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Wolf Mehling, MD

Title(s)Professor, Family Community Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1545 Divisadero Street
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-353-9506
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    University of California, San FranciscoClinical Research Fellowship
    University of HamburgM.D.1976School of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Measure of Body Awareness
    NIH/NCCIH R21AT004467May 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Mind-Body Therapies to Prevent Chronic Low Back Pain
    NIH/NCCIH K23AT002298Apr 1, 2005 - Jun 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Similarities and Differences in Interoceptive Bodily Awareness Between US-American and Japanese Cultures: A Focus-Group Study in Bicultural Japanese-Americans. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2020 Aug 01. Freedman A, Hu H, Liu ITHC, Stewart AL, Adler S, Mehling WE. PMID: 32740780.
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    2. Students’ response to a Massage & Meditation medical school course elective. MedEdPublish. 2020; (online). Maxwell Binstock, Leora Morinis, Shelley Adler, Wolf E. Mehling.. View Publication.
    3. Exercise treatment effect modifiers in persistent low back pain: an individual participant data meta-analysis of 3514 participants from 27 randomised controlled trials. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Nov 28. Hayden JA, Wilson MN, Stewart S, Cartwright JL, Smith AO, Riley RD, van Tulder M, Bendix T, Cecchi F, Costa LOP, Dufour N, Ferreira ML, Foster NE, Gudavalli MR, Hartvigsen J, Helmhout P, Kool J, Koumantakis GA, Kovacs FM, Kuukkanen T, Long A, Macedo LG, Machado LAC, Maher CG, Mehling W, Morone G, Peterson T, Rasmussen-Barr E, Ryan CG, Sjögren T, Smeets R, Staal JB, Unsgaard-Tøndel M, Wajswelner H, Yeung EW. PMID: 31780447.
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    4. An integrative group movement program for people with dementia and care partners together (Paired PLIÉ): initial process evaluation. Aging Ment Health. 2020 Jun; 24(6):971-977. Casey JJ, Harrison KL, Ventura MI, Mehling W, Barnes DE. PMID: 30744387.
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    5. The Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness, Version 2 (MAIA-2). PLoS One. 2018; 13(12):e0208034. Mehling WE, Acree M, Stewart A, Silas J, Jones A. PMID: 30513087.
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    6. Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness: Psychometric Properties of the Portuguese Version. Percept Mot Skills. 2019 Feb; 126(1):87-105. Machorrinho J, Veiga G, Fernandes J, Mehling W, Marmeleira J. PMID: 30451581.
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    7. Investigating Multidimensional Interoceptive Awareness in a Japanese Population: Validation of the Japanese MAIA-J. Front Psychol. 2018; 9:1855. Shoji M, Mehling WE, Hautzinger M, Herbert BM. PMID: 30349493.
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    8. Postural awareness and its relation to pain: validation of an innovative instrument measuring awareness of body posture in patients with chronic pain. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 04 06; 19(1):109. Cramer H, Mehling WE, Saha FJ, Dobos G, Lauche R. PMID: 29625603.
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    9. Being aware of the painful body: Validation of the German Body Awareness Questionnaire and Body Responsiveness Questionnaire in patients with chronic pain. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0193000. Cramer H, Lauche R, Daubenmier J, Mehling W, Büssing A, Saha FJ, Dobos G, Shields SA. PMID: 29489889.
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    10. Interoception and Mental Health: A Roadmap. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2018 06; 3(6):501-513. Khalsa SS, Adolphs R, Cameron OG, Critchley HD, Davenport PW, Feinstein JS, Feusner JD, Garfinkel SN, Lane RD, Mehling WE, Meuret AE, Nemeroff CB, Oppenheimer S, Petzschner FH, Pollatos O, Rhudy JL, Schramm LP, Simmons WK, Stein MB, Stephan KE, Van den Bergh O, Van Diest I, von Leupoldt A, Paulus MP. PMID: 29884281.
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    11. Veterans Group Exercise: A randomized pilot trial of an Integrative Exercise program for veterans with posttraumatic stress. J Affect Disord. 2018 02; 227:345-352. Goldstein LA, Mehling WE, Metzler TJ, Cohen BE, Barnes DE, Choucroun GJ, Silver A, Talbot LS, Maguen S, Hlavin JA, Chesney MA, Neylan TC. PMID: 29145076.
