Books (7)

Giordano J. (ed.) Neuroscience and Neurotechnology in National Security: Practical Capabilities, Neuroethical Concerns. CRC, Boca Raton (in press, 2014)

Giordano J, Waters P. (eds.) Brain Injury: Spectrum Effects and Implications. Potomac, Arlington, VA (2013).

Giordano J. (ed.) Neurotechnology: Premises, Potential and Problems. CRC, Boca Raton (2012).

Giordano J. (ed.) Maldynia: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on the Illness of Chronic Pain. Taylor-Francis. NY (2011).

Giordano J, Gordijn B. (eds.) Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2010).

Giordano J. Pain: Mind, Meaning and Medicine. PPM Press, Glen Falls, PA (2009).

Giordano J, Boswell MV (eds.) Pain Medicine: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy. Linton Atlantic Press, Oxford, (2009).

Giordano J. (ed.) Neuroscience, Neurotechnology and Neuroethics: Issues at the Intersection of Mind, Machines and Morality. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (forthcoming, summer 2012).

Giordano J. (ed.) Neuroscience and Neurotechnology in National Security, Intelligence and Defense: Practical Capabilities, Neuroethical Considerations. Potomac Institute Press, Arlington (in press, forthcoming summer 2012).


Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Brindley T, Giordano J. International standards for intellectual property protection of neuroscience and neurotechnology: Neuroethical, legal and social (NELS) considerations in light of globalization. Stanford J Law Sci Policy 7:33 (2014).

Buniak L, Darragh M, Giordano J. A four part working bibliography of neuroethics: Part 1: Overviews and reviews – defining and describing the field and its practices. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med 9 (9); (2014).

Avram M, Hennig-Fast K, Bao Y, Pöppel E, Reiser M, Blautzik J, Giordano J, Gutyrchik E. Neural correlates of moral judgments in first- and third-person perspectives: implications for neuroethics and beyond. BMC Neurosci 15: 39 (2014).

Giordano J. The human prospect(s) of neuroscience and neurotechnology: Domains of influence and the necessity – and questions – of neuroethics. Human Prospect 4(1): 1-18 (2014).

Brindley T, Giordano J. Neuroimaging - correlation, validity, value and admissibility: Daubert – and reliability – revisited. AJOB- Neuroscience 5(2): 48-50 (2014).

Loveless S, Giordano J. Neuroethics, painience and neurocentric criteria for the moral treatment of animals. Cambridge Q Healthcare Ethics 23(2): 163-172 (2014).

Rossi PJ, Okun MS, Giordano J. Translational imperatives in deep brain stimulation research: Addressing neuroethical issues of consequences and continuity of clinical care. AJOB-Neuroscience 5(1): 46-48 (2014).

Shook JR, Giordano J. A principled, cosmopolitan neuroethics: Considerations for international relevance. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med 9(1) (2014).

Giordano J, Kulkarni A, Farwell J. Deliver us from evil? The temptation, realities and neuroethico-legal issues of employing assessment neurotechnologies in public safety. Theoret Med Bioethics 35(1) (2014).

Lanzilao E, Shook, J, Benedikter R, Giordano J. Advancing neuroscience on the 21st century world stage: The need for – and proposed structure of – an internationally relevant neuroethics. Ethics Biol Engineer Med 4(3): 211-229 (2013).

Giordano J, Rossi PJ, Benedikter R. Addressing the quantitative and qualitative: A view to complementarity – from the synaptic to the social. Open J Phil 3(4): 1-5 (2013).

Fitzpatrick C, Giordano J. In saecula saeculorum? Bioscience, biotechnology and the construct of death. In; Tandy C. (ed.) Death and Anti-death; Vol 11: Ten Years After Donald Davidson. MO: Ria Press, (2013).

Fitz N, Giordano J. Analytic cognition. In: Keith KD. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Cross-cultural Psychology. NY: Wiley, (2013) p 355-370.

Giordano J, Kulkarni A, Farwell J. Deliver us from evil? The temptation, realities and neuroethico-legal issues of employing assessment neurotechnologies in public safety. Theoret Med Bioethics 15(3) (2013)

Giordano J, Rossi PJ, Benedikter R. Addressing the quantitative and qualitative: A view to complementarity – from the synaptic to the social. Open J Phil 3(4): 1-5(2013)

Rossi PJ, Novotny P, Paulick P, Plischke H, Kohls, NB, Giordano J. Decision technologies: Engineering capabilities and neuroethical considerations. J Ethics Biol Engineer Med. 6(4): (2013).

Howlader D, Giordano J. Advanced robotics: Changing the nature of war and thresholds and tolerance for conflict – implications for research and policy. J Phil Sci Law 13: 1-19 (2013)

Giordano J. Pain  and suffering: Körper and Leib, and the telos of pain care. Philosophy, Psychiatry, Psychol 19(4): 279-283 (2013).

