Relationship of ethnicity, gender, and ambulatory blood pressure to pain sensitivity: effects of individualized pain rating scales.

@article{Campbell2004RelationshipOE,
  title={Relationship of ethnicity, gender, and ambulatory blood pressure to pain sensitivity: effects of individualized pain rating scales.},
  author={Tavis S Campbell and Joel W. Hughes and Susan S. Girdler and William Maixner and Andrew Sherwood},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={183-91}
}
UNLABELLED A growing literature has reported significant reductions in pain sensitivity associated with increasing levels of blood pressure. However, most of this research has been limited to casual blood pressure assessments in white men. The present study examined associations between pain reports and ambulatory blood pressure in a sample of African American and white men and women. Possible response bias during pain assessment due to ethnicity and gender was evaluated with individualized… CONTINUE READING

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