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profileJohn Michael Kelley, Ph.D.

TitleLecturer on Medicine, Part-time
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Division of General Medicine CO-1309, Office 202
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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  1. Kuten-Shorrer M, Treister NS, Stock S, Kelley JM, Ji YD, Woo SB, Lerman MA, Palmason S, Sonis ST, Villa A. Topical Clonazepam Solution for the Management of Burning Mouth Syndrome: A Retrospective Study. J Oral Facial Pain Headache. 2017 Summer; 31(3):257-263. PMID: 28738111.
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  2. Ballou S, Kaptchuk TJ, Hirsch W, Nee J, Iturrino J, Hall KT, Kelley JM, Cheng V, Kirsch I, Jacobson E, Conboy L, Lembo A, Davis RB. Open-label versus double-blind placebo treatment in irritable bowel syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 May 25; 18(1):234. PMID: 28545508.
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  3. Kraft-Todd GT, Reinero DA, Kelley JM, Heberlein AS, Baer L, Riess H. Empathic nonverbal behavior increases ratings of both warmth and competence in a medical context. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177758. PMID: 28505180.
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  4. Kuten-Shorrer M, Treister NS, Stock S, Kelley JM, Ji YD, Woo SB, Lerman MA, Palmason S, Sonis ST, Villa A. Safety and tolerability of topical clonazepam solution for management of oral dysesthesia. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2017 Aug; 124(2):146-151. PMID: 28606830.
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  5. Charlesworth JEG, Petkovic G, Kelley JM, Hunter M, Onakpoya I, Roberts N, Miller FG, Howick J. Effects of placebos without deception compared with no treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Evid Based Med. 2017 May; 10(2):97-107. PMID: 28452193.
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  6. Blease CR, Lilienfeld SO, Kelley JM. Evidence-Based Practice and Psychological Treatments: The Imperatives of Informed Consent. Front Psychol. 2016; 7:1170. PMID: 27559322; PMCID: PMC4979245.
  7. Espay AJ, Dwivedi A, Lang AE, Linke MJ, Szaflarski JP. Author response. Neurology. 2015 Aug 25; 85(8):742-3. PMID: 26304681.
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  8. Kelley JM. Placebo effect of medication cost in Parkinson disease: a randomized double-blind study. Neurology. 2015 Aug 25; 85(8):742-3. PMID: 26528522.
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  9. Hall KT, Tolkin BR, Chinn GM, Kirsch I, Kelley JM, Lembo AJ, Kaptchuk TJ, Kokkotou E, Davis RB, Conboy LA. Conscientiousness is modified by genetic variation in catechol-O-methyltransferase to reduce symptom complaints in IBS patients. Brain Behav. 2015 Jan; 5(1):39-44. PMID: 25722948; PMCID: PMC4321393.
  10. Krummenacher P, Kossowsky J, Schwarz C, Brugger P, Kelley JM, Meyer A, Gaab J. Expectancy-induced placebo analgesia in children and the role of magical thinking. J Pain. 2014 Dec; 15(12):1282-93. PMID: 25261340.
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  11. Kelley JM, Kraft-Todd G, Schapira L, Kossowsky J, Riess H. The influence of the patient-clinician relationship on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94207. PMID: 24718585; PMCID: PMC3981763.
  12. Kam-Hansen S, Jakubowski M, Kelley JM, Kirsch I, Hoaglin DC, Kaptchuk TJ, Burstein R. Altered placebo and drug labeling changes the outcome of episodic migraine attacks. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jan 08; 6(218):218ra5. PMID: 24401940; PMCID: PMC4005597.
  13. Kelley JM, Malouf RA. Blind dates and mate preferences: an analysis of newspaper matchmaking columns. Evol Psychol. 2013 Jan 02; 11(1):1-8. PMID: 23282582.
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  14. Hall KT, Lembo AJ, Kirsch I, Ziogas DC, Douaiher J, Jensen KB, Conboy LA, Kelley JM, Kokkotou E, Kaptchuk TJ. Catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met polymorphism predicts placebo effect in irritable bowel syndrome. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e48135. PMID: 23110189; PMCID: PMC3479140.
