Situational and psychophysiological factors in psychologically induced pain

@article{Bayer1991SituationalAP,
  title={Situational and psychophysiological factors in psychologically induced pain},
  author={Timothy L. Bayer and Paul E. Baer and Charles Early},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1991},
  volume={44},
  pages={45-50}
}
To investigate pain that occurs in the absence of painful stimulation, normal subjects were connected to a sham stimulator and were told that a headache could occur as a result of the electrical current they would receive. Half of the subjects who received this suggestion reported pain. The frequency and intensity of pain reports in a group which was given prior pain experience as a reference point in reporting pain and in a group which was exposed to a manipulation designed to reduce… CONTINUE READING

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