Justine Owens, PhD

Bio: Justine Owens, Ph.D.

Published or in Press

Plews-Ogan M, May N, Owens J, Ardelt M, Shapiro J, Bell SK. Wisdom in medicine: what helps physicians after a medical error. Acad Med. 2015 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Plews-Ogan M, Owens JE, Wolfe P, Goodman M, Schorling J. A pilot study evaluating mindfulness-based stress reduction and massage for the management of chronic pain. J Gen Intern Med 2005;20(12):1136-1138.

Williams ME, Owens JE, Groninger H, Parker BE Jr., Hanson M. Patterns of gait kinetic energy associated with geriatric ratings of vulnerability. Abstract of the Proceedings of the American Geriatric Society, 2004.

Williams ME, Pulliam CC, Hunter R, Johnson TM, Owens JE, Kincaid J, Porter C, Koch G. The short term effect of interdisciplinary medication review on function and cost in ambulatory elderly people. J Am Geriatric Soc 2004;52:93-98.

Williams ME and (by invitation) Owens JE. A new approach to assessing function in elderly people. Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 2003;114:203-216.

Francomano CA, Owens JE. Concept Sheet for a Proposed GDV Protocol in Proceedings: Measuring the Human Energy Field: State of the Science The Gerontology Research Center National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore Maryland, April 17-18, 2002.

Le Scourarnec RP, Poirer RM, Owens JE, Gauthier J, Taylor AG, Foresman PA. Use of binaural beat tapes for the treatment of anxiety: a pilot study of tape preference and outcomes. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, special edition on Music and Healing, January, 2001.

Owens JE, Taylor AG, DeGood D. Complementary and alternative medicine and psychologic factors: toward an individual differences model of complementary and alternative medicine use and outcomes. J Altern Complement Med 1999;5(6):529-541.

Vardamis AA, Owens JE. Ernest Hemingway and the near death experience. J Med Humanities 1999;20(3):203-217.

Lane JD, Kasian SJ, Owens JE, Marsh GR. Binaural auditory beats affect vigilance performance and mood. Physiol Behav 1998;63(2):249-252.

Clayton A, Owens JE, Lloyd-McGarvey E. Assessment of paroxetine-induced sexual dysfunction using the Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire. Psychopharm Bull 1995;31(2):397-406.

Owens JE. Paranormal reports from a study of Near-Death Experiences and a case of an unusual near-death vision. Proceedings of an International Conference on Parapsychology and Thanatology, 40th Conference of the Parapsychology Foundation, Boston, MA, November 6-7, 1993.

Owens JE, Cook EW, Stevenson I. Near-death experience. Letter to the editor. Lancet 1991;337:1167-1168.

Owens JE, Cook EW, Stevenson I. Features of near-death experience in relation to whether patients were or were not near death. Lancet 1990;336:1175-1178.

Woodward S, Owens JE, Thompson L. Word-to-word variation in ERP component latencies: spoken words. Brain Language 1990;38:488-503.

Owens JE. Mood-state-dependent memory in clinical depression. Stanford University doctoral dissertation, 1986. University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI.

Owens J, Bower GH, Black J. The “soap opera” effect in story recall. Memory Cognition 1979;7:185-91.

LaBerge S, Owens J, Nagel L, Dement W. ‘This is a dream’: Induction of lucid dreams by verbal suggestion during REM sleep. Sleep Research 1981;10.

Brodzinsky D, Feuer V, Owens J. The detection of linguistic ambiguity. J Educ Psych 1977;69:237-43.

Selected Presentations

Absorption: A Well-studied but “Best Kept Secret” Factor of the Human Personality, Altered States and Spiritual Awakening Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 2003.

Effects of Binaural Beat Stimulation on Pain, Mood and EEG in Low Back Pain Patients and Healthy Adults: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, March 1997.

Cultural attitudes toward the Near-Death Experience: Do you care what people think? Presented to Hereford College, University of Virginia, November 1994.

Speaker and panel member of Science, Religion, and Cultural Change, a seminar series of the Commonwealth Center for Literary and Cultural Change, Charlottesville, VA, February 1993.

Memory Bias in Panic Disorder: Grand Rounds, Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, November 1992.

The Near-Death Experience: Fact or fiction? The Commonwealth Center for Literary and Cultural Change, Charlottesville, VA, November 1992.

The Effects of Personality on Information Processing: Research and Methodology Laboratory, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, March 1991.

On the importance of medical records in the study of near-death experience: Research Methodology Panel, International Association for Near Death Studies, Washington, D.C., August 1990.

Fitz A, Woodward S, Brown W, Owens J. The effects of mood on ERP response to words varying in affective connotation: Western Psychological Association, April 1990.

Owens J, Dafoe J, Bower GH. Taking a point of view: Character identification and attributional processes in story comprehension and memory: American Psychological Association, San Francisco, August 1977.

The effect of time on the integration of a story in memory. Senior honors thesis presented to the faculty of the Douglass Psychology Department, Rutgers University, 1975.