  15. Kelley JM, Kaptchuk TJ, Cusin C, Lipkin S, Fava M. Open-label placebo for major depressive disorder: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Psychother Psychosom. 2012; 81(5):312-4. PMID: 22854752; PMCID: PMC3813004.
  16. Riess H, Kelley JM, Bailey RW, Dunn EJ, Phillips M. Empathy training for resident physicians: a randomized controlled trial of a neuroscience-informed curriculum. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10):1280-6. PMID: 22549298; PMCID: PMC3445669.
  17. Wechsler, ME Kelley, JM Kaptchuk, TJ. New England Journal of Medicine. Placebo and other interventions in asthma. 2012; 365(15):1446-1448.
  18. Wechsler ME, Kelley JM, Boyd IO, Dutile S, Marigowda G, Kirsch I, Israel E, Kaptchuk TJ. Active albuterol or placebo, sham acupuncture, or no intervention in asthma. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jul 14; 365(2):119-26. PMID: 21751905; PMCID: PMC3154208.
  19. Kerr CE, Shaw JR, Conboy LA, Kelley JM, Jacobson E, Kaptchuk TJ. Placebo acupuncture as a form of ritual touch healing: a neurophenomenological model. Conscious Cogn. 2011 Sep; 20(3):784-91. PMID: 21397519; PMCID: PMC3140594.
  20. Riess H, Kelley JM, Bailey R, Konowitz PM, Gray ST. Improving empathy and relational skills in otolaryngology residents: a pilot study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jan; 144(1):120-2. PMID: 21493400.
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  21. Kaptchuk TJ, Friedlander E, Kelley JM, Sanchez MN, Kokkotou E, Singer JP, Kowalczykowski M, Miller FG, Kirsch I, Lembo AJ. Placebos without deception: a randomized controlled trial in irritable bowel syndrome. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22; 5(12):e15591. PMID: 21203519; PMCID: PMC3008733.
  22. Lable I, Kelley JM, Ackerman J, Levy R, Waldron S, Ablon JS. The role of the couch in psychoanalysis: proposed research designs and some preliminary data. J Am Psychoanal Assoc. 2010 Oct; 58(5):861-87. PMID: 21300629.
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  23. Dahlin CM, Kelley JM, Jackson VA, Temel JS. Early palliative care for lung cancer: improving quality of life and increasing survival. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2010 Sep; 16(9):420-3. PMID: 20871495.
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  24. Kelley JM, Kaptchuk TJ. Group analysis versus individual response: the inferential limits of randomized controlled trials. Contemp Clin Trials. 2010 Sep; 31(5):423-8. PMID: 20624483; PMCID: PMC2953542.
  25. Cremonini F, Ziogas DC, Chang HY, Kokkotou E, Kelley JM, Conboy L, Kaptchuk TJ, Lembo AJ. Meta-analysis: the effects of placebo treatment on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Jul; 32(1):29-42. PMID: 20353496; PMCID: PMC3150180.
  26. Dolinsky, B., & Kelley, J. M. Teaching of Psychology. For better or for worse: Using an objective program assessment measure to enhance an undergraduate psychology program. 2010; 37(4):1-5.
  27. Kelley, J. M. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Authors’ reply. 2010; 15(2):151.
  28. Kokkotou E, Conboy LA, Ziogas DC, Quilty MT, Kelley JM, Davis RB, Lembo AJ, Kaptchuk TJ. Serum correlates of the placebo effect in irritable bowel syndrome. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010 Mar; 22(3):285-e81. PMID: 20028464; PMCID: PMC2852478.
  29. Conboy LA, Macklin E, Kelley J, Kokkotou E, Lembo A, Kaptchuk T. Which patients improve: characteristics increasing sensitivity to a supportive patient-practitioner relationship. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Feb; 70(3):479-84. PMID: 19900742; PMCID: PMC2814899.
  30. Kaptchuk TJ, Shaw J, Kerr CE, Conboy LA, Kelley JM, Csordas TJ, Lembo AJ, Jacobson EE. "Maybe I made up the whole thing": placebos and patients' experiences in a randomized controlled trial. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2009 Sep; 33(3):382-411. PMID: 19597976; PMCID: PMC2716443.
