Cerebral activation during hypnotically induced and imagined pain

@article{Derbyshire2004CerebralAD,
  title={Cerebral activation during hypnotically induced and imagined pain},
  author={Stuart W. G. Derbyshire and M G Whalley and V. Andrew Stenger and David A. Oakley},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={392-401}
}

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