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Imaging attentional modulation of pain in the periaqueductal gray in humans.

Abstract:

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience usually triggered by stimulation of peripheral nerves and often associated with actual or potential tissue damage. It is well known that pain perception for patients and normal subjects can be modulated by psychological factors, such as attention, stress, and arousal. Our understanding of how this modulation occurs at a neuroanatomical level is poor. Here we neuroanatomically defined a key area in the network of brain regions active in re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
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Journal:
Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
7
Pages:
2748-2752
Publication date:
2002-04-01
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
Language:
English
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pubs:116327
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uuid:62a2f7cb-f6c3-4a0b-9bfc-1e51a62eeb5e
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pubs:116327
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116327
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2012-12-19

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