hurt: Parental behavior and painful medical procedures. The Journal of Pediatrics, 148, 560-561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2005.10.040

2003

Olds, E.S., & McMurtry, C.M. (2003). Search of jumping items: Visual marking and discrete motion. Perception, 32,449-462. https://doi.org/10.1068/p5023

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Book Chapters and Other Publications 

Constantin, K., Taddio, A., Katthail, D., & McMurtry, C.M. (under review). Preventing and treatment of procedural pain. In A. Twycross, J. Stinson, S. Friedrichsdorf, & C. Chambers (Eds.), Managing pain in children: A clinical guide (3rd edition). Wiley: United Kingdom. 

Chorney, J.M., & McMurtry, C.M. (in press). Behavioral measures of pain. In P. McGrath, B. Stevens, S. Walker, & W. Zempsky (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

O’Doherty, K.C., Smith, C., & McMurtry, C.M. (2017). Vaccine hesitancy: Ethical considerations from multiple perspectives. Public health in the age of anxiety: Religious and cultural roots of vaccine hesitancy in Canada (pp. 56-79)Toronto, University of Toronto Press. 

  • The entire book was translated into French in 2019. 

Genik, L.M., Constantin, K., Symons, F., & McMurtry, C.M. (2019). Pain. In J.L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of Intellectual Disabilities: Integrating theory, research, and practice (pp. 1011-1036)New York, NY: Springer. 

Constantin, K.Moline, R.L., & McMurtry, C.M. (2018). The role of non-verbal features of caregiving behaviour. In K. Karos, K. Prkachin, Z. Trost, & T. Vervoort (Eds.), Social and interpersonal dynamics in pain – we do not suffer alone (pp. 295-323)Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78340-6_14

Constantin, K.Moline, R., & McMurtry, C. M. (2018). The role of non-verbal features of caregiving behaviour. In T. Vervoort, K. Prkachin, K. Karos, & Z. Trost (eds.), Social and interpersonal dynamics in pain: We don’t suffer alone. Cham: Springer. 

Lee, S., Genik, L.M.,McMurtry, C.M. (2018). Pain. In J.L. Matson (Ed.), Handbook of Childhood Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities: Assessment (pp. 359-389). New York, NY: Springer. 

McMurtry, C.M. & McGrath, P.J. (2018). Child and adolescent pain. In J. Hunsley & E. J. Mash (Eds.), A guide to assessments that work – 2nd edition (pp. 583-607)New York, Oxford University Press.

McMurtry, C.M. (2014). How do I love thee? Let me count the ways of responding and regulating. Pain. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pain.2014.05.011 Invited commentary. 155, 1421-2.

Chorney, J.M., & McMurtry, C.M. (2013). Behavioral measures of pain. In P. McGrath, B. Stevens, S. Walker, & W. Zempsky (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain (pp. 379-390). Oxford, Oxford University Press. 

McMurtry, C.M. (2013). Pediatric needle procedures: Parent-child interactions, child fear, and evidence-based treatment. Canadian Psychology, 54, 75-79[Invited submission (2012 New Researcher Award)]. 

Bird, L., & McMurtry, C.M. (2012). Invited Editorial: Fear in pediatric acute pain: Role and measurement. Pain Management, 2, 527-529

Chambers, C.T., & McMurtry, C.M. (2011). Psychological recommendations figure prominently in new national guideline on immunization pain management in children. Psynopsis: Canada’s Psychology Magazine, 33 (spring), 26. 

McMurtry, C.M., & Taddio, A. (2011). More than “just a little poke”: Taking the ouch! out of childhood immunizations. Pediatrics for Parents, 27, 27-29

McMurtry, C.M., & Jelalian, E. (2010). Reporting Body Mass Index in the Schools: Are we missing  the mark? CABL: The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter, 26. http://www.rhodeislandhospital.org/child-adolescent-behavior-newsletter/2010/january/Reporting-Body-Mass-Index/

Moon, E.C., McMurtry, C.M., & McGrath, P.J. (2008). Child and adolescent pain. In J. Hunsley & E. J.  Mash (Eds.), A guide to assessments that work (pp. 551-575). New York, Oxford University Press. 

McMurtry, M. (2006). A Report from the International Forum on Pediatric Pain. Check Up: A newsletter for the studies of pain in children with special needs, 7, 2. 

McMurtry, C.M., & Mushquash, C.J. (2006). Invited article: Patrick J. McGrath – 2006 recipient of CPA’s Donald O. Hebb Award for distinguished contributions to psychology as a science. Canadian Clinical Psychologist, 16, 11-12. 

McMurtry, C.M., & Chambers, C.T. (2004). Meeting Report: Second joint scientific meeting of the American Pain Society and the Canadian Pain Society. The International Journal of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, 3, 115-116. 

McGrath, P.J., & McMurtry, M. (2004). Pain in kids: How to deal with pediatric medical procedures. Parkhurst Exchange, 12, 17.