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    12. A 12-week integrative exercise program improves self-reported mindfulness and interoceptive awareness in war veterans with posttraumatic stress symptoms. J Clin Psychol. 2018 04; 74(4):554-565. Mehling WE, Chesney MA, Metzler TJ, Goldstein LA, Maguen S, Geronimo C, Agcaoili G, Barnes DE, Hlavin JA, Neylan TC. PMID: 29076530.
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    13. Holding the body in mind: Interoceptive awareness, dispositional mindfulness and psychological well-being. J Psychosom Res. 2017 08; 99:13-20. Hanley AW, Mehling WE, Garland EL. PMID: 28712417.
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    14. Translation and Psychometric Testing of the Chinese Version of the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness. J Nurs Res. 2017 Feb; 25(1):76-84. Lin FL, Hsu CC, Mehling W, Yeh ML. PMID: 28072680.
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    15. Editorial: Interoception, Contemplative Practice, and Health. Front Psychol. 2016; 7:1898. Farb N, Mehling WE. PMID: 27990133.
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    16. Differentiating attention styles and regulatory aspects of self-reported interoceptive sensibility. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 11 19; 371(1708). Mehling W. PMID: 28080970.
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    17. Effects of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on Body Awareness in Patients with Chronic Pain and Comorbid Depression. Front Psychol. 2016; 7:967. de Jong M, Lazar SW, Hug K, Mehling WE, Hölzel BK, Sack AT, Peeters F, Ashih H, Mischoulon D, Gard T. PMID: 27445929.
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    18. Training in ChiRunning to reduce blood pressure: a randomized controlled pilot study. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 Oct 15; 15:368. McDermott K, Kumar D, Goldman V, Feng H, Mehling W, Moskowitz JT, Souza RB, Hecht FM. PMID: 26471194.
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    19. Investigating the relationship between interoceptive accuracy, interoceptive awareness, and emotional susceptibility. Front Psychol. 2015; 6:1202. Calì G, Ambrosini E, Picconi L, Mehling WE, Committeri G. PMID: 26379571.
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    20. Low back pain has a poor prognosis for recovery among seniors. Evid Based Med. 2015 Aug; 20(4):147. Mehling WE. PMID: 26135210.
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    21. Interoception, contemplative practice, and health. Front Psychol. 2015; 6:763. Farb N, Daubenmier J, Price CJ, Gard T, Kerr C, Dunn BD, Klein AC, Paulus MP, Mehling WE. PMID: 26106345.
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    22. Clinical decision rule for primary care patient with acute low back pain at risk of developing chronic pain. Spine J. 2015 Jul 01; 15(7):1577-86. Mehling WE, Ebell MH, Avins AL, Hecht FM. PMID: 25771757.
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    23. Can a back pain screening tool help classify patients with acute pain into risk levels for chronic pain? Eur J Pain. 2015 Mar; 19(3):439-46. Mehling WE, Avins AL, Acree MC, Carey TS, Hecht FM. PMID: 25381748.
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    24. Preventing loss of independence through exercise (PLIÉ): a pilot clinical trial in older adults with dementia. PLoS One. 2015; 10(2):e0113367. Barnes DE, Mehling W, Wu E, Beristianos M, Yaffe K, Skultety K, Chesney MA. PMID: 25671576.
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    25. Differential changes in self-reported aspects of interoceptive awareness through 3 months of contemplative training. Front Psychol. 2014; 5:1504. Bornemann B, Herbert BM, Mehling WE, Singer T. PMID: 25610410.
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    26. Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise (PLIÉ): qualitative analysis of a clinical trial in older adults with dementia. Aging Ment Health. 2015; 19(4):353-62. Wu E, Barnes DE, Ackerman SL, Lee J, Chesney M, Mehling WE. PMID: 25022459.
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    27. Self-reported interoceptive awareness in primary care patients with past or current low back pain. J Pain Res. 2013; 6:403-18. Mehling WE, Daubenmier J, Price CJ, Acree M, Bartmess E, Stewart AL. PMID: 23766657.