  31. Kelley JM, Lembo AJ, Ablon JS, Villanueva JJ, Conboy LA, Levy R, Marci CD, Kerr CE, Kirsch I, Jacobson EE, Riess H, Kaptchuk TJ. Patient and practitioner influences on the placebo effect in irritable bowel syndrome. Psychosom Med. 2009 Sep; 71(7):789-97. PMID: 19661195; PMCID: PMC2818141.
  32. Lembo AJ, Conboy L, Kelley JM, Schnyer RS, McManus CA, Quilty MT, Kerr CE, Drossman D, Jacobson EE, Davis RB. A treatment trial of acupuncture in IBS patients. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jun; 104(6):1489-97. PMID: 19455132; PMCID: PMC2694961.
  33. Kelley JM, Boulos PR, Rubin PA, Kaptchuk TJ. Mirror, mirror on the wall: placebo effects that exist only in the eye of the beholder. J Eval Clin Pract. 2009 Apr; 15(2):292-8. PMID: 19335487.
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  34. Passos MC, Lembo AJ, Conboy LA, Kaptchuk TJ, Kelly JM, Quilty MT, Kerr CE, Jacobson EE, Hu R, Friedlander E, Drossman DA. Adequate relief in a treatment trial with IBS patients: a prospective assessment. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):912-9. PMID: 19293784; PMCID: PMC2707022.
  35. Boulos PR, Kelley JM, Falcão MF, Tremblay JF, Davis RB, Hatton MP, Rubin PA. In the eye of the beholder--skin rejuvenation using a light-emitting diode photomodulation device. Dermatol Surg. 2009 Feb; 35(2):229-39. PMID: 19215260.
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  36. Kelley JM. The relation between motivational concordance and response expectancy. J Psychosom Res. 2008 Nov; 65(5):415-6. PMID: 18940370.
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  37. Kerr CE, Shaw JR, Wasserman RH, Chen VW, Kanojia A, Bayer T, Kelley JM. Tactile acuity in experienced Tai Chi practitioners: evidence for use dependent plasticity as an effect of sensory-attentional training. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Jun; 188(2):317-22. PMID: 18512052; PMCID: PMC2795804.
  38. Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Conboy LA, Davis RB, Kerr CE, Jacobson EE, Kirsch I, Schyner RN, Nam BH, Nguyen LT, Park M, Rivers AL, McManus C, Kokkotou E, Drossman DA, Goldman P, Lembo AJ. Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. BMJ. 2008 May 03; 336(7651):999-1003. PMID: 18390493; PMCID: PMC2364862.
  39. Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Deykin A, Wayne PM, Lasagna LC, Epstein IO, Kirsch I, Wechsler ME. Do "placebo responders" exist? Contemp Clin Trials. 2008 Jul; 29(4):587-95. PMID: 18378192.
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  40. Kelley, JM. The perils of p-values: Why tests of statistical significance impede the progress of research. J. S. Ablon & R. Levy (Eds.), Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice. 2008; 367-378.
  41. Hatton MP, Kelley JM, Rubin PA. Symmetry in healing after bilateral eyelid surgery. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jul-Aug; 22(4):266-8. PMID: 16855497.
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  42. Kelley, J. M. Practical Reviews in Psychiatry. What does statistical significance really mean?. 2004; 28.
  43. Kelley, J.M. Practical Reviews in Psychiatry. A Dialectical Approach to the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. 2002; 26.
  44. Blais MA, Kelley JM, Holdwick DJ, Hilsenroth MJ. The perceived clarity and understandability of the DSM-IV personality disorder criteria sets. Compr Psychiatry. 2001 Nov-Dec; 42(6):466-70. PMID: 11704937.
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  45. Luu, P., Kelley, J. M., & Levitin, D. J. Finding Consciousness in the Brain: A Neurocognitive Approach, P.G. Grossenbacher (Ed.). Consciousness: A preparatory and comparative process. 2001.
  46. Wolfe, J Brown, P Kelley, JM. Reassessing war stress: Exposure and the Persian Gulf. Journal of Social Issues. 1993; 49(4):15-31.
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