Anderson MA, Giordano J. Aequilibrium prudentis: On the necessity for ethics and policy studies in the scientific and technological education of medical professionals. BMC Med Education. 19(4): (2013).

Rossi J, Novotny P, Plischke H, Kohls NB, Giordano J. Decision technologies: Practical considerations, ethico-legal implications, and the need for dialectical evaluation. J Ethics Biol Engineer Med 5(2) (2013)

Giordano J. Neuroimaging in psychiatry: Approaching the puzzle as a piece of the bigger picture(s). AJOB-Neuroscience 3(4): 54-56 (2012).

Giordano J, Benedikter R, Flores, N. Neuroeconomics: An emerging field of theory and practice. Eur Bus Rev. 7: 45-47 (2012).

Benedikter R, Giordano J. Neurotechnology: New frontiers for European policy. Pan Euro Network Sci Tech 3: 204-207 (2012).

Wurzman R, Giordano J. Differential susceptibility to plasticity: a 'missing link' between gene-culture co-evolution and neuropsychiatric spectrum disorders? BMC Medicine, 10:37 (2012).

Giordano J. Unpacking neuroscience and neurotechnology - instructions not included: neuroethics required. Neuroethics, 4(3), (2012)

Plischke H, Du Rousseau D, Giordano J. EEG-based neurofeedback: The promise of neurotechnology and need for neuroethically-informed guidelines and policies. J. Ethics Biol Engineer Med 4(2): 7-18, (2012)

Giordano J, Benedikter R. An early - and necessary - flight of the Owl of Minerva: Neuroscience, neurotechnology, human socio-cultural boundaries, and the importance of neuroethics. J. Evolution and Technol. 22(1): 14-25. (2012)

Kawa S, Giordano J.  A brief historicity of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM): Issues and implications for the future of psychiatric canon and practice.  Phil Ethics Humanities Med 6(17), (2012).

Benedikter R, Giordano, J. The outer and inner transformation of the global sphere through technology: The state of two fields in transition. New Global Studies; 5(2); (2011).

Giordano J. On the implications of changing constructs of pain and addiction disorders in the DSM-5: Language games, ethics and actions. Int J Law Healthcare Ethics; 7(1); (2011).

Giordano J, Wurzman R. Neurotechnology as weapons in national intelligence and defense. Synesis; 2: 138-151 (2011).

Kohls N, Sauer S, Offenbächer M, Giordano J. Spirituality- an overlooked predictor of placebo effects? Phil Trans R Soc (Biol); 366: 1938-1848 (2011).

Giordano J. Neuroethics- two interacting traditions as a viable meta-ethics? AJOB-Neuroscience 3(1); 23-25 (2011).

Giordano J, Schatman ME. Pain medicine from “bench to bedside”: Bridging the disconnect(s) between research and clinical care. J Humanities Sci Healthcare 1(1): 22-40 (2011).

Giordano J, Benedikter R. The shifting architectonics of pain medicine: Toward ethical re-alignment of scientific, medical and market values for the emerging global community - groundwork for policy. Pain Medicine, 12(3): 406-414 (2011).

Giordano J, DuRousseau D. Toward right and good use of brain-machine interfacing neurotechnologies: Ethical issues and implications for guidelines and policy. Cog. Technol. 15 (2): 5-10 (2011).

Giordano J. Neuroethics: Traditions, tasks and values. Human Prospect, 1(1): 2-8 (2011).

Giordano J. Neuroethical issues in neurogenetics and neurotransplantation technology – the need for pragmatism and preparedness in practice and policy. Studies Ethics, Law Technol. 5(1) (2011).

Canadas A, Giordano J. A philosophically-based bio-psychosocial model of economics: Evolutionary perspectives of human resource utilization and the need for an integrative, multi-disciplinary approach to economics. Int J Interdisciplinary Soc Sci 5(8): 53-68 (2010).

Giordano J, Duffy J. Practical considerations for determining patient capacity and consent. Am Fam Physician 81(9): 1090-1092 (2010).

Giordano J, Benedikter R, Boswell MV. Pain medicine, biotechnology and market effects: Tools, tekne and moral responsibility. J Ethics Biol Engineer Med 1(2): 135-142 (2010).

Giordano J, Olds J. On the interfluence of neuroscience, neuroethics and legal and social issues: The need for (N)ELSI. AJOB-Neuroscience 2(2): 13-15 (2010).

Benedikter R, Giordano J, FitzGerald K. The future of the self-image of the human being in the age of transhumanism, neurotechnology and global transition J. Futures (2010).

Conwell TD, Hobbins WB, Giordano J. Sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of infrared cold water autonomic functional stress testing as compared with modified IASP criteria for CRPS. Thermol Intl; 20(2):60-68 (2010).

