Ethnic similarities and differences in the chronic pain experience: a comparison of african american, Hispanic, and white patients.

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OBJECTIVE Ethnic differences in the perception, experience, and impact of pain have received growing attention in recent years. Although studies comparing pain among African Americans, Hispanics, and whites have yielded mixed findings, increasing evidence suggests an enhancement of the pain experience for African American and Hispanic patients. Mechanisms… (More)

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@article{Edwards2005EthnicSA, title={Ethnic similarities and differences in the chronic pain experience: a comparison of african american, Hispanic, and white patients.}, author={Robert Edwards and Mario M Moric and Brenda Husfeldt and Asokumar Buvanendran and Olga Ivankovich}, journal={Pain medicine}, year={2005}, volume={6 1}, pages={88-98} }