Sex and Race Differences in Rating Others' Pain, Pain-related Negative Mood, Pain Coping, and Recommending Medical Help.

@article{Alqudah2010SexAR,
  title={Sex and Race Differences in Rating Others' Pain, Pain-related Negative Mood, Pain Coping, and Recommending Medical Help.},
  author={Ashraf F. Alqudah and Adam T. Hirsh and Lauren A Stutts and Cindy D Scipio and Michael Edward Robinson},
  journal={Journal of cyber therapy and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={63-70}
}
This study examined the influence of Virtual Humans' (VH) sex and race on participants' ratings of pain intensity, pain unpleasantness, pain-related negative mood, pain coping, and recommendations for medical help. Seventy-five undergraduates viewed a series of VHs and provided computerized visual analog scale (VAS) ratings for the five domains listed above. Mixed model ANOVA analyses showed that participants of both sexes and races viewed female VHs as experiencing greater pain intensity… CONTINUE READING

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