Giordano J, Forsythe C, Olds J. Neuroscience, neurotechnology and national security: The need for preparedness and an ethics of responsible action. AJOB-Neuroscience 1(2): 1-3 (2010)

Gupta A, Duckles B, Giordano J. Use of sublingual methadone for treating pain of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis. J Opioid Management 6(1): 67-72 (2010)

Patil T, Giordano J. Ontological assumptions of the medical model of psychiatry. Phil Ethics Humanities Med 5(3): (2010).

Gini A, Rossi J, Giordano J.  Considering enhancement and treatment: On the need to regard contingency and develop dialectic evaluation. AJOB-Neuroscience 1(1): 25-27 (2010)

Giordano J, Hutchison P, Benedikter R. Regrounding medicine amidst a technological imperative and Post-Modern mindset. Int J Polit Cult Soc 10(10): (2010)

Giordano J, Akhouri R, McBride DK. Implantable nano-neurotechnologies: Ethical, legal and social issues. J Longterm Effects Med Implants 5(9): 45-54 (2009)

Wurzman R, Giordano J. Explanation, explanandum, causality and complexity: A Consideration of mind, matter, neuroscience, and physics. NeuroQuantology  7(3): (2009)

Mahoney JS, Palyo N, Napier G, Giordano J. The therapeutic milieu re-conceptualized for the 21st century. Arch Psychiat Nurs  (2009)

Benedikter R, Giordano J, Olds J. Jahrzehnt des Gehirns, des Verstandes - oder der Vernunft? Die IV. Vorbereitungstagung zu einem „Jahrzehnt des Bewusstseins 2010-2020“ (Decade of the Mind) DOM-IV in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bericht dreier Hauptredner.  Internationale Z Grenzgebiete d Wissenschaft. 58 (3): (2009).

Giordano J. The neuroscience of pain, and the neuroethics of pain care. Neuroethics 2:1 (2009).

Giordano J, Kohls N. Self, suffering and spirituality: The neuroscience of being, pain and spiritual experiences and practices. Mind and Matter, 6: 179-192 (2008)

Giordano J, Engebretson J, Benedikter R. Pain and culture: Considerations for meaning and context. Cambridge Quarterly Rev.Healthcare Ethics, 77: 45-59 (2008).

Giordano J. Placebo and placebo effects: Practical considerations, ethical concerns Am Fam Physician 77(9) 1212-1214 (2008).

Giordano J, Wurzman R. Neurological disease and depression: The possibility and plausibility of putative neuropsychiatric spectrum disorders. Depression: Mind and Body 4(1): 2-5 (2008).

Rauchwerger JJ, Giordano J, Rozen D, Kent JL, Greenspan J, Closson CW. On the therapeutic viability of peripheral nerve stimulation for ilioinguinal neuralgia: putative mechanisms and possible utility. Pain Pract. 18: 22-29 (2008).

Manchikanti L, Manchikanti K, Pampati V, Brandon D, Giordano J. The prevalence of facet joint-related chronic neck pain in postsurgical and non-postsurgical patients: A comparative evaluation. Pain Practice; 17(1):5-10 , (2007).

Sierpina VS, Astin J, Giordano J. Mind-body therapies for headache. Am Fam Physician 76(10): 1518-1524 (2007).

Manchikanti L, Boswell MV, Giordano J. Interventional approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain: current evidence. Adv. Pain Management 1(2): 54-59 (2007).

Giordano J, Jonas WJ. Asclepius and Hygieia in dialectic: Philosophical, ethical and pragmatic bases of an integrative medicine. Integrative Medicine Insights 2(3): 89-101 (2007)

Dogra N, Giordano J, France N. Teaching medical students about uncertainty: The findings of a qualitative study focusing on cultural diversity. BMC Medical Education 7(8): (2007)

Manchikanti L, Giordano J, Fellows B, Manchukonda R, Pampati V. Role of psychological factors as predictors of opioid abuse and illicit drug use in chronic pain patients. J Opioid Management 3(2): 89-101 (2007)

Giordano J , O’Reilly M, Taylor H, Dogra N. Confidentiality and autonomy: The challenges of offering research participants the choice of disclosing their identity. Qualitative Health Research 17(2): 1-12 (2007)

Giordano  J., Engebretson, J. Neural and cognitive factors in spiritual experiences: bio-psycho social domains of effect relevant to clinical practice. Explore, 2(3):187-196 (2006)

Giordano J.  Moral agency in pain medicine: Philosophy, practice and virtue. Pain Physician, 9: 41-46 (2006)

Giordano J, Engebretson, J., Garcia, M.K. Challenges to CAM research: Focal issues influencing integration into a cancer care model. J. Integrative Cancer Ther. 4(3): 210-218 (2005)

Giordano J,  Flanagan, J. Expanding the Institutional Model: a revisionist approach to medical integration. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 28: 603-605 (2005)

Giordano J.  Neurobiology of nociceptive and anti-nociceptive systems. Pain Physician 8: 3: 277-291 (2005)

Giordano J.  Informed consent: a potential dilemma for CAM. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 27: 596-597 (2004)

Giordano J.  Pain research: Can paradigmatic revision bridge the needs of medicine, scientific philosophy and ethics? Pain Physician, 7: 459-463 (2004).

