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Steven J. Linton

Title: Professor School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work

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Steven J. Linton

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About Steven J. Linton

Steven J. Linton is professor of Clinical Psychology and the director of the Center for Health and Medical Psychology (CHAMP). He is also active in teaching in the clinical and doctoral programs.

During the fall term of 2016 he is at the National University of Singapore where he has a STINT Teaching Sabbatical.

Current research interests are:

  • Early identification and treatment of back pain
  • Mechanisms driving pain chronicity
  • Early interventions to enhance good sleeping patterns in youth
  • The role of context in chronic pain
  • Treating comorbid chronic pain and depression
  • Pain associated with sex
  • communication between health providers and patients

Research Projects

Publications

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Articles in journals

Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Ekdahl, J. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2018). Avoiding or enduring painful sex?: A prospective study of coping and psychosexual function in vulvovaginal pain. European Journal of Pain, 22 (8), 1388-1398.
Edebol-Carlman, H. , Schrooten, M. G. S. , Ljóttson, B. , Boersma, K. , Linton, S. J. & Brummer, R. J. (2018). Cognitive behavioral therapy for irritable bowel syndrome: the effects on state and trait anxiety and the autonomic nervous system during induced rectal distensions - An uncontrolled trial. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 18, 81-91.
Mazzer, K. , Bauducco, S. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2018). Longitudinal associations between time spent using technology and sleep duration among adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 66, 112-119.
Coenen, P. , Smith, A. , Kent, P. , Harris, M. , Linton, S. J. , Pransky, G. , Beales, D. , O'Sullivan, P. & et al. (2018). The association of adolescent spinal-pain-related absenteeism with early adulthood work absenteeism: A six-year follow-up data from a population-based cohort. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 44 (5), 521-529.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. & Vlaeyen, J. W. S. (2018). Understanding the Etiology of Chronic Pain From a Psychological Perspective. Physical Therapy, 98 (5), 315-324.
Ekdahl, J. , Flink, I. , Engman, L. & Linton, S. J. (2018). Vulvovaginal pain from a fear-avoidance perspective: a prospective study among female university students in Sweden. International Journal of Sexual Health, 30 (1), 49-59.
Sundermann, O. , Rydberg, K. , Linder, L. & Linton, S. J. (2018). "When I feel the worst pain, I look like shit" - body image concerns in persistent pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 18 (3), 379-388.
Ruokolainen, O. , Auvinen, J. , Linton, S. J. , Herrala, S. , Eskola, P. , Paananen, M. , Korpelainen, R. & Karppinen, J. (2018). ÖMPSQ-short score and determinants of chronic pain: cross-sectional results from a middle-aged birth cohort. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 54 (1), 34-40.
Schrooten, M. G. S. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Changing pain expectations: the role of social context and communication. Pain, 158 (7), 1185-1186.
Flink, I. , Klein Strandberg, E. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Context sensitive regulation of pain and emotion: Development and initial validation of a scale for context insensitive avoidance. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17, 220-225.
Flink, I. K. , Engman, L. , Ter Kuile, M. M. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Coping with pain in intimate situations: Applying the avoidance-endurance model to women with vulvovaginal pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17 (October 2017), 302-308.
Carstens, J. K. P. , Boersma, K. , Schrooten, M. G. S. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Effects of validating communication on recall during a pain-task in healthy participants. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17, 118-125.
Young, A. E. , Viikari-Juntura, E. , Boot, C. R. L. , Chan, C. , Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, D. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Erratum to: Workplace Outcomes in Work-Disability Prevention Research: A Review with Recommendations for Future Research (J Occup Rehabil, (2016), 26, (434–447), 10.1007/s10926-016-9675-9). Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 27 (2), 306-306.
