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Howard Pikoff

Associate Librarian

420C Lockwood Memorial Library, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

  • Ph: 716-645-7747
pikoff@buffalo.edu

Education and Training

  • PhD, (Clinical Psychology/Behavioral Medicine), SUNY/Buffalo
  • MLS, (Library Studies), Pratt Institute
  • BA/MA, (Behavioral Psychology), Queens College

Employment

Howard Pikoff is a psychology librarian and a psychologist. Since 1975, he has divided his time between Lockwood Library and clinical work, in private practice and at the Pain Management Center of Buffalo General Hospital.

Publications

(selected)

Pikoff, H. (2019). Psychological mislabeling and the emergence of the biopsychosocial model. In A. Maikovich-Fong (Ed.), Handbook of psychosocial interventions for chronic pain (pp.…). New York: Routledge. (anticipated publication date, mid-2019)

Pikoff, H.B. (2017). Psychological mislabeling of chronic pain: Lessons from migraine in the 20th century. Pain Management, 7, 127-132. (preprint available at http://hdl.handle.net/10477/75110)

Pikoff, H. (2010). A study in psychological mislabelling: The rise and (protracted) fall of psychogenic fibromyalgia.  International Musculoskeletal Medicine, 32 , 129-132.(preprint available at http://hdl.handle.net/10477/2032)

Pikoff, H. (2004). Complementary headache therapy: A close look at the treatments and the evidence. Buffalo, N.Y.: Data for Decisions.

Pikoff, H. (1996). Treatment effectiveness handbook.  Buffalo, N.Y.: Data for Decisions.

Pikoff, H. (1987). A critical review of autogenic training in America.  Excerpted in J. Masters, T. Burish, S. Hollon, & D. Rimm (Eds.). Behavior therapy: Techniques and empirical findings, 3rd edition. N.Y.:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Pikoff, H. (1984). Is the muscular model of headache still viable? A review of conflicting data. Headache, 24, 186-198.

Pikoff, H. (1984). A critical review of autogenic training in America. Clinical Psychology Review, 4, 619-639.