Giordano, J., Garcia, M.K., Strickland, G. Integrating Chinese Traditional Medicine into a mainstream public health paradigm: A conceptual approach J. Alternative and Complementary Medicine  10: 4: 714-718 (2004).

Giordano, J., Gerstmann, H.  Patterns of serotonin and 2-methylserotonin-induced pain may reflect 5-HT3 receptor sensitization. Eur. J. Pharmacol.483: 267-269 (2004).

Giordano, J., Schultea, T.   Serotonin 5-HT3 receptor mediation of pain and anti-nociception. Pain Physician, 7: 141-147 (2003).

Giordano, J., Garcia, M.K., Boatwright, D., Klein, K. Complementary and alternative medicine in mainstream public health: A role for research in fostering integrative practice.  J. Alternative and Complementary Medicine 9:3: 1-5 (2003)

Giordano, J., Stapleton, S., Boatwright, D., Huff, G.  Blending the boundaries: steps toward the integration of complementary and alternative practice to mainstream medicine J. Alternative and Complementary Medicine 8:6: 897-906 (2002)

Giordano, J.  The neurologic basis of chronic pain: from molecule to mind. Adv. Dir. Rehabilitation: 11: 1, 25-28 (2002).

Flanagan, J., Giordano, J.  The role of the institution in developing the next generation clinician as researcher.  J. Manip. Physiol. Ther., 25: 193-6 (2002)

Giordano, J. Fibromyalgia: emerging concepts in diagnosis and treatment.  Adv. Dir. Rehabilitation:  10: 9: 28-35 (2001).

Giordano, J.  Herbals and phytomedicinals in pain management.  Adv. Dir. Rehabilitation: 9:8:38-41 (2000)

Giordano, J.  Perspectives on the utility of the National Pain Data Bank.  Am. J. Pain Management: 10:3 (2000)

Giordano, J.  Chronic pain and sexual dysfunction.  Adv. Dir. Rehabilitation: 8:5: 29-30 (1999).

Giordano, J., Daleo, C., Sacks, S.  Topical ondansetron attenuates capsaicin-induced inflammation and pain.   Eur. J. Pharmacology: 354:13 (1998)

Giordano, J.  Integrated approaches to multi-disciplinary pain management.  Adv. Dir. Rehabilitation, 7:1:20-21 (1998)

Giordano, J., Sacks, S.  Sub-anesthetic doses of bupivacaine or lidocaine potentiate ICS-205 930- induced peripheral analgesia.  Eur. J. Pharmacology, 334: 39-41 (1997)

Giordano, J.  Anti-nociceptive effects on intrathecally administered 2-methylserotonin in developing rats.  Devel. Brain Res. 98: 142-144 (1997)

Kirk, E., Anderson, R., Giordano, J.  Serotonin receptors: targets for pharmacotherapy.  J. Neurosci.  Nurs. 23:116 (1997)

Christopher, K., Giordano, J.  Motion sickness susceptibility: Relation of aerobic fitness and gender.  Navy Med., 16:36-39 (1994)

Giordano, J.,  Rogers, L.  Putative mechanisms of buspirone-induced antinociception in the rat.  Pain.  50: 365-372 (1992)

Sufka, K., Schomburg, F., Giordano, J.  Receptor mediation of 5-HT-induced inflammation and nociception in rats.  Pharmacol.  Biochem.  Behav.  41(1): 53-56 (1992)

Sufka, K., Giordano, J.  Patterns of analgesia produced by S and R isomers of the novel 5-HT3 antagonists ADR-851 and ADR-882 in rats.  Eur. J. Pharmacology. 204: 117-119 (1991)

Giordano, J.  Analgesic profile of centrally administered 2-methylserotonin against acute pain in rats.  Eur. J. Pharmacology.  199: 223-236 (1991)

Sufka, K., Hughes, R., Giordano, J.  Effects of selective opioid antagonists on morphine-induced hyperalgesia in domestic fowl.  Pharmacol.  Biochem.  Behav.  38: 49-54 (1991)

Sufka, K., Stratton, DB, Giordano, J.  Regional differences in serotonergic contractile sensitivity mediated by 5HT receptors in rat aorta.  Artery.  18(1): 47-53 (1990)

Harms, D.,  Giordano, J.  Ethical issues in high risk infant care.  Comp. Ped.  Nurs. 13: 1-14 (1990)

Rogers, L., Giordano, J.  Effects of systemically administered monoamine re-uptake blocking agents on patterns of buspirone-induced analgesia in rats.  Life Sci.  47(ii): 961-969 (1990)