Edebol-Carlman, H. , Ljotsson, B. , Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. , Schrooten, M. , Repsilber, D. & Brummer, R. J. (2017). Face-to-Face Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Effects on Gastrointestinal and Psychiatric Symptoms. Gastroenterology Research and Practice.
Peters, M. L. , Smeets, E. , Feijge, M. , van Breukelen, G. , Andersson, G. , Buhrman, M. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Happy Despite Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an 8-week Internet-delivered Positive Psychology Intervention for Enhancing Well-being in Patients with Chronic Pain. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 33 (11), 962-975.
Edlund, S. , Wurm, M. , Holländare, F. , Linton, S. J. , Fruzzetti, A. E. & Tillfors, M. (2017). Pain patients´ experiences of validation and invalidation from physicians before and after multimodal pain rehabilitation: Associations with pain, negative affectivity and treatment outcome. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17, 77-86.
Flink, I. K. , Engman, L. , Thomten, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). The role of catastrophizing in vulvovaginal pain: Impact on pain and partner responses over time. Journal of applied biobehavioral research, 22 (1).
Besen, E. , Gaines, B. , Linton, S. J. & Shaw, W. S. (2017). The role of pain catastrophizing as a mediator in the work disability process following acute low back pain. Journal of applied biobehavioral research, 22 (1).
Beales, D. , Kyaw-Myint, S. , Smith, A. , O'Sullivan, P. , Pransky, G. , Linton, S. , Job, J. & Straker, L. (2017). Work Productivity Loss in Young Workers Is Substantial and Is Associated With Spinal Pain and Mental Ill-health Conditions. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 59 (3), 237-245.
Ruokolainen, O. , Haapea, M. , Linton, S. , Korniloff, K. , Hakkinen, A. , Paananen, M. & Karppinen, J. (2016). Construct validity and reliability of Finnish version of Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 13, 148-153.
Shaw, W. S. , Main, C. J. , Pransky, G. , Nicholas, M. K. , Anema, J. R. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Employer Policies and Practices to Manage and Prevent Disability: Foreword to the Special Issue. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 26 (4), 394-398.
Boersma, K. , Ljótsson, B. , Edebol-Carlman, H. , Schrooten, M. , Linton, S. J. & Brummer, R. J. (2016). Exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy for irritable bowel syndrome: A single-case experimental design across 13 subjects. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 45 (6), 415-430.
Shaw, W. S. , Hartvigsen, J. , Woiszwillo, M. J. , Linton, S. J. & Reme, S. E. (2016). Psychological Distress in Acute Low Back Pain: A Review of Measurement Scales and Levels of Distress Reported in the First 2 Months After Pain Onset. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97 (9), 1573-1587.
Hysing, M. , Harvey, A. G. , Linton, S. J. , Askeland, K. G. & Sivertsen, B. (2016). Sleep and academic performance in later adolescence: results from a large population-based study. Journal of Sleep Research, 25 (3), 318-324.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. (2016). Sleep duration and patterns in adolescents: Correlates and the role of daily stressors. Sleep Health, 2 (3), 211-218.
Vlaeyen, J. , Crombez, G. & Linton, S. J. (2016). The fear-avoidance model of pain. Pain, 157 (8), 1588-1589.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. J. (2016). The role of emotion dysregulation in insomnia: Longitudinal findings from a large community sample. British Journal of Health Psychology, 21 (1), 93-113.
Johansson, M. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. J. (2016). The role of psychiatric and somatic conditions in incidence and persistence of insomnia: A longitudinal, community study. Sleep Health, 2 (3), 229-238.
Holm, S. , Ljungman, G. , Åsenlöf, P. , Linton, S. J. & Söderlund, A. (2016). Treating youth in pain: Comparing tailored behavioural medicine treatment provided by physical therapists in primary care with physical exercises. European Journal of Pain, 20 (4), 626-638.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Schrooten, M. G. S. & Wiksell, R. (2016). Understanding Co-occurring Emotion and Pain: The Role of Context Sensitivity from a Transdiagnostic Perspective. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 46 (3), 129-137.
Young, A. E. , Viikari-Juntura, E. , Boot, C. R. L. , Chan, C. , de Porras, D. G. R. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Workplace Outcomes in Work-Disability Prevention Research: A Review with Recommendations for Future Research. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 26 (4), 434-447.
Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. , Engman, L. , Hedström, S. & Linton, S. J. (2015). Coping with painful sex: Development and initial validation of the CHAMP Sexual Pain Coping Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 9, 74-80.
Edlund, S. M. , Carlsson, M. L. , Linton, S. J. , Fruzzetti, A. E. & Tillfors, M. (2015). I see you're in pain: the effects of partner validation on emotions in people with chronic pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 6, 16-21.
Linton, S. J. , Kecklund, G. , Franklin, K. A. , Leissner, L. C. , Sivertsen, B. , Lindberg, E. , Svensson, A. C. , Hansson, S. O. & et al. (2015). The effect of the work environment on future sleep disturbances: a systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 23 (Oktober), 10-19.
Bauducco, S. V. , Tillfors, M. , Özdemir, M. , Flink, I. K. & Linton, S. J. (2015). Too tired for school?: the effects of insomnia on absenteeism in adolescence. Sleep Health, 1 (3), 205-210.
Linton, S. J. , Schrooten, M. , Lind, M. & Flink, I. K. (2015). Understanding co-occurring pain and emotion: a transdiagnostic approach to treatment. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 84, 45-46.
Bergbom, S. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2015). When matching fails: understanding the process of matching pain-disability treatment to risk profile. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 25 (3), 518-526.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Changes in catastrophizing and depressed mood during and after early cognitive behaviorally oriented interventions for pain. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43 (4), 332-341.
Norell-Clarke, A. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Tillfors, M. , Harvey, A. G. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Cognitive processes and their association with persistence and remission of insomnia: Findings from a longitudinal study in the general population. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 54, 38-48.
Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Early psychologically informed interventions for workers at risk for pain-related disability: does matching treatment to profile improve outcome?. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 24 (3), 446-457.
Thomtén, J. , Lundahl, R. , Stigenberg, K. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Fear avoidance and pain catastrophizing among women with sexual pain. Women's health, 10 (6), 571-581.
Arnberg, F. K. , Linton, S. J. , Hultcrantz, M. , Heintz, E. & Jonsson, U. (2014). Internet-delivered psychological treatments for mood and anxiety disorders: a systematic review of their efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness. PLoS ONE, 9 (5), e98118.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. (2014). The role of emotion dysregulation in insomnia: longitudinal findings from a large community sample. Journal of Sleep Research, 23, 133-134.
Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2014). When sex hurts: female genital pain with sexual consequences deserves attention: A position paper. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 5 (3), 202-205.
Carstens-Söderstrand, J. K. P. , Shaw, W. S. , Boersma, K. , Reme, S. E. , Pransky, G. & Linton, S. J. (2014). When the wind goes out of the sail - declining recovery expectations in the first weeks of back pain. European Journal of Pain, 18 (2), 269-278.
Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2013). A psychological view of sexual pain among women: applying the fear-avoidance model. Women's Health, 9 (3), 251-263.
Linton, S. J. (2013). A transdiagnostic approach to pain and emotion. Journal of applied biobehavioral research, 18 (2), 82-103.
Shaw, W. S. , Campbell, P. , Nelson, C. C. , Main, C. J. & Linton, S. J. (2013). Effects of workplace, family and cultural influences on low back pain: What opportunities exist to address social factors in general consultations?. Baillière's Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 27 (5), 637-648.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2013). Pain catastrophizing as repetitive negative thinking: a development of the conceptualization. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 42 (3), 215-223.
Danielsson, N. S. , Harvey, A. G. , MacDonald, S. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2013). Sleep disturbance and depressive symptoms in adolescence: the role of catastrophic worry. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42 (8), 1223-1233.
