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Neuro-genetics of persistent pain.

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Pain is a complex consciousness that emerges from the brain, and is commonly a result of nociception; the physiological process initiated by activation of specialised high-threshold peripheral sensory neurons. When pain is persistent, its affective aspects can dominate and cause considerable suffering. This chronic pain state is not an inevitable consequence of physical injury or disease. Instead, susceptibility to chronic pain results from complex interactions between multiple genes and the ...

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10.1016/j.conb.2012.11.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Current opinion in neurobiology
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
127-132
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1873-6882
ISSN:
0959-4388
URN:
uuid:01c11bc3-ae1f-4421-b2c1-463abe1c5f81
Source identifiers:
367793
Local pid:
pubs:367793
Language:
English
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