Gerow, E., Giordano, J.  Ethical considerations in fetal tissue transplantation.  J. Neurosci.  Nurs.  22(1): 9-12 (1990)

Giordano, J., Doescher, R.  Multiple opioid receptors may mediate B-casein-induced analgesia in neonatal rats.  Int. Narc.  Res.  89: 457-460 (1989)

Paredes, W., Giordano, J., Hughes, HE, Barr, G.  Methods of intraspinal drug delivery in infant rats.  Lab Anim. Sci , 19(1): 39-41 (1990)

Giordano, J., Dyche, J.  Differential analgesic action of serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in three pain tests.  Neuropharmacol.  28: 431-434 (1989)

Giordano, J., Rogers, L.  Antinociceptive effects of the novel anxiolytic buspirone in three pain tests in rats.  Pain.  39: 109-113 (1989)

Giordano, J., Rogers, L.  Peripherally administered serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists attenuate inflammatory pain in rats.  Eur. J. Pharmacology.  170: 83-86 (1989)

Giordano, J., Levine, P.  Botanical preparations used in Italian folk-medicine: Pharmacologic and chemical basis of effect.  J. Soc. Pharmacol.  3: 83-110 (1989)

Hilton, F., Giordano, J.,  Fortney, S.  Vasodepressor syncope induced by lower body negative pressure; possible relevance to G-stress type training.  Aviat., Space, Environ. Med. 59 (1989)

Giordano, J., Barr, GA  Possible role of spinal 5-HT on mu-and kappa opioid receptor-mediated analgesia in the developing rat.  Devel.  Brain Res. 33: 121-127 (1988)

Giordano, J.  Putative 5-HT and NE substrates of cocaine abuse: targets for pharmacotherapy.  Am. Acad. Ped. Lett. 9(3) 1-10 (1988)

Giordano, J.,  Hartig, P.  In vivo labeling indicates that CSF-serotonin activates the 5-HT1c receptor on the apical surface of choroid plexus epithelium.  Neurosci.  22 (Suppl.): 25 (1987)

Giordano, J., Barr. GA.  Morphine and ketocyclazocine-induced analgesia in the developing rat; differences due to type of noxious stimulus and body topography.  Devel.  Brain.  Res.  32: 247-253 (1987)

Book Chapters (19)

Fitzpatrick C, Giordano J. In saecula saeculorum? Bioscience, biotechnology and the construct of death. In; Tandy C. (ed.) Death and Anti-death; Vol 11: Ten Years After Donald Davidson. MO: Ria Press, (2013).

Fitz N, Giordano J. Analytic cognition. In: Keith KD. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Cross-cultural Psychology. NY: Wiley, (2013) p 355-370.

Jotterand F, Giordano J. Real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging and brain-computer Interfacing in the assessment and treatment of psychopathy: Potential and challenges. In: Claussen J. (ed.) Springer Handbook of Neuroethics. NY: Springer Verlag (2013).

Giordano J. Public health: History, theory and modern practices and challenges. In: Anheier K, Juergensmeyer M. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Fairfield CA: SAGE. (2012) p. 1414-1419.

Giordano J, Benedikter R, Kohls NB. Neuroscience and the importance of a neurobioethics: A reflection upon Fritz Jahr. In: Muzur A, Sass H-M. (eds.) Fritz Jahr and the Foundations of Integrative Bioethics. Münster; Berlin: LIT Verlag. (2012).

Giordano J. Integrative convergence in neuroscience: trajectories, problems and the need for a progressive neurobioethics. In: Vaseashta A, Braman E, Sussman, P. (eds.) Technological Innovation in Sensing and Detecting Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Threats and Ecological Terrorism. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series), NY: Springer, (2011).

Giordano J, Höver G. Conjoining interventional pain management and palliative care: Considerations for practice, ethics and policy. In: Van Norman G, Palmer S, Jackson S (eds) Clinical Ethics in Anesthesiology. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (2010).

Giordano J, Schatman ME. The ethics of pain management: A structural and functional approach. In: Manchikanti L (ed.) Interventional Approaches to Chronic Non-Spinal Pain. Paducah, KY, ASIPP Press; (2009).

Giordano J. Ethical obligations in infrared imaging research and practice. In: N. Diakedes, J. Bronzino  (eds.) Medical Infrared Imaging. Boca Raton: CRC Press; (2008)

Conwell T, Giordano J, Gulevich S. Functional infrared imaging of complex regional pain syndrome type I: Methodology, case studies, and clinical implications. In:  N. Diakedes, J. Bronzino (eds.) Medical Infrared Imaging. Boca Raton: CRC Press; (2008)

Giordano J, Pedroni J. The legacy of Albert Schweitzer’s virtue ethics within a contemporary philosophy of medicine. In: D. Ives (ed.) Reverence for Life Revisited: The Legacy of Albert Schweitzer. Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars’ Press. (2007).