Shaw, W. S. , Reme, S. E. , Pransky, G. , Woiszwillo, M. J. , Steenstra, I. A. & Linton, S. J. (2013). The Pain Recovery Inventory of Concerns and Expectations A Psychosocial Screening Instrument to Identify Intervention Needs Among Patients at Elevated Risk of Back Disability. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55 (8), 885-894.
Main, C. J. & Linton, S. J. (2013). What really goes on behind closed doors: the need to understand communication about pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 4 (1), 23-24.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Harvey, A. G. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Associations between psychological factors and night-time/daytime symptomatology in insomnia. Journal of Sleep Research, 21 (Suppl. 1), 168-169.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Harvey, A. G. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Associations between psychological factors and nighttime/daytime symptomatology in insomnia. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 41 (4), 273-287.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Granberg, S. , Danermark, B. & Norell-Clarke, A. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia co-morbid with hearing impairment: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, 19 (2), 224-234.
Reme, S. E. , Shaw, W. S. , Steenstra, I. A. , Woiszwillo, M. J. , Pransky, G. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Distressed, immobilized, or lacking employer support?: a sub-classification of acute work-related low back pain. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 22 (4), 541-552.
Boersma, K. , MacDonald, S. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Longitudinal relationships between pain and stress problems in the general population: predicting trajectories from cognitive behavioral variables. Journal of applied biobehavioral research, 17 (4), 229-248.
Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. , Vangronsveld, K. & Fruzzetti, A. (2012). Painfully reassuring?: The effects of validation on emotions and adherence in a pain test. European Journal of Pain, 16 (4), 592-599.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. , MacDonald, S. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Understanding catastrophizing from a misdirected problem-solving perspective. British Journal of Health Psychology, 17 (2), 408-419.
Shaw, W. S. , Endresen Reme, S. , Linton, S. J. , Huang, Y. & Pransky, G. (2011). 3(rd) place, PREMUS best paper competition: development of the return-to-work self-efficacy (RTWSE-19) questionnaire - psychometric properties and predictive validity. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 37 (2), 109-119.
Linton, S. J. , Nicholas, M. K. & MacDonald, S. (2011). Development of a short form of the Örebro musculoskeletal pain screening questionnaire. Spine, 36 (22), 1891-1895.
Nicholas, M. K. , Linton, S. J. , Watson, P. J. & Main, C. J. (2011). Early identification and management of psychological risk factors ("yellow flags") in patients with low back pain: a reappraisal. Physical Therapy, 91 (5), 737-753.
Westman, A. E. , Boersma, K. , Leppert, J. & Linton, S. J. (2011). Fear-avoidance beliefs, catastrophizing, and distress: a longitudinal subgroup analysis on patients with musculoskeletal pain. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 27 (7), 567-577.
Linton, S. J. & Shaw, W. S. (2011). Impact of psychological factors in the experience of pain. Physical Therapy, 91 (5), 700-711.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Harvey, A. G. , Lundh, L. , Norell-Clarke, A. & Linton, S. J. (2011). Psychometric properties of an insomnia-specific measure of worry: the anxiety and preoccupation about sleep questionnaire. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40 (1), 65-76.
Bergbom, S. , Boersma, K. , Overmeer, T. & Linton, S. J. (2011). Relationship Among Pain Catastrophizing, Depressed Mood, and Outcomes Across Physical Therapy Treatments. Physical Therapy, 91 (5), 754-764.
Linton, S. J. , Nicholas, M. K. , MacDonald, S. , Boersma, K. , Bergbom, S. , Maher, C. & Refshauge, K. (2011). The role of depression and catastrophizing in musculoskeletal pain. European Journal of Pain, 15 (4), 416-422.
Linton, S. J. & Bergbom, S. (2011). Understanding the link between depression and pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 2 (2), 47-54.
