A systematic literature review of 10<ce:hsp sp=0.25></ce:hsp>years of research on sex/gender and pain perception – Part 2: Do biopsychosocial factors alter pain sensitivity differently in women and men?

@article{Racine2012ASL,
  title={A systematic literature review of 10<ce:hsp sp=0.25></ce:hsp>years of research on sex/gender and pain perception – Part 2: Do biopsychosocial factors alter pain sensitivity differently in women and men?},
  author={M{\'e}lanie Racine and Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme and Lorie Kloda and Dominique Dion and Manon Choini{\`e}re},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2012},
  volume={153},
  pages={619-635}
}
This systematic review summarizes the results of 10 years of laboratory research on pain and sex/gender. An electronic search strategy was designed by a medical librarian to access multiple databases. A total of 172 articles published between 1998 and 2008 were retrieved, analyzed, and synthesized. The second set of results presented in this review (129 articles) examined various biopsychosocial factors that may contribute to differences in pain sensitivity between healthy women and men. The… CONTINUE READING
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