Giordano J, Boswell MV. Neurobiology of nociception and anti-nociception. In: L. Manchikanti (ed) Handbook of Chronic Spinal Pain Management. ASIPP Press, Paducah, KY. (2007).

Giordano J. Pain, the patient and the practice of pain medicine: The importance of a core philosophy and virtue-based ethics. In: M. Schatman, (ed.) Ethics of Chronic Pain Management. NY, Taylor-Francis. (2007).

Giordano J, Anderson A. Spinal pain: Pathophysiologic mechanisms and effects of manual therapeutics. In: M. Boswell, BE. Cole (eds.) Weiner’s Pain Management: a guide for clinicians, 7th ed., Boca Raton, CRC Press (2005).

Giordano, J.  The neuroscience of pain and analgesia. In: M. Boswell, BE. Cole (eds.) Weiner’s Pain Management: A Guide for Clinicians, 7th ed., Boca Raton, CRC Press (2005).

Giordano, J. and Shultea, T.  Spinal pathophysiology and mechanisms of spinal pain and anti-nociception. In: R. Gordon (ed.) Manipulation Under Anesthesia: Clinical and Scientific Principles. Boca Raton, CRC Press (2005).

Giordano, J.  Phytomedicinal therapies for chronic pain.  In: R. Weiner (ed.) Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, 6th ed., Boca Raton, CRC Press (2001)

Giordano, J.  The neurobiology of pain.  In: R. Weiner (ed.)  Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, 6th ed., Boca Raton, CRC Press (2001)

Invited Reviews, Editorials and Commentaries

Giordano JRespice finem: Historicity, heuristics and guidance of science and technology on the 21st century world stage. Synesis: A Journal of Science, Technology, Ethics and Policy. 4: E1-4 (2014).

Giordano J, Alam S. Ethical considerations in the globalization of medicine – An interview with Dr. James Giordano. BMC Medicine, (11): (2013).

Giordano J. Keeping science and technology education In-STEP with the realities of the world stage: Inculcating responsibility for the power of STEM. Synesis: A Journal of Science, Technology, Ethics and Policy. 3(1): G1-5 (2012).

Alam S, Patel J, Giordano J. Working toward a new psychiatry –neuroscience, technology, and the DSM-5. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med 7:1 (2012).

Giordano J. Pharmacogenetics in pain care: Consideration of economic impediments and ethical imperatives. Prac Pain Management 11(2): 53-58 (2011).

Giordano J. Diversity in pharmacologic treatment of pain: Neuroscientific, ethical and policy issues. Prac Pain Management 11(1): 45-50 (2011)

Forsythe C, Giordano J.  On the need for neurotechnology in the national intelligence and defense agenda: Scope and trajectory.  Synesis 2(1): T5-8 (2011).

Giordano J. Neuroethics – sharp ideas about neurohormones, love, and drugs. Oxford Med Gazette, 60(1): 26-28: (2010)

Giordano J. Pain and addiction: Words, meanings and actions in the age of the DSM-5. Prac Pain Management 10(9): 68-76 (2010).

Giordano J. Respice…prospice: Philosphy, ethics and medicine – past, present and future. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med, 5(9): (2010).

Giordano J. Neuroethics – sharp ideas about neurohormones, love, and drugs. Oxford Med Gazette, 60(1): 26-28: (2010)

Giordano J.  Höver G. Realizing the “promise” of pain care: Practical, ethical and policy considerations. Prac Pain Management 10(3): 71-73 (2010).

Giordano J. The mechanistic paradox: The relationship of science, technology, ethics and policy. Synesis 1(1): G1-4 (2010)

Giordano J. Neurotechnology, evidence and ethics: On stewardship and the good in research and practice. Prac Pain Management 10(2): 63-69 (2010)

Giordano J. Balancing evidence, efficacy and stakeholder values in practical pain care.Prac Pain Management10(1): 53-56 (2010).

Giordano J. Quo vadis? Preserving the humanistic character of medicine amidst a biotechnological future. Phil Ethics, Humanities in Med, 4(8): (2009).

Giordano J, McBride DK. Anticipating biotechnological trends in pain care. Prac Pain Management 9(5): 74-78 (2009).

Giordano J, Schatman ME, Höver G. Ethical insights to rapprochement in pain care: Bringing stakeholders together in the best interest(s) of the patient. Pain Physician 12: 803-813 (2009).

Loveless S, Giordano J.  Erlebnis, Erwartung und Ethik. Neuroethics 2(2): 113. (2009).

Giordano J.  The intersection of ethics, education and policy. Prac Pain Management 9(4) 63-67 (2009).