Johansson, A. , Linton, S. J. , Rosenblad, A. , Bergkvist, L. & Nilsson, O. (2010). A prospective study of cognitive behavioural factors as predictors of pain, disability and quality of life one year after lumbar disc surgery. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 (7), 521-529.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Applying dialectical behavior therapy to chronic pain: a case study. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 1 (1), 50-54.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Catastrophizing moderates the effect of exposure in vivo for back pain patients with pain-related fear. European Journal of Pain, 14 (8), 887-892.
MacDonald, S. , Linton, S. J. & Jansson-Fröjmark, M. (2010). Cognitive vulnerability in the development of concomitant pain and sleep disturbances. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15 (2), 417-434.
Westman, A. , Linton, S. J. , Öhrvik, J. , Wahlén, P. , Theorell, T. & Leppert, J. (2010). Controlled 3-year follow-up of a multidisciplinary pain rehabilitation program in primary health care. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 (4), 307-316.
Peters, M. L. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Manipulating optimism: Can imagining a best possible self be used to increase positive future expectancies?. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5 (3), 204-211.
Danielsson, N. S. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. , Jutengren, G. & Stattin, H. (2010). Neuroticism and sleep-onset: what is the long-term connection?. Personality and Individual Differences, 48 (4), 463-468.
Linton, S. J. , Buer, N. , Samuelsson, L. & Harms-Ringdahl, K. (2010). Pain-related fear, catastrophizing and pain in the recovery from a fracture. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 1 (1), 38-42.
Danielsson, N. S. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. & Harvey, A. G. (2009). Are sleep-onset problems stable over the course of development?. Sleep, 32, A264-A264.
Johansson, A. , Linton, S. J. , Bergkvist, L. , Nilsson, O. & Cornefjord, M. (2009). Clinic-based training in comparison to home-based training after first-time lumbar disc surgery: a randomised controlled trial. European spine journal, 18 (3), 398-409.
Overmeer, T. , Boersma, K. , Main, C. J. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Do physical therapists change their beliefs, attitudes,knowledge, skills and behaviour after a biopsychosocially orientated university course?. Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice, 15 (4), 724-732.
Shaw, W. S. , van der Windt, D. A. , Main, C. J. , Loisel, P. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Early patient screening and intervention to address individual-level occupational factors ("blue flags") in back disability. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 19 (1), 64-80.
MacFarlane, G. , Pallewatte, N. , Paudyal, P. , Blyth, F. M. , Coggon, D. , Crombez, G. , Linton, S. J. , Leino-Arjas, P. & et al. (2009). Evaluation of work-related psychosocial factors and regional musculoskeletal pain: results from a EULAR Task Force. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 68 (6), 885-891.
Flink, I. K. , Mroczek, M. Z. , Sullivan, M. J. L. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Pain in childbirth and postpartum recovery: the role of catastrophizing. European Journal of Pain, 13 (3), 312-316.
MacDonald, S. , Linton, S. J. & Jansson-Fröjmark, M. (2009). Reconstructing the Past on the Original Pain Recall Assessment Form (OPRA). Journal of Pain, 10 (8), 809-817.
Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. , Jansson, M. , Overmeer, T. , Lindblom, K. & Vlaeyen, J. W. S. (2008). A randomized controlled trial of exposure in vivo for patients with spinal pain reporting fear of work-related activities. European Journal of Pain, 12 (6), 722-730.
MacDonald, S. , Linton, S. J. & Jansson-Fröjmark, M. (2008). Avoidant safety behaviors and catastrophizing: Shared cognitive-behavioral processes and consequences in co-morbid pain and sleep disorders. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15 (3), 201-210.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Lundquist, D. , Lundquist, N. & Linton, S. J. (2008). How is persistent insomnia maintained?: A prospective study on 50-60 years old adults in the general population. British Journal of Health Psychology, 13 (1), 121-133.
Johansson, A. , Gunnarsson, L. , Linton, S. J. , Bergkvist, L. , Stridsberg, M. , Nilsson, O. & Cornefjord, M. (2008). Pain, disability and coping reflected in the diurnal cortisol variability in patients scheduled for lumbar disc surgery. European Journal of Pain, 12 (5), 633-640.
Linton, S. J. , McCracken, L. M. & Vlaeyen, J. W. (2008). Reassurance: help or hinder in the treatment of pain. Pain, 134 (1-2), 5-8.
