Mental imagery training for treatment of central neuropathic pain: a narrative review

  title={Mental imagery training for treatment of central neuropathic pain: a narrative review},
  author={Jaskirat Kaur and Shampa Ghosh and A. K. Sahani and J. K. Sinha},
  journal={Acta Neurologica Belgica},
Mental imagery is a quasi-perceptual experience in the absence of external stimuli. This concept has intrigued psychologists, sportspersons, neurologists and other scientists for over a decade now. Imagery has been used in rehabilitation and the results have been promising. Researchers refer to this as healing the body through the mind. However, the challenge is lack of standardized protocols, homogeneity and consistency in application of mental imagery in different populations. The purpose of… Expand
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