DAMGO in the central amygdala alleviates the affective dimension of pain in a rat model of inflammatory hyperalgesia.

@article{Zhang2013DAMGOIT,
  title={DAMGO in the central amygdala alleviates the affective dimension of pain in a rat model of inflammatory hyperalgesia.},
  author={Rui-xin Zhang and M Zhang and Aihui Li and Luanfeng Pan and Brian M. Berman and Ke Ren and Lixing Lao},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={252},
  pages={359-66}
}
Pain has sensory-discriminative and emotional-affective dimensions. Recent studies show that the affective component can be assessed with a conditioned place avoidance (CPA) test. We hypothesized that systemic morphine before a post-conditioning test would more potently attenuate the affective aspect compared to the sensory component and that [d-Ala2-N-Me… CONTINUE READING