Ahlborg, T. , Rudeblad, K. , Linnér, S. & Linton, S. J. (2008). Sensual and sexual marital contentment in parents of small children: a follow-up study when the first child is four years old. Journal of Sex Research, 45 (3), 295-304.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2008). The course of insomnia over one year: A longitudinal study in the general population in Sweden. Sleep, 31 (6), 881-886.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2008). The role of sleep-related beliefs to improvement in early cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 37 (1), 5-13.
Vangronsveld, K. , Peters, M. , Goossens, M. , Linton, S. J. & Vlaeyen, J. (2007). Applying the fear-avoidance model to the chronic whiplash syndrome. Pain, 131 (3), 258-261.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Is perfectionism related to pre-existing and future insomnia?: a prospective study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 46 (1), 119-124.
Shaw, W. S. , Pransky, G. , Patterson, W. , Linton, S. J. & Winters, T. (2007). Patient clusters in acute, work-related back pain based on patterns of disability risk factors. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 49 (2), 185-193.
Jansson, M. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Psychological mechanisms in the maintenance of insomnia: Arousal, distress, and sleep-related beliefs. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45 (3), 511-521.
Johansson, A. , Cornefjord, M. , Bergqvist, L. , Öhrvik, J. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Psychosocial stress factors among patients with lumbar disc herniation, scheduled for disc surgery in comparison with patients scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery. European spine journal, 16 (7), 961-970.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Lundqvist, D. , Lundqvist, N. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Psychosocial work stressors for insomnia: a prospective study on 50-60-year-old adults in the working population. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 14 (4), 222-228.
Leeuw, M. , Goossens, M. E. J. B. , Linton, S. J. , Crombez, G. , Boersma, K. & Vlaeyen, J. W. (2007). The fear-avoidance model of musculoskeletal pain: current state of scientific evidence. Journal of behavioral medicine, 30 (1), 77-94.
Westman, A. , Linton, S. J. , Theorell, T. , Öhrvik, J. , Wahlén, P. & Leppert, J. (2006). Quality of life and maintenance of improvements after early multimodal rehabilitation: a 5-year follow-up. Disability and Rehabilitation, 28 (7), 437-446.
Jansson, M. & Linton, S. J. (2006). The development of insomnia within the first year: a focus on worry. British Journal of Health Psychology, 11 (3), 501-511.
Jansson, M. & Linton, S. J. (2005). Cognitive-behavioral group therapy as an early intervention for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 15 (2), 177-190.
Overmeer, T. , Linton, S. J. , Holmquist, L. , Eriksson, M. & Engfeldt, P. (2005). Do evidence-based guidelines have an impact in primary care?: A cross-sectional study of Swedish physicians and physiotherapists. Spine, 30 (1), 146-151.
Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2005). Screening to identify patients at risk: profiles of psychological risk factors for early intervention. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 21 (1), 38-43.
Boersma, K. , Linton, S. J. , Overmeer, T. , Janson, M. , Vlaeyen, J. & de Jong, J. (2004). Lowering fear-avoidance and enhancing function through exposure in vivo: a multiple baseline study across six patients with back pain. Pain, 108 (1-2), 8-16.
Linton, S. J. , Buer, N. , Vlaeyen, J. & Hellsing, A. (1999). Are fear-avoidance beliefs related to the inception of an episode of back pain?: a prospective study. Psychology and Health, 14 (6), 1051-1059.
Buer, N. & Linton, S. J. (1995). Working despite pain: factors associated with work attendance versus dysfunction. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2 (3), 252-262.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Schrooten, M. G. S. & Wicksell, R. K. (). Understanding co-occuring emotion and pain: The role of context sensitivity from a transdiagnostic perspective. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. & Vlaeyen, J. (). Understanding the etiology of pain from a psychological perspective. Physical Therapy.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Trost, Z. , Vangronsveld, K. , Linton, S. J. , Quartana, P. J. & Sullivan, M. J. L. (2012). Cognitive dimensions of anger in chronic pain. Pain, 153 (3), 515-517.
Vlaeyen, J. W. S. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Fear-avoidance model of chronic musculoskeletal pain: 12 years on. Pain, 153 (6), 1144-1147.

