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Cortical processing of visceral and somatic stimulation: differentiating pain intensity from unpleasantness.

Abstract:

Visceral and somatic pain perception differs in several aspects: poor localization of visceral pain and the ability of visceral pain to be referred to somatic structures. The perception of pain intensity and affect in visceral and somatic pain syndromes is often different, with visceral pain reported as more unpleasant. To determine whether these behavioral differences are due to differences in the central processing of visceral and somatic pain, non-invasive imaging tools are required to exa...

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Journal:
Neuroscience
Volume:
133
Issue:
2
Pages:
533-542
Publication date:
2005-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7544
ISSN:
0306-4522
URN:
uuid:81a5690d-1e9c-4fb7-99ad-b1ff9fb63a1a
Source identifiers:
241916
Local pid:
pubs:241916

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