Morning types are less sensitive to pain than evening types all day long

@article{Jankowski2013MorningTA,
  title={Morning types are less sensitive to pain than evening types all day long},
  author={Konrad S Jankowski},
  journal={European Journal of Pain},
  year={2013},
  volume={17}
}
  • K. Jankowski
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Psychology, Biology
  • European Journal of Pain
Diurnal variations in pain have been observed in experimental protocols, post‐surgery states and pathological conditions. Chronotype is considered to have the most profound effect on diurnal variations, and in addition, previous studies suggest that evening types may be more vulnerable to pain than morning types. This study aimed to examine whether or not morning and evening chronotypes differ in terms of their daily levels and diurnal fluctuations of pain sensitivity. 
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