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    28. Follow your breath: respiratory interoceptive accuracy in experienced meditators. Psychophysiology. 2013 Aug; 50(8):777-89. Daubenmier J, Sze J, Kerr CE, Kemeny ME, Mehling W. PMID: 23692525.
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    29. The Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA). PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e48230. Mehling WE, Price C, Daubenmier JJ, Acree M, Bartmess E, Stewart A. PMID: 23133619.
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    30. The prognosis of acute low back pain in primary care in the United States: a 2-year prospective cohort study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Apr 15; 37(8):678-84. Mehling WE, Gopisetty V, Bartmess E, Acree M, Pressman A, Goldberg H, Hecht FM, Carey T, Avins AL. PMID: 22504516.
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    31. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. PMID: 22474526.
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    32. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. PMID: 22454665.
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    33. Acute low back pain and primary care: how to define recovery and chronification? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Dec 15; 36(26):2316-23. Mehling WE, Gopisetty V, Acree M, Pressman A, Carey T, Goldberg H, Hecht FM, Avins AL. PMID: 21311400.
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    34. Body Awareness: a phenomenological inquiry into the common ground of mind-body therapies. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2011 Apr 07; 6:6. Mehling WE, Wrubel J, Daubenmier JJ, Price CJ, Kerr CE, Silow T, Gopisetty V, Stewart AL. PMID: 21473781.
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    35. Yoga in heart failure patients: a pilot study. J Card Fail. 2010 Sep; 16(9):742-9. Howie-Esquivel J, Lee J, Collier G, Mehling W, Fleischmann K. PMID: 20797598.
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    36. Body awareness: construct and self-report measures. PLoS One. 2009; 4(5):e5614. Mehling WE, Gopisetty V, Daubenmier J, Price CJ, Hecht FM, Stewart A. PMID: 19440300.
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    37. Book chapter in Jacobs B, Gundling K (edits): The ACP Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine, American College of Physicians publications. Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2009. Mehling WE, Ugalde V, Goldberg H.
    38. Alexithymia and 7.5-year incidence of compensated low back pain in 1207 urban public transit operators. J Psychosom Res. 2007 Jun; 62(6):667-74. Mehling WE, Krause N. PMID: 17540224.
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    39. Symptom management with massage and acupuncture in postoperative cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Mar; 33(3):258-66. Mehling WE, Jacobs B, Acree M, Wilson L, Bostrom A, West J, Acquah J, Burns B, Chapman J, Hecht FM. PMID: 17349495.
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    40. Valerian for sleep: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Med. 2006 Dec; 119(12):1005-12. Bent S, Padula A, Moore D, Patterson M, Mehling W. PMID: 17145239.
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    41. Randomized, controlled trial of breath therapy for patients with chronic low-back pain. Altern Ther Health Med. 2005 Jul-Aug; 11(4):44-52. Mehling WE, Hamel KA, Acree M, Byl N, Hecht FM. PMID: 16053121.
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    42. Bias control in trials of bodywork: a review of methodological issues. J Altern Complement Med. 2005 Apr; 11(2):333-42. Mehling WE, DiBlasi Z, Hecht F. PMID: 15865501.
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    43. Are difficulties perceiving and expressing emotions associated with low-back pain? The relationship between lack of emotional awareness (alexithymia) and 12-month prevalence of low-back pain in 1180 urban public transit operators. J Psychosom Res. 2005 Jan; 58(1):73-81. Mehling WE, Krause N. PMID: 15771873.
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    44. Feasibility of conducting a clinical trial on Hatha yoga for chronic low back pain: methodological lessons. Altern Ther Health Med. 2004 Mar-Apr; 10(2):80-3. Jacobs BP, Mehling W, Avins AL, Goldberg HA, Acree M, Lasater JH, Cole RJ, Riley DS, Maurer S. PMID: 15055099.
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    45. The experience of breath as a therapeutic intervention - psychosomatic forms of breath therapy. A descriptive study about the actual situation of breath therapy in Germany, its relation to medicine, and its application in patients with back pain. Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2001 Dec; 8(6):359-67. Mehling WE. PMID: 11799304.
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