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Dysmenorrhoea is associated with central changes in otherwise healthy women.

Abstract:

Patients with chronic pain conditions demonstrate altered central processing of experimental noxious stimuli, dysfunction of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and reduced quality of life. Dysmenorrhoea is not considered a chronic pain condition, but is associated with enhanced behavioural responses to experimental noxious stimuli. We used behavioural measures, functional magnetic resonance imaging, and serum steroid hormone levels to investigate the response to experimental thermal sti...

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10.1016/j.pain.2011.03.029

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Pain
Volume:
152
Issue:
9
Pages:
1966-1975
Publication date:
2011-09-01
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EISSN:
1872-6623
ISSN:
0304-3959
Source identifiers:
242198
Language:
English
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pubs:242198
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uuid:35c11b50-8974-4639-aa93-bdc6c4abda05
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pubs:242198
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2012-12-19

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