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Aitken, R. C. B. Measurement of feelings using visual analogue systems. Royal Society of Medicine Proceedings, 1969, 62, 989-993.

Beck, N. C; Siegel, L. J., Davidson, N. P, Kormeier, S., Breitenstein, A., & Hall, D. G. The prediction of pregnancy outcome: Maternal preparation, anxiety and attitudinal sets. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1980,24, 343-351.

Bergstrom-Walan, M. Efficacy of education for childbirth. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1963, 7, 131-146.

Bobey, M., & Davidson, P. Psychological factors affecting pain tolerance. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1970,14, 371-376.

Bond, M. R. Personality studies in patients with pain secondary to organic disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1973,17, 257-263.

Brown, B. A., Fader, K., & Barber, T. X. Responsiveness to pain: Stimulus specificity versus generality. Psychological Record, 1973,23,1-7.

Chaves, J. F., & Barber, T. X. Cognitive Strategies, experimenter modeling and expectation in the attenuation of pain. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1974, 83, 356-363.

Cogan, R., Henneborn, W., & Klopfer, F. Predictors of pain during prepared childbirth. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1976,20, 523-533.

Craig, K. D., & Best, J. A. Perceived control over pain. Individual differences and situational determinants. Pain, 1977,3,127-135.

Davenport-Slack, B., & Boylan, C. H. Psychological correlates of childbirth pain. Psychosomatic Medicine, 1974,36, 215-223.

Eysenck, S. B. G. Personality and pain assessment in childbirth of married and unmarried mothers. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1961,107, 417-430.

Grimm, H., & Kanfer, F. Tolerance of aversive stimulation. Behaviour Therapy, 1976, 7, 593-601.

Haslam, D. Field dependence in relation to pain threshold. British Journal of Psychology, 1972, 63, 85-87.

Huttel, F. A., Mitchell, I., Fischer, W. M., & Meyer, A. A quantitative evaluation of psychoprophylaxis in childbirth. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1972,16, 81-92.

Javert, C. T., & Hardy, J. D. Influence of analgesics on pain intensity during labour. Anesthesiology, 1951,12,189-215.

Kanfer, F., & Seidner, M. Self control: Factors enhancing tolerance of noxious stimulation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1973,25, 381-389.

Klusman, F. Reduction of pain in childbirth by the alleviation of anxiety during pregnancy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1975,43, 162-165.

Knox, U. J. Cognitive strategies for coping with pain: Ignoring vs. acknowledging (Doctoral dissertation, 1973). Dissertation Abstracts International, 1973,34, 2308 (5-B).

Lester, B. M., Emory, E. K., & Hoffman, S. L. A multivariate study of the effects of highrisk factors on performance on the Brazelton Neonatal Assessment scale. Child Development, 1976,47, 515-517.

Levendusky, P., & Pankratz, L. case report and comments: Self control techniques as an alternative to pain medication. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1975,84,165-168.

Liebeskind, J. C, & Paul, L. A. Psychological and physiological mechanisms of pain. Annual Review of Psychology, 1977,28, 41-60.

Lynn, R., & Eysenck, H. J. Tolerance for pain, extraversion and neuroticism. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1961,12, 161-162.

Melzack, R. The McGill Pain Questionnaire: Major Properties and Scoring Methods, Pain, 1975,2,277-299.

Mersky, H. The characteristics of persistant pain in psychological illness. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1965, 9, 291-298.

Mersky, H. Personality traits of psychiatric patients with pain. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1972,16, 163-166.

Nettlebladt, P., Fagerstrom, C. F., & Uddenberg, N. The significance of reported childbirth pain. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1976,20, 215-221.

Norr, K. I., Block, C. R., Charles, A., Meyering, S., & Meyers, E. Explaining pain and enjoyment in childbirth. Journal of Health and Social Behaviour, 1977,18, 260-275.

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Schalling, D. Tolerance for experimentally induced pain as related to personality. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 1971,12, 271-281.

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Scott-Palmer, J., & Skevington, S. M. Pain during childbirth and menstruation: A study of locus of control. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1981,25, 151-155.

Standley, K., Soule, A. B., Copans, S. A., & Duchowny, M. S. Local-regional anesthesia during childbirth: Effect on newborn behaviours. Science, 1974,186, 634-635.

Staub, E., & Kellett, D. Increasing pain tolerance by information about aversive stimuli. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1972,22, 198-203.

Stevens, R. J., & Heide, F. Analgesic characteristics of prepared childbirth techniques: Attention focusing and systematic relaxation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1977,22,429-438.

Tursky, S. Physical, physiological and psychological factors that affect pain reaction to electric shock. Psychophysiology, 1974,11, 95-112.

Weisenberg, M. Pain and pain control. Psychological Bulletin, 1977. 84, 1008-1044.

Winsberg, B., & Greenlick, M. Pain response in negro and white obstetrical patients. Journal of Health and Social Behaviour. 1967, 8, 222-228.

Zuckerman, M., Nurnberg, J. I., Gardiner, S. H., Vandiverr, J. M., Barrett, B. H., & Breeijen, A. D. Psychological correlates of somatic complaints in pregnancy and difficulty in childbirth. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 1963,27, 324-329.

Helene Wallach, M.A.

Ontario Correctional Institute

JOURNAL OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH publishes research and clinical articles from the cutting edge of the science of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. The journal, published quarterly since 1986, is dedicated to the in-depth exploration human reproduction and pregnancy and the mental and emotional development of the unborn and newborn child.

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