Books

Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. (2016). Hälsopsykologi i vården. Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Linton, S. J. (2013). Att förstå patienter med smärta (2ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. & Bergbom, S. (2013). Beteendeanalys steg för steg: grunden till en effektiv KBT-behandling (1ed.). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Vlaeyen, J. , Morley, S. , Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. & de Jong, J. (2012). Pain-related fear: exposure based treatment for chronic pain (1ed.). Seattle (WA): IASP Press.
Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. K. (2010). 12 verktyg i KBT: från teori till färdighet (1ed.). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.

Chapters in books

Linton, S. J. (2016). Improving psychologically oriented treatments for WAD. In: Helge Kasch, Dennis C. Turk, Troels S Jensen, Whiplash injury: perspectives on the development of chronic pain. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Boersma, K. , Carstens-Söderstrand, J. & Linton, S. J. (2014). From acute pain to chronic disability: psychosocial processes in the development of chronic musculoskeletal pain and disability. In: Gatchel, Robert J. & Schultz, Izabela Z., Handbook of musculoskeletal pain and disability disorders in the workplace (pp. 205-217). New York: Springer.
Vancleef, L. , Flink, I. K. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Fear-avoidance as a risk factor for the development of chronic pain and disability. In: Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu, Dennis C. Turk, From acute to chronic back pain: risk factors, mechanisms, and clinical implications (pp. 269-294). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. & Flink, I. K. (2010). Kognitiv beteendeterapi. In: Mads Werner, Ido Leden, Smärta och smärtbehandling (pp. 482-487). Stockholm: Liber.
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig med whiplashskada (pp. 23-28). Stockholm: Personskadeförbundet RTP.
Linton, S. J. & Nicholas, M. K. (2008). After assessment, then what?: Integrating findings for successful case formulation and treatment tailoring. In: Andrew Rice, Richard Howard, Doug Justins, Christine Miaskowski, Clinical pain management: practice and procedures (pp. 95-107). London: Hodder Arnold.
Linton, S. J. (2007). A cognitive behavioral therapy program for spinal pain. In: Craig Liebenson, Rehabilitation of the spine: a practitioner's manual (pp. 741-750). Baltimore, M.D.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig som är amputerad (pp. 19-24). Stockholm: Riksförbundet för trafik- och polioskadade (RTP).
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig med polioskada (pp. 23-28). Stockholm: Riksförbundet för trafik- och polioskadade (RTP).
Linton, S. J. & MacDonald, S. (2007). Pain and sleep disorders: clinical consequences and maintaining factors. In: Gilles Lavigne ..., Sleep and pain (pp. 417-437). Seattle: IASP Press.

