The subjective experience of pain is affected by various modulating factors, such as the sufferer's level of anxiety or distraction. A recent study sheds light on the neural underpinnings of pain modulation and illustrates how we can advance towards an integrated psychological, neurobiological and clinical taxonomy of pain modulations.
Trends Cogn Sci
180 - 182
brain, neurobiology, pain, pain modulation, psychology, taxonomy, Female, Humans, Male, Nociception, Nucleus Accumbens, Prefrontal Cortex