The devil in the corner: A mixed-methods study of metaphor use by those with spinal cord injury-specific neuropathic pain.

OBJECTIVES Metaphorical expressions of persistent pain play an influential role in the modulation of pain. This may be particularly distressing for those with physical disabilities such as spinal cord injury (SCI). Neuropathic pain (NP) after SCI is often described using metaphorical expressions such as burning and electricity. This study explored the use… CONTINUE READING