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Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology

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Kristen Elizabeth Jastrowski Mano

Title: Asst Professor
Office: 5130D EDWARDS 1 Edwards Center
Tel: 513-556-5410
Email: kristen.jastrowskimano@uc.edu
Web: http://homepages.uc.edu/~manokn/

Kristen Jastrowski Mano examines the cognitive and emotional mechanisms associated with the development and maintenance of pediatric chronic pain.  Current research projects are focused on anxiety and school avoidance in the context of pediatric chronic pain. She is also interested in the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions for pediatric chronic health conditions. Her teaching interests include health psychology, child psychopathology, and measurement.  

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Attentional Bias to School-Related Threat in Pediatric Chronic Pain, University Research Council Faculty Research Grant. 12,000. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Attentional bias towards school-related threat in pediatric chronic pain, CCTST. 20,000. Status: Pending.
  • (PI), Jastrowski Mano, Kristen, Attentional Bias to School-Related Threat in Pediatric Chronic Pain, UC. (URC Faculty Awards AY2014-15), $12,000.00. 05/01/2015 to 04/30/2016. Status: Active.
  • (Principal Investigator), Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Attentional bias to school threat in pediatric chronic pain: A pilot study using eye tracking data., University of Cincinnati LEAF. $1650.00. 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2016. Status: Active.
  • (Principal Investigator), Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Quantitative sensory testing of pressure pain threshold and anxiety in adolescents with and without juvenile fibromyalgia. , University of Cincinnati Faculty Development Fund. $2314.70. 05-2015 to 05-2015. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Coghill, Robert; Jastrowski Mano, Kristen; King, Christopher; Richardson, Michael, EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING IN THE FACE OF PAIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY IN PEDIATRIC CHRONIC PAIN , UC's University Research Council. (URC Interdisciplinary Award AY2015-16), $25,000.00. 05/01/2016 to 04/30/2017. Status: Active.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • *Evans, J.R., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Guite, J.W., Weisman, S.J., & Hainsworth, K.R. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire: New insights on the measurement of readiness to change in adolescents, mothers and fathers. Journal of Pain, 16, 645-656.
  • Tran, S.T., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Hainsworth, K.R., Medrano, G.R., Anderson Khan, K., Weisman, S.J., & Davies, W.H. (2015). Distinct influences of anxiety and pain catastrophizing on functional outcomes in children and adolescents with chronic pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40, 744-755.
  • Jastrowski Mano, K.E., *Bergmann, K., *Corvan, J, Weisman, S.J., Davies, W.H., & Hainsworth, K.R. (2015).  Does obesity among youth with chronic pain affect the way parents perceive their children's pain? Advances in Pediatric Research, 2:20. doi:10.12715/apr.2015.2.20
  • Anderson Khan, K.J., Tran, S.T., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., & Hainsworth, K.R. (2015). Predicting multiple facets of school functioning in pediatric chronic pain: Examining the direct impact of anxiety.  Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(10) 867-875.
  • *Quach, D., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., & Alexander, K. (2015). [epub ahead of print]. A randomized controlled trial examining the effect of mindfulness meditation on working memory capacity in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health. doi:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.09.024
  • Stoner, A.M., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Weisman, S.J., & Hainsworth, K.R  (under review).  Impact of obesity on improvements in functional disability over time in a pediatric chronic pain population.
  • Tran, S. T., Jastrowski Mano, K. E., Anderson Khan, K., Davies, W. H. & Hainsworth, K. R. (in press). Patterns of anxiety symptoms in pediatric chronic pain as reported by youth, mothers, and fathers. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.
  • *Evans, J. R., & Jastrowski Mano, K.E. (2014). The effect of parent anxiety on treatment acceptability and retention of diagnostic feedback. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disorders, 29 (3) 1-12.
  • King, C., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Barnett, K., Pfeiffer, M., Ting, T. V., & Kashikar-Zuck, S. (under review). Quantitative sensory testing of pressure pain threshold and anxiety in adolescents with and without juvenile fibromyalgia.
  • Cunningham, N.R., Jagpal, A., Nelson, S., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Tran, S.T., Lynch-Jordan, A., Hainsworth, K., Kashikar-Zuck, S. (under review). Clinical reference points for the Screen for Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders among a multicenter sample of youth with chronic pain.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Jastrowski Mano, K.E. (05-2015). Quantitative sensory testing of pressure pain threshold and anxiety in adolescents with and without juvenile fibromyalgia. International Symposium of Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA.

Poster Presentations

  • Tran, S.T., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Barnett, K., Strotman, D., Pfeiffer, M., Ting, T.V., & Kashikar-Zuck, S. (05-2015). Quantitative Sensory Testing of Pressure Pain Threshold and Anxiety in Adolescents with and without Juvenile Fibromyalgia International Association for the Study of Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA.
  • Stoner, A., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Defender, E., Davies, W.H., Herzig, P., Santos, M., Weisman, S., & Hainsworth, K. (05-2015). Longitudinal analysis of weight-based differences in daily functioning in a pediatric chronic pain population International Association for the Study of Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA.
  • Rudman, K., Defenderfer, E., Santos, M., Simpson, P., Brimeyer, C., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Weisman, S., & Hainsworth, K. (05-2015). Parents of youth with chronic pain: Does their child’s co-morbid obesity further exacerbate their own health-related quality of life? International Association for the Study of Pediatric Pain, Seattle, WA.
  • Quach, D., & Jastrowski Mano, K.E. (04-2015). Does Home Practice Compliance Make a Difference in the Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Adolescents? National Conference on Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Stoner, A., Anderson Khan, K.J., Brimeyer, C., Ladwig, R., Jastrowski Mano, K.E., Davies, W.H., Weisman, S.J., & Hainsworth, K.R. (04-2015). Weight-based differences in school functioning in a pediatric chronic pain population National Conference on Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Colloquia

  • Jastrowski Mano, K.E. (11/19/2014). Comorbidity of pediatric chronic pain and anxiety: Implications for functional disability and treatment. Clinical Psychology Colloquium Series.

Honors & Awards

  • Society of Pediatric Psychology Pain Special Interest Group (SIG) Poster Award, 04-2015.
  • President’s Award for Trainee Research, ISPP Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood , 05-2015.

Experience & Service

Service

  • Society for Pediatric Psychology
  • Review Board/Panel, Society for Pediatric Psychology
  • Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Journal of Pediatric Psychology
  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
  • Member, Honors and Awards Committee, 09-2014
  • Member, Travel Committee, 09-2014
  • Member, Graduate Admissions Committee, 09-2014
  • 11-2014
  • Reviewer, University Research Council graduate student research fellowships

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • Member, Division 54 (Society for Pediatric Psychology),
  • Member, IASP (Internation Association for the Study of Pain),

Courses Taught

  • -PSYC-9072 SP TOPICS CHILD
    Level: Graduate

  • -PSYC-3011 HEALTH PSYCH
    Level: Undergraduate