Benedikter R, Giordano J, Olds J. Jahrzehnt des Bewussteins 2010-2020: Grunde und Ziel. Sozialimpulse. Zeitschrift für sozialen Fortschritt. 20. Jahrgang, Nr. 4/2009 (Juni). (2009).

McGrew M, Giordano J. Whence tendance? Accepting responsibility for the care of the chronic pain patient. Pain Physician 12: 77-79 (2009) 

Kaspar J, Boswell MV, Giordano J. Assessing chronic pain: Facilitating objective access to the subjectivity of pain. Prac Pain Management 9(3): 55-59 (2009).

Boswell MV, Giordano J. Evidence-based or evidence-biased: On the need to consider stakeholder values in research assessment. Pain Physician 12: 9-12 (2009)

Giordano J. What a Decade of the Mind affords the Decade of Pain Control and Research. Prac Pain Management 9(1): 52-56 (2009)

Giordano J, Schatman ME. A crisis in chronic pain care – An ethical analysis: Part three: Toward an integrative, multidisciplinary pain medicine built around the needs of the patient. Pain Physician 11: 64-73 (2008).

Giordano J. Maldynia: Pain as illness and the need for complementarity in pain care. Forsch. Komplementarmed. 15:  278-281 (2008).

Giordano J. Toward a neuroethics of pain medicine. Prac Pain Management 8 (8); 48-53 (2008)  

Giordano J, Schatman ME. A crisis in chronic pain care – An ethical analysis. Part two: Proposed structure and function of an ethics of pain medicine. Pain Physician 11: 589-595 (2008)

Wurzman R, Jonas WB, Giordano J. Pain and depression: Potential and possibility for putative spectrum disorders. Pain Practitioner 17 (3): (2008).

Giordano J, Schatman ME, Benedikter R. Pain care for a global community; part 2: Ethics and economics in intersection. Prac Pain Management 8 (7): 65-69 (2008).

Marin F, Giordano J. Pain care for a global community: A role for a philosophy of medicine. Prac Pain Management 8(7): (2008): in press

Giordano J. Reconciling religion and science: Re-examination of process and form – a commentary on Kvasz. Spirituality Health International 9 (3): (2008) in press.

Giordano J, Schatman M. A crisis in pain care- An ethical analysis. Part one: Facts, issues, and problems.  Pain Physician 11; 6-12 (2008)

Giordano J, Engebretson JC. Culture and the ethics of patient-centered pain care. Practical Pain Management; 8(2):58-64 (2008)

Giordano J, Ives JA, Jonas WB. Hormetic responses in neural systems: Consideration, contexts, and caveats. Crit Rev Toxicol 38: 1-5 (2008).

Giordano J, Wurzman R. Chronic pain and substance abuse: Spectrum disorder and implications for ethical care. Prac Pain Management 8(6): 53-58 (2008).

Giordano J. Ethics of, and in pain medicine: Constructs, content, and contexts of application. Pain Physician 11: 1-5 (2008).

Giordano J.  Complementarity, brain-mind, and pain. Forsch. Komplementarmed. 15: 2-6 (2008).

Niebrój LT, Jadamus-Niebrój D, Giordano J. Toward a moral grounding of pain medicine: Consideration of neuroscience, reverence, beneficence, and autonomy. Pain Physician,11:7-12 (2008)

Giordano J. Technology in pain medicine: Research, practice, and the influence of the market. Prac Pain Management 8(3); 56-59 (2008).

Manchikanti L, Atluri S, Trescot A, Giordano J. Monitoring opioid adherence in chronic pain patients: Tools, techniques and utility. Pain Physician;11:1-26 (2008).

Giordano J. Grappling with the ethics of practical pain management. Prac Pain Management; 8(1):72-75 (2008).

Giordano J.  The good patient: Responsibilities and obligations of the patient-physician relationship. Prac Pain Management 7(9): 58-65 (2007).

Giordano J.  Physicians, payments, and practices: Moral issues, public perceptions, and the Stark laws. Pain Physician 10: 719-723 (2007).

Manchikanti L, Giordano J. Physician payments 2008 for interventionalists: Current state of health care policy. Pain Physician. 2007;10:607-626.

Giordano J, Hutchison PJ. The “promise “of pain medicine: Profession, oaths and the probity of practice. Prac Pain Management 7(8): 78-80 (2007).

Giordano J, Lega LI. Rational, emotive, ethical approaches to psychosocial pain care. Prac. Pain Management 7(7): 74-78 (2007).

Giordano J, Walter J. Pain and psychopathology in military wounded: How etiology, epidemiology sustain an ethics of treatment. Prac. Pain Management 7(6): 34-42 (2007.

Ives JA, Giordano J. Unusual claims, normative process: On the use and stringency of scientific method. Forsch. Komplementarmed. 14: 138-139 (2007).

Giordano J, Pedroni J. Pain research: The relationship of knowing and doing. Prac. Pain Management 7(5): 28-30 (2007).

