Neuroimaging: visualising the brain in pain

  title={Neuroimaging: visualising the brain in pain},
  author={Amber May},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
The neuroimaging of experimental and clinical pain has revolutionised our understanding of the physiological responses to pain and paved the way for a better understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic pain syndromes. Extensive research on the central mechanisms regarding the sensory-discriminative dimensions of pain have revealed a complex network of cortical and subcortical brain structures involved in the transmission and integration of pain, the so-called pain matrix. Although brain… CONTINUE READING

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