Conference papers

Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Ter Kuile, M. & Linton, S. J. (2018). CBT group treatment for vulvovaginal pain with partner involvement: a single case experimental design pilot. Paper presented at IASR (International Academy of Sex Research) 44th annual meeting, Madrid, Spain, 2018.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Avoiding or enduring painful sex?: A longitudinal study of coping patterns and sexual function in women with vulvovaginal pain. In: SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research) 42nd annual meeting. Paper presented at SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research) 42nd annual meeting, Montréal Canada, April 20-23, 2017.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2016). A longitudinal study of coping strategies in women with vulvovaginal pain. In: EABCT 2016. Paper presented at EABCT 2016, Stockholm Sweden, August 31 - September 3, 2016. The European Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Therapies.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Making room for sleep: A classroom based prevention program for adolescents. Paper presented at 46th European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies congress (EABCT 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, August 31 - September 3, 2016.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Sleep Deprivation in Adolescence: The Role of Technology and Stress. Paper presented at 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT 2016), Melbourne, Australia, June 22-25, 2016.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Linton, S. J. & Thomtén, J. (2016). When sex hurts: Avoid, endure or try something different?. In: IASR 42nd annual meeting. Paper presented at IASR 42nd annual meeting, Malmö, Sweden, June 26-29, 2016.
Edlund, S. M. , Carlsson, M. L. , Linton, S. J. , Fruzzetti, A. E. & Tillfors, M. (2013). I see you're in pain: the effects of partner validation on emotions in people with chronic pain. Paper presented at 8th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC, Florence, Italy, October 9-12, 2013.
Tillfors, M. , Ekbäck, K. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2012). Underlying factors of social anxiety and pain: Aspects of self-focused attention – private and public self-consciousness. In: 14th World Congress on Pain. Paper presented at 14th World Congress on Pain, Milan, Italy, August 27-31, 2012.
Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. K. (2010). A cognitive behavioral approach to chronic pain rehabilitation. Paper presented at Portugese Pain Society, Annual Meeting.
Norell Clarke, A. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. , Harvey, A. G. & Lundh, L. (2010). A psychometric investigation into two insomnia-specific measures of worry/rumination: the pre-sleep arousal scale and the anxiety and preoccupation about sleep questionnaire. Paper presented at 24th Annual Meeting of the APSS, San Antonio, USA, 5-9 June 2010.
Linton, S. J. (2010). An introduction to the psychology of pain. Paper presented at Annual Nordic Pain Meeting.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Applying exposure in the clinic: evidence and practical considerations. Paper presented at 13th World Congress on Pain, IASP, August 29 – September 2, 2010 Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Are early improvements in psychological variables related to treatment outcome?. Paper presented at IASP 13th World Congress on Pain.
Danielsson, N. S. , MacDonald, S. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Cognitive avoidance and catastrophizing characterize adolescent sleep and stress reports. Paper presented at 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Do psychological factors in early intervention matter?. Paper presented at Prévention des lombalges.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Does it matter?: Cognitive behavioral treatments for pain. Paper presented at Portuguese Pain Society.
Norell-Clarke, A. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. , Harvey, A. G. & Lundh, L. G. (2010). Evaluating the cognitive model of insomnia: a general population approach. Paper presented at 24th Annual Meeting of the APSS.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Interoceptive and exposure in-vivo: the challences of clinical application. Paper presented at Symposium on Chronic Pain Treatment, Maastricht University.
Boersma, K. , MacDonald, S. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Longitudinal relationships between pain and stress problems. Paper presented at 13th World Congress on Pain, IASP, August 29 – September 2, 2010 Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Danielsson, N. S. , MacDonald, S. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Mechanism behind adolescent sleep problems. Paper presented at 6th annual Conference of the Network for Sleep and Health.
Linton, S. J. (2010). Reassuringly painful: employing validation in clinical communication. Paper presented at World Congress on Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.
Linton, S. J. (2010). To accept or expose?: What works for pain. Paper presented at Swedish Behavior Therapy Annual Meeting.

Manuscripts

Other

Flink, I. K. , Bergbom, S. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för exponering in vivo för rörelserädsla vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.
Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för KBT vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Bergbom, S. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för målbaserad aktivitetesträning vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.

Reports

Linton, S. J. & Statens beredning för medicinsk utvärdering, . (2007). Datorbaserad kognitiv beteendeterapi vid ångestsyndrom eller depression. Stockholm: Statens beredning för medicinsk utvärdering (SBU Alert-rapport 2007-03).