Management of pain through cerebral activation. An experimental analogue of alexithymia.

@article{Kaplan1976ManagementOP,
  title={Management of pain through cerebral activation. An experimental analogue of alexithymia.},
  author={Charles D. Kaplan and M J Wogan},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={1976},
  volume={27 3-6},
  pages={144-53}
}
The present experiment was designed to explore the relationship between pain, language and cerebral functioning in normal subjects, as an analogue to alexithymia. Left hemisphere cerebral activation, as measured by an EEG-alpha ratio score, was found to be associated with a reported increase in painful sensation during painful stimulation. Right hemisphere… CONTINUE READING