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Pain affect encoded in human anterior cingulate but not somatosensory cortex.
These findings provide direct experimental evidence in humans linking frontal-lobe limbic activity with pain affect, as originally suggested by early clinical lesion studies.
Psychological and neural mechanisms of the affective dimension of pain.
- D. Price
- Psychology, BiologyScience
- 9 June 2000
The affective dimension of pain is made up of feelings of unpleasantness and emotions associated with future implications, termed secondary affect. Experimental and clinical studies show serial…
The validation of visual analogue scales as ratio scale measures for chronic and experimental pain
Mechanisms of hyperalgesian and morphine tolerance: a current view of their possible interactions
Peripheral suppression of first pain and central summation of second pain evoked by noxious heat pulses
Cerebral Mechanisms of Hypnotic Induction and Suggestion
- P. Rainville, R. Hofbauer, T. Paus, G. Duncan, M. Bushnell, D. Price
- PsychologyJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Results support a state theory of hypnosis in which occipital increases in rCBF and delta activity reflect the alteration of consciousness associated with decreased arousal and possible facilitation of visual imagery.
The mechanisms of manual therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain: a comprehensive model.
A comprehensive review of the placebo effect: recent advances and current thought.
The demonstration of the involvement of placebo mechanisms inclinical trials and routine clinical practice has highlighted interesting considerations for clinical trial design and opened up opportunities for ethical enhancement of these mechanisms in clinical practice.
An analysis of factors that contribute to the magnitude of placebo analgesia in an experimental paradigm