Cory W. Whitney

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The course of pain associated with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and other chronic pain conditions is typically episodic. Its expression may influence when a person seeks treatment, for example, when the level of pain flares up or exceeds its characteristic severity. Improvement in pain status subsequent to entering treatment may be due to: (1) specific(More)
Pain can be influenced by both pharmacologic and psychologic factors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the pharmacologic and psychologic factors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the pharmacologic and psychologic processes that may play a role when topical anesthesia is used to reduce the pain of dental injections. Subjects were(More)
The baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) is a remarkable key tree species with different uses in many African countries. International interest in the species has intensified in recent years. Despite the wide distribution of the baobab in many African regions, the tree has been reported to be absent in Uganda. In 2015 and 2016, research trips in the Central,(More)
Using the method of adjusted learning, subjects learned number-noun pairs while breathing either placebo or 30% nitrous oxide. Subjects breathing nitrous oxide required more acquisition trials to attain a learning criterion than did subjects breathing placebo. Two weeks later, half of the subjects from each group were administered either placebo or nitrous(More)
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