Gupta A, Giordano J. On the nature, assessment, and treatment of fetal pain: Neurobiological bases, pragmatic issues and ethical concerns. Pain Physician 10: 525-532 (2007).

Giordano J. On placebo… Prac. Pain Management 7(4): 73-76 (2007).

Giordano J, Gomez CF, Harrison C. On the potential role for interventional pain management in palliative care. Pain Physician 10(3): 395-398 (2007)

Giordano J. Chronic pain and spirituality. Prac. Pain Management 7(3): 64-68 (2007)

Manchikanti L, Boswell MV, Giordano J. Evidence-based interventional pain management: principles, protocols, potential and applications. Pain Physician 10(2): 329-356 (2007)

Giordano J. A big picture: neurogenesis, pain and the reality and ethics of pain medicine. Prac. Pain Management, 7(2): 37-52 (2007).

Giordano J, Neale A. Daniel Callahan redux – business and medicine “Can this marriage work?” Del Med J 79(5): 185-187 (2007).

Giordano J. Resolutions: examining the past, present and future of practical pain management. Prac. Pain Management, 7(1): 63-67 (2007).           

Maricich Y, Giordano J.  Pain, suffering and the ethics of pain medicine: Is a deontic foundation sufficient? Am. J. Pain Management, 17: 130-138, (2007).

Giordano J.  Technology, techniques and tekne: On the ethical use of guidelines in the practice of interventional pain medicine. Pain Physician, 10: 1-5 (2007).

Giordano J, LeRoy P, Uthaman U. On the role of primary care within a system of integrative multi-disciplinary pain management. Prac. Pain Management, 6(8): 66-69 (2006).

Giordano  J.   Hospice, palliative care, and pain medicine: Meeting the obligations of non-abandonment and preserving the dignity of terminally ill patients. Del Med J, 78(11): 419-422 (2006).

Giordano J. Pain as disease and illness: Part Two – Structure and function of the ethics of pain medicine. Prac. Pain Management 6(7): 65-68 (2006).

Giordano  J. Changing the practice of pain medicine writ large and small through identifying problems and establishing goals. Pain Physician, 9: 283-286 (2006).

Giordano J. Understanding pain as disease and illness: Part One. Prac. Pain Management 6(6):70-73, (2006).

Giordano J. The moral community of the clinical pain medicine encounter. Prac.Pain Management, 6(5): 60-63, (2006).

Giordano J. Competence and commitment to care. Pain Practitioner, 16(2): 10-16, (2006).

Giordano J. Cassandra’s curse: Interventional pain management, policy and preserving meaning against a market mentality. Pain Physician, 9: 167-170 (2006).

Giordano J.  Agents, intentions and actions: moral virtue in pain medicine. Prac. Pain Management, 6(4): 76-80, (2006)

Giordano J. Of oaths, authenticity, and agency. Am. J. Pain Management, 16: 98-101 (2006).

Giordano J. On knowing: Domains of knowledge and intellectual virtue in practical pain management. Prac. Pain Management, 6(3): 65-67 (2006)

Giordano J. Dolor, morbus, patiens: Maldynia, pain as the illness of suffering. Pain Practitioner, 16 (1): 24-28, (2006)

Giordano J. Good as gold? The randomized controlled trial: pragmatic and ethical issues in pain research.  Am. J. Pain Management, 16; 68-71 (2006)

Giordano J. Dignity, and pain medicine at the end of life. Prac. Pain Management, 6(2): 68-70 (2006)

Giordano J. Pain medicine, morality and the marketplace; Time for a change. Prac. Pain Management, 6 (1): 88-89 (2006)

Giordano J. In the patients’ voice. Am. J. Pain Management 16 (1): 34-35 (2006)

Giordano J.  Bioethics and intractable pain. Prac. Pain Management 5(7): 72-79 (2005).

Giordano J.  Philosophical perspectives and ethical discourse in the challenges of pain research and treatment: An invitation. Am. J. Pain Management 15 (3): 103-106 (2005).

Giordano J. Toward a core philosophy and virtue-based ethics of pain medicine. Pain Practitioner, 15(2): 59-66 (2005).

Giordano J, Boswell MV.  Pain, placebo and nocebo: epistemic, ethical and practical issues. Pain Physician 8:331-333 (2005).

Governmental Whitepapers’Authorship/Contribution (5)

Leveraging neuroscience and neurotechnological (neuroS/T) development with focus on influence and deterrence in a networked world. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3 (May 2014).

Topics in operational considerations on insights from neurobiology on influence and extremism. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3 (April 2013).

Topics in the neurobiology of aggression: Implications for deterrence. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3 (February 2013)

National security challenges: Insights from social, neurobiological and complexity sciences. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3 (July 2012).

Neurobiology and cognitive science insights on radicalization and mobilization to violence: A review. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3 (June 2012)




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