Nees F, Ruttorf M, Fuchs X, Rance M, Beyer N. (2020). Brain-behaviour correlates of habitual motivation in chronic back pain. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 11090. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-67386-8.

Finnern M, Kleinböhl D, Flor H, Benrath, J & Hölzl R (in press). Differential sensory and clinical phenotypes of patients with chronic widespread and regional musculoskeletal pain. Pain.

Davis KD, Flor H, Greely HAT, Iannetti GD, Mackey S, Ploner M, Pustilnik A, Tracey I, Treede RD, Wager TD. Brain imaging tests for chronic pain: medical, legal and ethical issues and recommendations. Nat Rev Neurosci 2017; 13:624-38. (project-related)

Flor H. Pain has an element of blank-a biobehavioral approach to chronicity.Pain2017;158:S92-S96. (project-related)

Flor H. Psychological pain interventions and neurophysiology: implications for a mechanism-based approach.Am Psychol 2014; 69:188-96. (project-related)

Klinger R, Kothe R, Schmitz J, Kamping S,Flor H. Placebo effects of a sham opioid solution: a randomized controlled study in patients with chronic low back pain. Pain 2017; 158:1893-1902. (project-related)

Kuner R, Flor H. Structural plasticity and reorganisation in chronic pain. Nat Rev Neurosci 2016;18:20-30. (B03 project-specific, with Kuner, ↔ B01)

Nees F, Becker S, Millenet S, Banaschewski T, Poustka L, Bokde AU, Bromberg U, BüchelC, Conrod PJ, Desrivières S, Frouin V, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Martinot J-L, Papadopoulos-Orfanos D, Paus T, Smolka M, Walter H, Whelan R, Schumann G, Flor H, the IMAGEN consortium. Brain substrates of reward processing and the μ-opioid receptor: a pathway into pain? Pain2017;158:212-9(project-related)

Nees F, Löffler M, Usai K, Flor H. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis feedback sensitivity in different states of back pain. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2019; 101:60-6. (B03 project-specific)

Nees F, Usai K, Löffler M, Flor H. The evaluation and brain representation of pleasant touch in chronic and subacute back pain. Neurobiology of Pain 2019; 5:100025.(B03 project-specific)

Rance M, Ruttorf M, Nees F, Schad LR, Flor H. Real-time fMRI feedback of the anterior cingulate and posterior insula cortex in the processing of pain. Hum Brain Mapp 2014;35:5784-98. (project-related)

 Tan LL, Pelzer P, Heinl C, Tang W, Gangadharan VFlor HSprengel R,Kuner T,Kuner R. A pathway from midcingulate cortex to posterior insula gates nociceptive hypersensitivity. Nature Neuroscience 2017; 20:1591-1601. (B03 project-related, with R.Kuner, ↔B01T. Kuner, ↔B08; Gangadharan,↔A03; Sprengel, ↔A05)



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